//Of the Day – 07.11.11

Of the Day – 07.11.11

Read of the Day:

  • Edward Lawrenson got to tour Ingmar Bergman’s collection during last week’s Bergman week and it was discovered the legendary auteur loved Die Hard and the Ocean’s 11 remake. [The Guardian]

News of the Day:

  • Character actor Billy Beck, who has appeared in over 100 movies and television shows since 1955, died last week at the age of 91. [Variety]

Review of the Day:

  • In his not-quite-review of The Help, Jeffrey Wells says Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer have to be considered frontrunners for the Supporting Actress Oscar. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The must watch Battleship Potemkin is now viewable for free on YouTube. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “I didn’t get into the Slug Club. It’s okay, though. He’s got Belby handing out towels in the loo. ” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)

Picture of the Day:

  • The entire cast of Harry Potter reunites for one last photo call. [Movieline]

Video of the Day:

  • A new full-length trailer for The Adventures of Tintin is out and it looks like it might be a solid adventure film. I’m not completely sold on the animation style yet, however. [The Playlist]

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