Of the Day – 08.03.10

Read of the Day:

  • Five failed American remakes of foreign movies. [Hollywood.com]

News of the Day:

  • Screenwriter of the first two Superman movies and several James Bond films, Tom Mankiewicz has died at the age of 68. [USA Today]

Review of the Day:

  • The birth of internet porn movie Middle Men opens this weekend and Emanuel Levy calls it “thematically riveting, but unevenly executed.” [Emanuel Levy]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • TCM’s Summer Under the Stars continues tonight with Steve McQueen and his film Bullitt, which will be on at 10:15pm ET/9:15pm CT. [TCM]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “It was said of her great-grandmother that the only members of the cabinet who weren’t her lovers were the ones who had reason to believe they might be her father.” — Name the movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: Wall Street (1987)

Picture of the Day:

  • (Above) Some pretty stunning minimalist posters for the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow 2010. [Rope of Silicon]

Video of the Day:

  • The trailer for David Schwimmer’s Toronto Film Festival entry Trust has appeared online. Check it out below. [Rope of Silicon]

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