//Of the Day – 05.04.10

Of the Day – 05.04.10

Read of the Day:

News of the Day:

  • Kick-Ass and Layer Cake director Matthew Vaughn is poised to direct X-Men: First Class. [Variety]

Review of the Day:

  • A movie that I don’t think looks very good, but has gotten surprisingly good reviews is the SNL spinoff MacGruber. Elise Nakhnikian calls it “wildly entertaining”. [Slant]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The 1933 hit Stagecoach is on TCM tonight at 8pm ET/7pm CT. [TCM]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Well, Jim, since you are my guest and I am your host, what’s your pleasure? What do you like to do?
    “Oh, I don’t know. Play chess… screw…”
    “Well, let’s play chess.”
    Yesterday’s Answer: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Picture of the Day:

  • (Above right) Hank Azaria looks terrifying in the new set photo from the Smurfs movie. [Coming Soon]

Trailer of the Day:

  • Anton Corbijn’s assassin thriller The American got its world premiere trailer yesterday. Expect this film to be on a lot of upcoming Oscar lists (including ours). [Rope of Silicon]
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