Today in Movie Culture: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 1995 Trailer, How to "Speak Movie" and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 1995 Trailer, How to "Speak Movie" and More

Apr 07, 2015

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

 

What if Avengers: Age of Ultron came out 20 years ago? You could have seen this trailer included on VHS tapes (via Geek Tyrant): 

 

Speaking of The Avengers, here are seven things you probably didn't know about the first movie and the upcoming sequel (via Sploid):

 

Learn how to "speak movie" with the below video glossary of filmmaking terms. For the second and third parts of the series, head to Filmmaker IQ.

 

See how the MGM lion logo has changed over the past 98 years, since its debut as the Goldwyn Pictures logo (via Design Taxi):

 

Now see the new intro sequence for THX that you'll soon be seeing on the big screen over and over again (maybe someday we'll see an evolution of their logo, too):

 

Watch Iain Heath build an amazing costume of TARS, the robot from Interstellar, and then wear it at Seattle's Emerald City Comic Con (via First Showing):

 

Here's a compilation of interview clips featuring filmmaking advice from Quentin Tarantino, Terry Gilliam, Paul Thomas Anderson, Wes Anderson, Orson Welles, Gullermo Del Toro, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog and many others (via The Film Stage):

 

Speaking of Wes Anderson, here is a collection of portraits of his characters as drawn by artist Alejandro Giraldo. See more illustrations at Flavorwire

 

Join Tested on a tour of this year's Monsterpalooza and see some excellent movie creature effects and replicas (via Filmmaker IQ):

 

Even though it seems more appropriate as a November release, today is the 70th anniversary of the classic Tex Avery animated short Jerky Turkey, about the first Thanksgiving. Watch it in full below.

 

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