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The Sunday News Recap! 11.18.12

Did you know that Daniel Day-Lewis is the only remaining doppelganger on earth?
by Ryan Arthur

Good evening campers, and welcome to the Sunday News Recap, featuring the last seven days’ worth of reviews and features from the eFC/HBS gang of impressionable youths. We’ll also run down the box office numbers for the weekend and prepare you for the week ahead. I’m Ryan, and did you know that Daniel Day-Lewis can do your accent better than you can?

DID YOU KNOW: After being cast as Santa Claus for his office Christmas party, Daniel Day-Lewis lived in the North Pole for 9 weeks making toys with dwarves he rented out on Craigslist?

Reviews from our staff over the last week:

Greg Ursic

Brett Gallman
Red Dawn (2012)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part II

Peter Sobczynski
Anna Karenina (2012)
Silver Linings Playbook
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part II

Jay Seaver
All Quiet On The Western Front

Rob Gonsalves
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part II

Want more reviews from a particular author? Click on the author's name. Want more reviews, regardless of author? Check out the database. Don't know what you want? Try searching the database.

DID YOU KNOW: Daniel Day-Lewis was originally cast as Iron Man, but had to forfeit the role after being hospitalized as a result of installing a miniature nuclear reactor in his chest?

We've got new features from our staff as well:
Ryan Arthur
The Sunday News Recap! 11.11.12

Peter Sobczysnki

DVD Reviews For 11/11: “Sherman…Where Are All The White People?”

Erik Childress
CriticWatch-Twilight: A Quote Whore Saga

You can access more features from a particular writer by clicking on his or her name. Want more features, coverage, interviews and the like? Click on the More option, found directly below the article title. Want more features, period? Check out the database. Don't know what you want? Try searching the database.

DID YOU KNOW: In an eighth grade theatrical production, Daniel Day-Lewis was cast as both Romeo AND Juliet. The audience had no idea he was playing both parts until the sex scene.
Here is the preliminary top ten for the weekend. Estimates are taken from Box Office Mojo.com and are rounded up, where applicable.
1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part II $143.3 million
2. Skyfall $41.5 million ($161.3 million total)
3. Lincoln $21.0 million ($22.4 million total)
4. Wreck-It Ralph $18.3 million ($121.5 million total)
5. Flight $8.6 million ($61.3 million total)
6. Argo $4.1 million ($92.0 million total)
7. Taken 2 $2.1 million ($134.6 million total)
9. Pitch Perfect $1.26 million ($62.0 million total)
10. Here Comes The Boom $1.20 million ($41.0 million total)

DID YOU KNOW: Daniel Day-Lewis became a fully qualified taxidermist before auditioning for the role of Buffalo Bill in The Silence Of The Lambs?

Opening This Week:

The Central Park Five
The Comedy
Gottfried Helnwein And The Dreaming Child
Life Of Pi
My Brothers
Red Dawn (2012)
Rise Of The Guardians
Rust And Bone

DID YOU KNOW: Unless he is preparing for a role that involves being a father, Daniel Day-Lewis’ children are forbidden from calling him Dad?

Previewing the week ahead...

We've got more DVD and Blu-Ray recommendations in our Upcoming DVD Release Schedule.

Look for regular updates and additions in Criticwatch from Erik Childress on Friday, as well.

And hey, don't forget to visit the Contest page for your chance to win DVDs and other assorted movie-related swag from eFC/HBS.

We'll also have some additional features and editorials throughout the week, and I'll have your Recap ready to go on Sunday.

DID YOU KNOW: Daniel Day-Lewis wrote the script for Inception, engineered the necessary technology, and then incepted the idea of the movie into Christopher Nolan so he would make it?

The pre-Thanksgiving edition of the Sunday News Recap has come to a close, and we’re headed out to enjoy the rest of our weekend. We hope you will, too. Don’t forget, we’re back on Sunday. A tip of the hat this week to Daniel Day-Lewis Facts for all of this week’s headers. Did you know that Daniel Day-Lewis remains in character even when making love to his wife? You can always take a look at our previous Recaps and join and visit our forums, too. Thanks for reading, and as always, your feedback is appreciated.

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originally posted: 11/18/12 18:44:25
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