//Of the Day – 12.14.09

Of the Day – 12.14.09

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Read of the Day:

  • Kris Tapley always does a great end of the year piece. This year he gives top ranks to A Serious Man. [In Contention]

News of the Day:

  • Our tax dollars are hard at work combating movie piracy as Congress sets aside $30 million for the tracking down and prosecution of movie pirates. [Cinematical]

Review of the Day:

  • Shutter Island premiered at Butt-Numb-a-Thon, the Ain’t it Cool News film festival, Peter Sciretta reports that the audience reaction was divided and he posts some micro-reviews. [/Film]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • Brad Brevet proposes that Avatar could have been submitted for Best Animated Feature, which may have people looking at that category differently in the future. [Rope of Silicon]

Picture of the Day:

  • (Above) Speaking of Avatar sneaking into categories it doesn’t belong, could this photo help it get into consideration for an acting nomination? [Movieline]

Trailer of the Day:

  • The U.S. trailer for Foreign Film hopeful A Prophet came out in Hi-Def and it looks fantastic. [Apple Trailers]

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