Today in Movie Culture: 'Ant-Man' Recap, the Boring Job of Being Tom Cruise's Stunt Double and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Ant-Man' Recap, the Boring Job of Being Tom Cruise's Stunt Double and More

Jul 06, 2018

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

 

Franchise Recap of the Day:

Before you see Ant-Man and the Wasp, recall what happened in Ant-Man thanks to this recap rap:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Ant-Man may seem like the most inconsequential member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but here's Kyle Hill scientifically explaining why he might be the mightest Avenger of all:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Here's another pair of cosplayers who are ready for the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp this week:

 

Actor Spoof of the Day:

Uber promotes and parodies Mission: Impossible - Fallout with this video about how Tom Cruise's stunt double has nothing to do (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Janet Leigh, who was born on this day in 1927, with director Alfred Hitchcock in the iconic shower on the set of the 1960 classic Psycho:

 

Actor in the Spotlight: 

Today is also Sylvester Stallone's birthday, so IMDb made this supercut highlighting his best movie moments:

 

Composer in Close-Up:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney spotlights the scores of Jonny Greenwood, who is labeled an auteur composer:

 

Remade Movie Scene of the Day:

In this video game mashup, the chase from Mad Max: Fury Road is recreated with characters from Overwatch and Team Fortress 2: 

 

Video Essay of the Day:

In this Film Radar video essay, Daniel Netzel looks at how Terry Gilliam's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas examines the death of the American Dream:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 70th anniversary of the release of Easter Parade. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical below. 

 

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