Today in Movie Culture: 'Blade Runner 2049' Short Film, 'Baby Driver' Opening Scene Breakdown and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Blade Runner 2049' Short Film, 'Baby Driver' Opening Scene Breakdown and More

Aug 31, 2017

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


Short Film of the Day:

Get ready for Blade Runner 2049 with this short film starring Jared Leto that connects the original with the upcoming sequel:


Scene Analysis of the Day:

Thomas Flight breaks down the opening sequence from Edgar Wright's Baby Driver in his latest video essay:


Poster Homage of the Day: 

This week's new Stranger Things poster pays tribute to the poster for Firestarter:



Supercut of the Day:

See how the movies portray the city of angels in this supercut of Los Angeles in film:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Fredric March, who was born on this day 120 years ago, receives direction from John Frakenheimer on the set of the 1964 film Seven Days in May:


Filmmaker in Focus:

For Talkhouse, Jacob T. Swinney highlights the silent close-ups in the movies of Denis Villeneuve:


Actor in the Spotlight:

Also by Jacob T. Swinney, this time for Fandor, here's a video tracking the rise of Steve Carell:


Cosplay of the Day:

When the real Robert Downey Jr. isn't available for hospital visits, a cosplaying lookalike Iron Man will do:



Remixed Movie of the Day:

Eclectic Method took dialogue and sounds from New Jack City and made an appropriately '90s-sounding dance track:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 70th anniversary of the release of The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer. Watch the original trailer for the classic rom-com below. 




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