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“I’m often up for a lazy movie if it’s on TV” is a project by Tyson Armstrong that lets you “quickly see which movies are on TV”1. Great idea, elegant execution. You can read about the (rapid) development of the project on Tyson’s blog.

I have this weird thing where if a movie is on TV and I own the DVD, I’ll put the DVD on. helps me continue to be weird.

1. On Australian free-to-air networks

My micro life: 10:17am, 25 June 2012

Jaws would have been even scarier if it had been about a shart.

Found object: 7:44am, 18 August 2011

It’s good to see Hollywood finally recognising the dramatic potential of a movie about co-operative shadow puppetry.

“Up your gizzard, you fat pimp”

Jeremy Duns in The Independent reveals some details from the unfilmed adaptation of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, scripted by the so-called ‘Shakespeare of Hollywood’ Ben Hecht. The script was written in the early 1960s and had been sitting with Hecht’s papers in Chicago’s Newberry Library since 1979. Sounds like it would have made a cracking Bond flick.

The Big LEGOwski

Nicely shot LEGO® recreation of certain scenes from the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski by Lennart Bendixen. The moustaches on LEGO® The Jesus’s compadre are a nice touch. (Thanks to Phil Sherry for the link.)