Of the Weekend – 07.03-06.10

Read of the Weekend:

News of the Weekend:

  • The Hobbit delays and troubles may cause the production to lose Ian McKellen as Gandalf. [The Playlist]

Review of the Weekend:

  • The Inception reviews came pouring in this weekend. I will have a separate post dedicated to those, pending…

Free Movie of the Day:

  • The original classic Around the World in 80 Days is on TCM tonight at 11:15pm ET/10:15pm CT. [TCM]

Movie Quote of the Day:

  • “No bastard has ever won a war by dying for his country. He’s won it by making the other poor, dumb bastard die for his.” — Name the movie?
    Last Week’s Answer: Pierrot le fou (1965)

Pictures of the Weekend:

  • The official teaser poster for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows premiered over the Holiday weekend. [First Showing]
  • A sweet interactive graphic for the 4th of July shows the United States of Movies. [Hollywood.com]
  • Scott Campbell illustrates film’s most famous showdowns. I like The Princess Bride one. [Cinematical]

Video of the Weekend:

  • Alfred Hitchcock’s explanation of a Macguffin is illustrated. [Awards Daily]

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  • Brandon Cooley

    the quote is from Patton

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