Today in Movie Culture: 'A Quiet Place' as a Musical, 'Black Panther' Wakanda Tourism Ad and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'A Quiet Place' as a Musical, 'Black Panther' Wakanda Tourism Ad and More

May 23, 2018

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

 

Musical Parodies of the Day:

James Corden is joined by Dan Stevens and Audra McDonald for unlikely musical versions of Taxi DriverThe Shape of Water and A Quiet Place in this bit for The Late Late Show:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney showcases the career of Solo: A Star Wars Story co-star Woody Harrelson:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Also in honor of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Birth.Movies.Death shares a supercut of the most notable rogues in cinema:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

These kids dressed up as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Starscream are the most adorable Transformers cosplayers of all time (via Geekologie):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Douglas Fairbanks, who was born on this day in 1883, visits Charlie Chaplin on the set of the 1928 comedy The Circus:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Today is also Ryan Coogler's birthday, so here's a video focused on his career by French editor Steven Thomas:

 

Movie Setting of the Day:

Speaking of the director of Black Panther, Screen Junkies created a fake tourism ad for Wakanda:

 

Character in Close-Up:

In honor of the continued success of Avengers: Infinity War, Burger Fiction chronicles the evolution of Iron Man in movies and TV:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Cannes premiere of Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York, so here's Like Stories of Old with a look at the film's absurdist philosophy:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is also the 45th anniversary of the release of Sam Peckinpah's Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid. Watch the original trailer for the classic Western below. 

 

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