The Onion AV Club gathers for a list of 10 famous flops worth watching. A noble and interesting endeavor, but there are at least three on there that we still wouldn’t watch at gunpoint.
Kaleem Aftab at the Independent looks back over this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival and the changes wrought by this year’s decision to ignore Hollywood films in favor of UK films and indies.
And Burhan Wazir at the Times of London reports on Roy Battersby’s "Red Mercury," a film about a trio of Islamic terrorists armed with a dirty bomb who take a restaurant hostage. The film will be making its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival, and Wazir wonders if the country is ready to see a terrorist attack of London on film yet, given recent events.
That’s all for now, beloveds. Have a safe weekend, and don’t be cruel to any penguins you might run into â€” remember, their own success will prove their undoing.
+ Penguins waddle over big stars (Toronto Star)
+ 10 Notorious Flops Worth Seeing (Onion AV Club)
+ The Latest in Killer Pastimes: Zombie Walking (Globe and Mail)
+ The Edinburgh taboo (Independent)
+ Born on the seventh of July (Times of London)