//Of the Day – 08.31.11

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]

Alex started Film Misery in early 2009 after living the site’s title for many years. His film obsession began in high school when he and his friends would see all of the Oscar Best Picture nominees and try to make predictions...Full Bio.