Must-click links: Take Shelter rocks Sundance, Project Nim, Banksy on his Oscar nom, the state of the union and much more …

Posted by Anthony Nicholas on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Sundance update: Jeff Nichols' (Shotgun Stories) sophomore effort, Take Shelter, dazzled and is being touted as a serious contender for the grand jury prize. Star Michel Shannon is being talked up as a possible 2012 Oscar contender, and IndieWire's Eric Kohn is calling the film an "American epic."

Another film generating buzz is Man On Wire director James Marsh's documentary, Project Nim.

IFC Podcast reports on the highs and lows of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

IFC's Allison Willmore  reviews Miranda July's The Future.

Street artist Banksy had a classic reaction to his Oscar nomination: “I don’t agree with the concept of award ceremonies, but I’m prepared to make an exception for the ones I’m nominated for."

In case you missed it last night: President Obama's State of the Union address:

The Washington Post's Ezra Klein responds to State of the Union address: "Lots of vision, but few policy specifics"

Rachel Maddow on Michele Bachmann's strange distant gaze.

Arianna Huffington: Heading to the World Economic Forum at a "crossroads moment" for the world.

Paul Krugman: The economic failure of the Euro.

Orson Welles' unseen masterpiece, 1972's The Other Side of the Wind, is finally set for release.

The Economist: The name's Bond, Eurobond.

Just leaked online: the amazing end-credit sequence for Blue Valentine:

Must-Click Links of the Day is a collection of (mostly random) movie and news links we hope will peak your interest and spark discussion. We encourage you to send us your suggestions for the next day’s post to anthonynicholas2@gmail.com and leave comments.

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