Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' VFX Breakdown, Batman vs. The Shadow and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' VFX Breakdown, Batman vs. The Shadow and More

Sep 29, 2017

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


FX Breakdown of the Day:

Framestore shares the visual effects work they did for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (via io9):


Mashup of the Day:

It's pulp hero versus pulp hero in Stryder HD's trailer for a movie pitting Michael Keaton as Batman against Alec Baldwin as The Shadow:


Movie List of the Day:

CineFix names Blade Runner 2049 DP Roger Deakins one of the 10 greatest cinematographers of all time in this chronological video list:


Video Essay of the Day:

This video essay from One Hundred Years of Cinema uses the Marx Brothers and Duck Soup to show how satire works:


Film Studies Lesson of the Day:

In this video essay for Fandor, Haroon Adalat looks at the art of films shot on iPhones:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Madeline Kahn, who was born on this day in 1942, poses for a publicity photo on the set of Clue in 1984:


Actor in the Spotlight:

Another late actor, Harry Dean Stanton, is showcased in the latest edition of No Small Parts for IMDb:


Supercut of the Day:

Since Hugh Hefner also died recently, Jacob T. Swinney compiled a supercut of Playboy appearances in movies and TV:


Cosplay of the Day:

Put a cat in a fedora and leather jacket and put him in front of the Fireball Island board game and suddenly he's Indiana Jones:


No matter how mundane it may be, you can turn any day into an adventure with a little imagination.

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Classic Trailer of the Day:

With the new Flatliners out in theaters today, here's a look at the trailer for the 1990 original:




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