Of the Weekend – 05.28-31.10

Read of the Weekend:

News of the Weekend:

  • I’m out of town and away from the internet for a few days and one of the biggest movie stories of the year breaks – Guillermo Del Toro has left The Hobbit! [The One Ring]

Review of the Weekend:

  • Four Criterion reviews in one post: Walkabout, Stagecoach, Ride With the Devil, and The Fugitive Kind. [The Playlist]

Free Movie of the Day:

  • Tonight ESPN sports anchor Rich Eisen is the guest programmer on TCM and he has chosen the basketball classic Hoosiers, apropos for the late Dennis Hopper. [TCM]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “Man, everybody got chicken, that’s what happened. Hey, we can’t even get into like, a second-rate hotel, I mean, a second-rate motel, you dig? They think we’re gonna cut their throat or somethin’. They’re scared, man.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: Blazing Saddles (1974)

Picture of the Day:

  • (Above) In a clever marketing campaign for the movie Cyrus, Fox Searchlight has released this “Don’t F*ck My Mom” t-shirt. [The Playlist]

Video of the Day:

  • Batman and Iron Man share a musical number entitled “I’m a Marvel, I’m a DC”. [Cinematical]

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  • Jose

    Might I suggest Alfonso Cuaron for The Hobbit?

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