//Of the Day – 10.24.11

Of the Day – 10.24.11

Read of the Day:

  • A detailed look into the viral campaign being put on by the marketing team behind The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. [/Film]

News of the Day:

  • Joss Whedon has apparently filmed an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing in secret simultaneously with his shooting of The Avengers. [Whedonesque]

Review of the Day:

  • The Rum Diary played at the Austin Film Festival and The Playlist says it has its moments, but is overall insignificant. [The Playlist]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Shame has been given an NC-17 rating by the MPAA making it an unlikely Oscar contender, but a strong Critics Top Ten contender. [/Film]

Streaming Movie of the Day:

  • The original Halloween has been added to Hulu just in time for…Halloween. [Hulu]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “There he goes. One of God’s own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: Paranormal Activity (2009)

Picture of the Day:

  • A fabulous spacial shot from Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest. [Old Hollywood]

Video of the Day:

  • A new international trailer for Martin Scorcese’s Hugo has appeared online. [Empire]

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