Today in Movie Culture: 'Dunkirk' as a Silent Film, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as a 16-Bit Video Game and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Dunkirk' as a Silent Film, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as a 16-Bit Video Game and More

Jan 02, 2018

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

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is such a marvel of visual storytelling that Like of Stories of Old reworked it so it's a black and white silent film:

 

Reworked Movie Scene of the Day:

Hopefully you've seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi already so now you can watch its climactic fight scene again in video game graphics form via Mr. Sunday Movies:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars, Pop Culture Detective makes a case that Jedi teachings are problematic:

 

End of Year Recap of the Day:

We're into 2018 but there are still some great recaps of 2017 at the movies, such as this one for One Perfect Shot by Fernando Andres:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Cuba Gooding Jr., who turns 50 today, with co-star Ice Cube and writer/director John Singleton on the set of Boyz n the Hood in 1990:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Stan Lee, who just turned 95, isn't an actor but he's been in numerous movies. Here's a montage of all his cameo appearances (via Geekologie):

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

One of the biggest hits for kids last year is also the one that will mess them up the most, according to this Honest Trailer for The Boss Baby:

 

Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Speaking of animated movies, here's the "hidden meaning" of Pixar's Up according to an alien in the future:

 

Filmmaking Lesson of the Day:

This video essay from Film Radar shows how editing shapes story using Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind as an example:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week marks the 40th anniversary of Michael Crichton's Coma. Watch the original trailer for the classic thriller below. 

 

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