//Of the Day – 09.12.11

Of the Day – 09.12.11

Read of the Day:

  • 6 things the film industry doesn’t want you to know about including creative accounting and script theft. [Film School Rejects]

News of the Day:

  • Cliff Robertson, who won an Oscar for his role in the 1969 film Charly has passed away at the age of 88. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Review of the Day:

  • The ensemble film The Oranges is getting a mixed response in Toronto. David Rooney calls it a “shaky comedy.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Steve McQueen’s Shame has gotten an instant Oscar bump as Fox Searchlight has picked it up for distribution. Look for an official release date in the next few weeks and an Oscar campaign for Michael Fassbender. [Rope of Silicon]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • Michael Almeryeda’s Hamlet starring Ethan Hawke as the thoughtful Dane is available for free streaming online. [Hulu]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Look, you work your side of the street, and I’ll work mine.” — Name the movie
    Last Week’s Answer: Straw Dogs (1971)

Picture of the Day:

  • This beautiful looking mansion will somehow feature in David Fincher’s upcoming The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. [Mouth Taped Shut]

Video of the Day:

  • A U.S. trailer for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy has been released with plenty of intrigue and suspense. [Rope of Silicon]

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