Of the Day – 05.09.11

Read of the Day:

  • The Cannes Film Festival kicks off tomorrow and so coverage will soon be heavy. This year they turned to big stars in its attempt to re-assert itself as the world’s best film fest. [The Hollywood Reporter]

News of the Day:

  • Screenwriter of Rope and Tony-winning director Arthur Laurents has died at the age of 93. [Vulture]

Review of the Day:

  • Priest is getting pretty bad reviews from the critics with Total Film calling it “little more than fancy-looking demo video for your next HD-TV.” [Total Film]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • A film that received a lot of love from Film Misery readers, Easy A, is now available on Watch Instantly. [Netflix]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “There’s loose women, and there’s whores… and there’s British soldier’s whores!” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1995)

Picture of the Day:

  • The awesome Criterion cover for Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator. [Awards Daily]

Video of the Day:

  • SNL landed a rare hit this weekend with this song featuring closeted cinephile Michael Bolton. [Vulture]

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  • Jose

    I’m not surprised that Priest is getting panned, what does surprise me though is that peoiple actually liked that SNL digital short. I thought it was one of the worst things in that episode (So dissapointed in you Tina)

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