Today in Movie Culture: 'Back to the Future' Meets 'Stranger Things, 'Batman v Superman' FX Reel and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Back to the Future' Meets 'Stranger Things, 'Batman v Superman' FX Reel and More

Dec 23, 2016

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

Marty McFly and a Ghostbuster save Barb from the Demogorgan in this stop-motion mashup of Stranger ThingsBack to the Future and Ghostbusters (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Reworked Trailer of the Day:

Passengers, which is now in theaters, gets the surreal "weird trailer" treatment from Aldo Jones, and now it's a Jurassic World sequel:

 

Special Effects Reel of the Day:

Take a moment to appreicate some of the craft that went into making Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with this effects breakdown highlighting Scanline's work (via /Film):

 

Toy of the Day:

Need a last minute holiday gift? Here's a life-size Iron Man from China that only costs $360,000 (via /Film): 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

And if you have almost as much money you can also pick up this Medieval Boba Fett costume that you can actually wear (via Geekologie):

 

Villain Defense of the Day:

With Rogue One focused on shades of gray in the Star Wars galaxy, here's Screen Rant with a case that the Dark Side isn't so evil after all:

 

Storyboard Comparison of the Day:

Watch scenes from The Empire Strikes Back side by side with their original storyboards below. And see more for The Dark KnightNo Country for Old Men and more at Geek Tyrant.

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Emma Stone, who is expected to win an Oscar for this year's La La Land, shows early signs of being a star c. 1997:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Glowing Screens offers an appreciation of Swiss Army Man in this analysis of the seemingly crude film:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Italian opening of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Watch the original U.S. trailer for the spaghetti western classic below. 

 

 

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