//Of the Day – 11.28.11

Of the Day – 11.28.11

Read of the Day:

  • Nick Davis, one of my favorite film writers/scholars, is revamping his list of top 100 movies of all-time. [Nick’s Flick Picks]

News of the Day:

  • Legendary British director Ken Russell has died at the age of 84. [The Guardian]

Review of the Day:

  • War Horse gets a rave from British press. [Telegraph]

Awards News of the Day:

  • Anthony Mackie will be announcing the Independent Spirit Award Nominations as they come in tomorrow. [indieWIRE]

Streaming Movie of the Day:

  • See the Wong Kar Wai film Days of Being Wild on Netflix Watch Instantly in anticipation of Justin’s upcoming review. [Netflix]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “When you’re hung from a cross you’re gonna say anything. Jesus offers him a seat next to his daddy in a place called paradise you’re always gonna put your hand up and have a piece of that.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Picture of the Day:

  • New images of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus have appeared online and it looks a lot like Alien. [The Playlist]

Video of the Day:

  • An English subtitled trailer for the next film from legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman has premiered online (NSFW). [The Playlist]

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