Of the Day – 09.21.10

Read of the Day:

  • The 40 most baffling plot holes in popular movie. [Total Film]

News of the Day:

  • J.J. Abrams has filled out the rest of his cast for the upcoming Super 8, which includes Kyle Chandler and Elle Fanning. [THR]

Review of the Day:

  • Michell Orange thinks that You Will Meet a Tall, Dark Stranger is not top form Woody Allen, but it is great nonetheless. [Movieline]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • At an Academy screening of The Town apparently the reaction was very positive. [Deadline]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon has recently been added to the Watch Instantly list. [Netflix]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “And like that, she was gone. We gave our statements. Nick and Remy the same. All of us spared any blame for Amanda’s death. Jack Doyle resigned on the condition that he and he alone be held accountable. He was granted the dignity of early retirement, but the humiliation of half a pension. It was an ignominious end to an illustrious career.” — Name the Movie?
    Yesterday’s Answer: Harold and Maude (1971)

Picture of the Day:

  • A stunning still from the original Dracula (1931) with Bela Lugosi. [Old Hollywood]

Video of the Day:

  • Are you a struggling actor who keeps losing roles because you have so much charisma? Check out the Michael Cera school of acting! [Deadline]

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  • Jeff M

    Gone Baby Gone

  • Andrew R.

    The plot hole thing was inspired by The Town, I bet.

    If it’s the bank robbery capital of America, STOP BUILDING BANKS!

    (Side note: I have wondered about #12 and #8 on that list A LOT. Thank you, Total Film, for providing a fairly logical explanation!)

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