//Of the Day – 10.17.11

Of the Day – 10.17.11

Read of the Day:

  • A new book about legendary film critic Pauline Kael is coming out so A.O. Scott and Manhola Dargis have a conversation about her. [New York Times]

News of the Day:

  • In other bizarre Drive related news, the man who threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods is now saying it was because of Nicholas Winding Refn’s movie. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Review of the Day:

  • Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin screened at the London Film Festival over the weekend and Mike Goodridge calls it a “spellbinding cinematic feat.” [Screen Daily]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • The Artist has won the Audience Award at the Hamptons Film Festival. This is significant because many Academy members live in the Hamptons. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Streaming Movie of the Day:

  • The French film The Princess of Montpensier from this year is now available on Watch Instantly. [Netflix]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Oh, great. You get the girl, I get the coroner.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: The Thing from Another World (1951)

Picture of the Day:

Video of the Day:

  • The new trailer for Woman in Black shows Daniel Radcliffe looking more scared than when he faced Voldemort. [io9]

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