//Of the Day – 08.29.11

Of the Day – 08.29.11

Read of the Day:

  • A.O. Scott writes about the most polarizing movies of the Summer and why discussing them is not a waste of time. [The New York Times]

News of the Day:

  • James Toback, author of the original film The Gambler, is not happy that the movie is being remade by Martin Scorcese. [The Playlist]

Review of the Day:

  • Even though it was posted in February of this year, Guy Lodge’s rave of Coriolanus is being revisited by many in the weeks leading up to its release. [In Contention]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • All the raves for My Week With Marilyn are for Michelle Williams and Jeff Wells is saying she belongs at the front of the Best Actress race. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The classic Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much from 1956 is free to watch online. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Nurse, as I love you and you love me, you will bind my breast and buy me a boy’s wig. ” — Name the movie?

Picture of the Day:

Video of the Day:

  • Check out this impressive compilation of walk-away shots with the camera following close behind. There is a lot of Tarantino. How many films can you name? [Video Gone Viral]

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