//Of the Day – 10.10.11

Of the Day – 10.10.11

Read of the Day:

  • With movies like The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and War Horse slated for December, here are five reasons why they may have it right. [The Hollywood Reporter]

News of the Day:

  • Werner Herzog has convinced Sundance Selects to release his much lauded documentary Into the Abyss this year instead of next. [The Playlist]

Review of the Day:

  • Bela Tarr’s latest film The Turin Horse has inspired some very mixed responses after playing at the New York Film Festival. [The Daily Notebook]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain will be campaigned in the supporting category for their roles in The Tree of Life. Makes sense. [Entertainment Weekly]

Streaming Movie of the Day:

  • Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia became available on iTunes this weekend and can be rented for $10.00. [iTunes]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “If our Lord wasn’t testing us, how would you account for the proliferation, these days, of this obscene rock and roll music, with its gospel of easy sexuality and relaxed morality?” — Name the movie?

Picture of the Day:

  • New photos of Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo have arrived online. [The Playlist]

Video of the Day:

  • The mildly funny Moneyball spoof Tinyballs was on SNL over the weekend. [Rope of Silicon]

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