Of the Day – 08.31.11

Read of the Day:

  • Read Guy Lodge’s Venice Film Festival preview to see what good stuff the Lido has in store. [In Contention]

News of the Day:

  • A new Coen Brothers movie loosely based on ’60s folk legend Dave von Renk has gotten its title: Inside Llewyn Davis. [The Playlist]

Review of the Day:

  • Check out the Review Round-Up for George Clooney’s new film The Ides of March. [Film Misery]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Film Festival Bookies (who apparently exist) have chosen David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method as the favorite to win the Venice Film Festival and War Horse as the favorite to win Best Picture. [The Guardian]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • Orson Welles’ classic clocktower drama The Stranger is available for free streaming online. [YouTube]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “We’ll split the advertising, Fred and I. He just won’t have any presents for his kids at Christmas.”
    “He’s a Jew.”
    “Well don’t tell him that. He loves Christmas.” — Name the movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: Gosford Park (2001)

Video of the Day:

  • The teaser trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos’ upcoming film Alps is brief, but quite funny. [The Playlist]

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