Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' History Lesson, the Best Cosplay of Wondercon 2017 and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' History Lesson, the Best Cosplay of Wondercon 2017 and More

Apr 07, 2017

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

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Sneaky Pete's video of the cosplay of Wondercon 2017 includes great costumes inspired by Star Wars, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them, Beetlejuice, Moana, Zootopia, Ghostbusters and more:

 

Fake Movie Poster of the Day:

Artist Thomas Clarke mashed up Guardians of the Galaxy and I Am Legend for a fake solo Groot movie (via Deviant Art):

 

Prop Explanation of the Day:

Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy, for the moviegoers too young to remember audio cassettes and the Walkman, here's Chris Pratt promoting the upcoming sequel with a history lesson:

 

Film History Lesson of the Month:

Speaking of history, learn all about the origins and evolution of stop motion in this video by Georg Rockall-Schmidt (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Fake Children's Book of the Day:

Artist Joey Spiotto has a new series of fake Golden Book movie tie-ins, including the Logan parody below. See more at /Film.

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

With a new Smurfs movie now in theaters, Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons The Smurfs is the same movie as Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Francis Ford Coppola, who turns 78 today, directs Marlon Brando in an iconic scene on the set of The Godfather in 1971:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Mr. Nerdista celebrates the career of Kristen Stewart in this video essay on her evolution as an actress:

 

Movie Food of the Day:

In the first episode of Fandor's new series Film to Table, chef Jason Roberts teaches us how to make the ramen from Tampopo:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 40th anniversary of the release of David Cronenberg's Rabid. Watch the original trailer for the horror classic below. 

 

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