Quote of the Day: Margin Call

From the film Margin Call comes this bit of moralizing about the true nature of finance capitalism.

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The Great Dictator Speaks to #OccupyWallStreet

Charlie Chaplin was a comedian but he was also a deeply political man. His politics eventually got him exiled from the United States in 1952 during the height of the Red Scare. This is, perhaps, his finest cinematic moment.

h/t Appleton Wonk!

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“Sherlock Holmes” trailer

Robert Downey Jr. is set to start in Guy Ritchie’s re-imagining of the Sherlock Holmes character, due for release in theatres late in 2009. Here’s the trailer:

I’m a sucker for a good action movie…

And Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen looks like a great action movie:

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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