Today in Movie Culture: 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Music Video, 'Stranger Things' Meets 'Ghostbusters' and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Music Video, 'Stranger Things' Meets 'Ghostbusters' and More

Aug 11, 2016

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

 

Music Video of the Day:

From the Kubo and the Two Strings soundtrack, here's a video for Regina Spektor's cover of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," featuring clips from the movie:

 

Mashup of the Day: 

If you need one more '80s movie associated with Stranger Things, here it is mashed with the original Ghostbusters:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day: 

With remakes of both on their way, Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons the original Pete's Dragon and the 1991 animated Beauty and the Beast are the same movie: 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Check out the winner of this year's Star Wars Celebration Europe cosplay contest winner Julian Checkley as The Force Awakens' Grummgar, plus Valentina L'Abbate as his companion, Bazine Netal, in the photo below and see him winning the event in the video underneath (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Vintage Image of the Day: 

Speaking of Star Wars, here's director Richard Marquand giving direction to Ian McDiarmid, who turns 72 today, on the set of Return of the Jedi in 1982:

 

Fan Remake of the Day: 

While we wait for a live-action remake of Akira, here's a short computer-animated tribute to the anime classic by Brad Kremer (via Geek Tyrant): 

 

Public Stunt of the Day:

If you're a fan of the movie Misery (or the Stephen King book it's based on), you'll appreciate this crazy bookstore meltdown (via Twitter):

 

A video posted by @watchmelaugh_ on

 

Video List of the Day: 

For Fandor Keyframe, Jacob T. Swinney showcases 12 essential women cinematographers:

 

Actor in the Spotlight: 

Ranker compiled a supercut of Johnny Depp making funny noises, because why not:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 10th anniversary of the release of the first Step Up. Watch the original trailer for the Channing Tatum dance movie below. 

 

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