Today in Movie Culture: 'Die Hard' Meets 'Tropic Thunder,' 'Office Space' Trivia and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Die Hard' Meets 'Tropic Thunder,' 'Office Space' Trivia and More

Feb 01, 2019

Die Hard

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

Funny or Die has cut together scenes from Die Hard, Tropic Thunder and a few other extra movies to get Hans Gruber to chat with Len Grossman:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

This month is the 20th anniversary of the release of Office Space, so CineFix shares a bunch of trivia you might not know:

 

Movie Car of the Day:

How did the DeLorean DMC-12 fail as a car but succeed as an iconic movie time machine thanks to Back to the Future? Vox goes back for a history lesson:

 

Movie Truth of the Day:

Comedy Central's Drunk History looks back at the true story that inspired the movie A League of Their Own:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

John Ford, who was born on this day in 1894, directs Sally O'Neill and her wolfhounds on the set of his 1931 movie The Brat:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In this Now You See It video, Bo Burnham explains his use of lighting in both his stand-up and in the movie Eighth Grade:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest Renegade Cut video essay looks at Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke and how it teaches kids about environmentalism:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

While Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a frontrunner for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, this fan would be the frontrunner for an award for best Spider-Gwen cosplay:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 25th anniversary of the Sundance premiere of the Coen Brothers' The Hudsucker Proxy. Watch the original trailer for the classic movie below. 

 

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