Today in Movie Culture: 'Gremlins' Fan Film, Luke Skywalker Death Theory and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Gremlins' Fan Film, Luke Skywalker Death Theory and More

Dec 07, 2017

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

 

Fan Film of the Day:

While we wait for an official third Gremlins movie, the Christmas-set fan film Gremlins Recall is pretty darn satisfying:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

For Film Theory, MatPat attempts another Star Wars prediction by explaining how Luke Skywalker will die:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars, here's Kyle Hill with a scientific explanation of how you would build a real X-Wing fighter:

 

Fan Build of the Day:

Also speaking of Star Wars, here's a stop-motion video of a fan pretending to build the Lego TIE Silencer ship using the Force (via Geekologie):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Ellen Burstyn, who turns 85 today, with co-star Alfred Lutter and director Martin Scorsese on the set of Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore in 1974:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

This edition of No Small Parts looks at the career of Swedish actor prior to his gig on the series Vikings:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In honor of the release of The Shape of Water, Little White Lies looks at how Guillermo del Toro uses objects to help tell his stories:

 

Composer Showcase of the Day:

With this being the time for A Charlie Brown Christmas, Matt Draper highlights the work of pianist and composer Vince Guaraldi:

 

Film History of the Day:

See how movie trailers have evolved into their current form in this new video from New York Magazine's Vulture blog:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 10th anniversary of the release of Atonement. Watch the original trailer for the modern classic below. 

 

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