//Of the Day – 01.14.10

Of the Day – 01.14.10

Read of the Day:

  • Seven moments from classic films that you might not know were improvised. Apparently Kubrick didn’t know what a reach-around was. [Spike]

News of the Day:

  • More Sundance films will be released on Video on Demand – Shock Doctrine, Daddy Longlegs, and 7 Days (Les 7 Jours du Talion). [The Independent]

Review of the Day:

  • The Spy Next Door has been getting awesomely bad reviews. This one from Claudia Puig is pretty entertaining. [USA Today]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Moments after I expressed my displeasure with the Twilight-ization of the Golden Globes, Oscar telecast director Adam Shankman suggested via his mostly unintelligible twitter page that he is trying to do the same thing to the Oscars. Yikes. [Twitter]

Picture of the Day:

  • (After the jump) A new poster has been released for acclaimed director of The Host, Joon ho’s newest film Mother. [CHUD]

Trailer of the Day:

  • Fans of The Wire will be happy to see the new trailer for The Avon Barksdale Story – the real-life backstory of the gangster portrayed on the hit HBO show. [Cinematical]

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