Read of the Day:
- In anticipation of the Toronto International Film Festival, the TIFF curators and stakeholders have released a list of 100 Essential Films. I’ve seen 44 of the 100 – how many have you seen? [TIFF via Thomspon on Hollywood]
News of the Day:
- Paramount has picked up the rights to a Hunchback of Notre Dame remake which is to be an action-adventure loosely based on Victor Hugo’s original novel. [First Showing]
Review of the Day:
- It claims not to be a review, but Steven Zeitchek’s write-up on Inception says it’s not a masterpiece, but calls it “cinematic Calamine lotion amid a swarm of mosquitoes.” [24 Frames]
Free Movie of the Day:
- Shakespeare and World War II combine in Ernst Lubitsch’s comedy To Be or Not to Be on TCM tonight at 8pm ET/7pm CT. [TCM]
Movie Quote of the Day:
- “How dare he make love to me and not be a married man.” — Name the movie?
Yesterday’s Answer: Memento (2000) — Duncan was first to answer correctly.
Video of the Day:
- The entire synopsis for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World in one minute. [Cinematical]