//Of the Day – 08.11.11

Of the Day – 08.11.11

Read of the Day:

  • “He bores me,” said Francois Truffaut about Michelangelo Antonioni. See 30 more filmmaker-on-filmmaker insults. [Flavorwire]

News of the Day:

  • Oscar winner The King’s Speech is going to make the natural transition back to the stage. [Deadline]

Review of the Day:

  • Jeff Wells directs to Rene Rodriguez’s early analysis of the Straw Dogs remake. He describes it as remarkably similar to the original, but leaves the viewer with a completely different aftertaste. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The classic Orson Welles and Edward G. Robinson film The Stranger is available for free online streaming. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Jim it’s Marriage, it’s one of the most beautiful things on Earth, it’s what people aspired.”
    “Well you never got married…”
    “That’s true…”
    “I mean, you never even tried.”
    “Uh, it’s hard to define “tried’.” — Name the movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: Easy A (2010)

Picture of the Day:

  • Eerie new poster for Cannes favorite We Need to Talk About Kevin. [Awards Daily]

Video of the Day:

  • The trailer for the Gotham and Spirit Award winning film Littlerock looks wholly indie. [indieWIRE]

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