//Of the Day – 08.24.10

Of the Day – 08.24.10

Read of the Day:

News of the Day:

  • The 2012 Oscar race may have found an early frontrunner with the announcement of the Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock starring, Stephen Daldry directed, Scott Rudin produced film adaptation of the 9/11 novel Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. [Thompson on Hollywood]

Review of the Day:

  • The Last Exorcism is off to a strong start with a positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Marshall Fine calls it “taut and economical”. [Hollywood & Fine]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The Korean film Mother from Joon-ho Bong is now available for instant streaming on Netflix. [Netflix]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “The theater’s too deep for me. I prefer bicycling.” — Name the movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: The Book of Eli (2010)

Picture of the Day:

  • New images from Anton Corbijn’s The American show a bearded George Clooney looking very Syriana-esque. [Collider]

Video of the Day:

  • The official trailer for the American economic documentary Inside Job has premiered online and it looks incredible. Check it out below or at Apple in High Definition. [Apple]

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