//Of the Day – 06.13.11

Of the Day – 06.13.11

Read of the Day:

  • In light of recent events, a special on Sex Scandals and Politics at the Movies. [Alt Film Guide]

News of the Day:

  • Producer Laura Ziskin, whose career included films like As Good as It Gets and the three Spider-Man films, passed away at the age of 61. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Review of the Day:

  • Early reviews for Winnie the Pooh are really positive. I have to admit I’m kind of excited for this movie. [Variety]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • Georges Melies’ A Trip to the Moon, which was one of my favorite alien movies announced on the podcast, can be viewed for free on YouTube. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “The lack of humility before nature that’s being displayed here, uh… staggers me.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: E.T. (1982)

Picture of the Day:

  • The first glimpse of Emma Watson in the upcoming adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. [The Playlist]

Video of the Day:

  • The trailer for Sundance Film Festival 2011 hit Pariah is now online. [iTunes Trailers]

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