Today in Movie Culture: 'Shrek' Meets 'Thor: Ragnarok,' New 'Captain America: Civil War' VFX Reel and More


Today in Movie Culture: 'Shrek' Meets 'Thor: Ragnarok,' New 'Captain America: Civil War' VFX Reel and More

Aug 14, 2017

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

Darth Blender redid the latest Thor: Ragnarok trailer using footage from the Shrek movies: 

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

More than a year after its release, Gradient Filming shares a lengthy visual effects reel breaking down their work on Captain America: Civil War (via Heroic Hollywood):

 

Poster Parody of the Day:

Sorry for the spoiler if you're not caught up on Game of Thrones but this mashup poster parodying Suicide Squad is just too perfect not to share:

 

 

Star Wars Parody of the Day:

Jabba the Hutt teaches a masterclass in stand-up comedy in this funny video from Bellpond Studios (via /Film):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This video shared by James Gunn might be a step away from "cosplay," but it's also not really Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 footage:

 

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Steve Martin, who turns 72 today, takes a look behind the camera while making The Jerk in 1979:

 

Influences of the Day:

This video highlighting all the classic art references in Alien: Covenant might give you a new appreciation for the sequel (via io9):

 

Soundtrack Album of the Day:

With Mondo's new vinyl release of the Anomalisa score, you get a cool diorama based on the movie (via IndieWire):

 

Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Find out the "hidden meaning" of Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away from an alien in the future in the latest Earthling Cinema:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of No Way Out starring Kevin Costner and Gene Hackman. Watch the original trailer for the classic thriller below. 

 

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