Today in Movie Culture: 'Dune' Animated Feature, the Best BB-8 Cosplay Ever and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Dune' Animated Feature, the Best BB-8 Cosplay Ever and More

Oct 02, 2015

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

 

Fan Art of the Day:

What would a Dune animated feature or series look like? Artist Matt Rhodes, who was also influenced by filmmaker Tarsem Singh, shows us in the below image plus more images found at Neatorama.

 

Movie Rip-offs of the Day:

Screen Rant shows us 10 hilarious foreign rip-offs of Hollywood movies, including the Brazilian Star Wars and the Italian Jaws:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

You don't know who William Laboury is, so let the filmmaker brilliantly introduce himself through the words of movie characters (via Devour):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Groucho Marx wearing a Groucho Marx t-shirt. He can do whatever he want today, since it's his 125th birthday! 

 

Film Studies Lesson of the Day:

Now You See It shows us how movie scores affect our brains, with clips from Psycho, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more:

 

Star Wars of the Day:

Here's another little film studies lesson as the Film Theorists use Return of the Jedi to illustrate the power of "beat changes" in a movie:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

The best thing about this cosplay of BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the head is motorized and rotates (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Very Old Movie of the Day:

This weekend is the 100th anniversary of the theatrical release of the Charlie Chaplin short Shanghaied. Watch the film, which he wrote, directed and starred in as the lovable Tramp character, in full below.

 

Alternate Movie Poster of the Day:

The movie poster for The Godfather looks weird without all the text. We're really focused on that cat, now. See more movie posters missing the titles and other text at Design Taxi.

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of the theatrical release of Commando, the best movie ever made starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Watch the original trailer for the action classic below.

 

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