Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Sound Design Showcase, 'Jumanji' VFX Breakdown and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Sound Design Showcase, 'Jumanji' VFX Breakdown and More

Feb 20, 2018

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


Sound Showcase of the Day:

Check out a new short documentary from ABC News on the sound design of Star Wars: The Last Jedi:


VFX Breakdown of the Day:

Now that everyone has apparently seen Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle a number of times, it's time for an effects breakdown reel courtesy of Iloura:


Easter Eggs of the Day:

Now that you've seen Black Panther a few times, see how many Easter eggs you missed with Mr. Sunday Movies' latest:


Fan Art of the Day:

Speaking of Black Panther, who wouldn't want to see Shuri team up with young Spider-Man? Here's a little fan art to show what that could look like:


Mashup of the Day:

Funny or Die ships Will Ferrell in Zoolander with Vicky Krieps in Phantom Thread for a wonderful parody of the latter Best Picture nominee:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Sidney Poitier, who turns 91 today, directs Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor on the set of Stir Crazy in 1980. The movie remains, for now, the highest-grossing North American release directed by a black filmmaker when the figure is adjusted for inflation.


Filmmaker in Focus:

Jorge Luengo showcases the lighting in Steven Spielberg movies in this illuminating video:



Truthful Marketing of the Day:

Honest Trailers easily takes down Justice League, which turns out to have just been a team-up of characters with super smelling powers:


Trailer Parody of the Day:

There's nothing weirder than a Weird Trailer from Aldo Jones, and his take on Avengers: Infinity Jones is a masterpiece of lunacy:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 60th anniversary of the release of MGM's The Brothers Karamazov. Watch the original trailer for the Oscar-nominated adaptation below. 




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