Of the Day – 08.08.11

Read of the Day:

  • Jeff Wells does his best to simplify the new Oscar voting process with some help from Steve Pond. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

News of the Day:

  • After her breakthrough in Another Earth the new hot item in town is Brit Marling and she is being pursued by three big name directors. [Vulture]

Review of the Day:

  • In this quick review of Miranda July’s The Future, Fernando Croce describes it as “the strangest study of artistic and parental anxiety since Eraserhead.” [The Daily Notebook]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The original The Phantom of the Opera from 1925 is available for free streaming on YouTube. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Sister, I don’t know if you and me are on the same side. I’ll be standing with my son and those who are good with my son. It’d be nice to see you there.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: The Planet of the Apes (1968)

Picture of the Day:

  • If you’re behind on your Planet of the Apes watching, this infographic will help you catch up. [IGN]

Video of the Day:

  • The new trailer for Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous is strange, but still looks excellent. [The Playlist]

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  • I should know that quote. It’s so familiar, but I just can’t place it.

  • I tried remember films that I’ve seen that has anything to do with Sisters and yes that quote sounds so familiar and it snapped me: Doubt! Am I right?

    Talking about Anonymous, will be a critical hit surprise like Rise of the Apes? Because the trailer looks good but it could actually deceive us

  • Here’s a hint about the Quote of the Day. I very frequently use a movie that features an actor or actress that is appearing in another movie coming out in the coming weekend. That ‘Doubt’ quote comes from Viola Davis who appears this weekend in ‘The Help.’

    I’m a sucker for Shakespeare so I’m excited for ‘Anonymous,’ although I think Roland Emmerich is a very strange director choice.

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