Of the Day – 12.22.09

Read of the Day:

  • Another end of the decade list I can mostly agree with – the 30 Best Films of the Decade. [Film School Rejects]

News of the Day:

  • The Utah man who inspired Dustin Hoffman’s character in Rain Man passed away at 58. [MSNBC]

Review of the Day:

  • Nine is still being predicted to make it in as a Best Picture candidate despite the fact that is is hovering below 50% on Rotten Tomatoes. Lou Lumenick says it’s a real-life “Springtime for Hitler” from The Producers. [The New York Post]

Oscar News of the Day:

  • The late Roy Scheider is being campaigned for a posthumous Oscar in a movie that you’ve never heard of. [IFC]

Picture of the Day:

  • (Above) A nerdy Holiday ornament that is an M & M dressed as Princess Leia. It blows my geek mind. [Topless Robot]

Trailer of the Day:

  • The trailer for the upcoming Karate Kid remake has landed and it looks tolerable. Jaden Smith looks much to young for Daniel San, however. Check it out after the jump. [Trailer Addict]

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  • Jeff

    That’s Queen Amidala, not princess Leia.

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