Today in Movie Culture: 'Halloween' Trivia, 'Venom' vs. 'Upgrade,' 'A Star is Born' Meets 'Walk Hard' and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Halloween' Trivia, 'Venom' vs. 'Upgrade,' 'A Star is Born' Meets 'Walk Hard' and More

Oct 16, 2018

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

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

In honor of this week's release of the new Halloween, here's CineFix with a bunch of obscure trivia about the original movie: 

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Everyone is talking about the similarities between Venom and Upgrade. Here's BossLogic with a side-by-side comparison:

 

Mashup of the Day:

Funny or Die crossed the new A Star is Born with Walk Hard for a hilarious musical mashup:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Like Stories of Old looks at the true story behind the war movie Hacksaw Ridge as well as the structure of how it's told:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Tim Robbins, who turns 60 today, directs Susan Sarandon on the set of Dead Man Walking in 1995:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Screen Rant examines the career of Christian Bale and just how far he goes with the method acting technique:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

That Film Theory tackles the latest theory concerning Inception, that Leonardo DiCaprio's character is the target of the job:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Here's Mineralblu's video showcase of cosplayers at the New York Comic-Con, including fans dressed as Venom, Vice Admiral Holdo from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Transformers' Bumblebee, the parents in A Quiet Place and gender-swapped versions of Iron Man, Superman and Pennywise the clown:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Practical Magic. Watch the original trailer for the classic witchcraft comedy below. 

 

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