Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Recapped, a 'Star Wars'-Themed Movie Theater and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Recapped, a 'Star Wars'-Themed Movie Theater and More

Dec 01, 2015

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

 

Movie Series Recap of the Day:

We've entered the month of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In anticipation of the new movie, the spoiler-spouting Fine Brothers are back to recap the entire Star Wars franchise in only six minutes:

 

Movie Theater of the Day:

The new Alamo Drafthouse in Omaha has a lobby modeled after the Death Star from Star Wars. And it's permanent (via Screen Crush):

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Ever been in an argument with another Star Wars fan about which is bigger, Jabba's sail barge or the Millennium Falcon? This video sizing up all the franchise's vehicles side by side from Ewok glider to the second Death Star:

 

Movie Theory of the Day:

Now for something actually about The Force Awakens: The Film Theorists analytically considers the possibility that Luke Skywalker is a bad guy in the new movie:

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Honest Trailers aims a death ray at the animated spinoff prequel Minions, aka "Despicable Greed":

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

If you want to see better animation, there's the classic Merrie Melodies animated short Nasty Quacks, starring Daffy Duck, which turns 70 years old today. Watch it in full below.

 

Actor in Spotlight:

Julianne Moore and Billy Eichner took to Times Square and she performed impromptu scenes from her movies for the latest episode of Billy on the Street:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Supercut master Jorge Luengo compiled close-up shots of hands in Christopher Nolan films:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Titled "Copy Complete," here's a stylish supercut collage of computer scenes in movies from the '70s, '80s and '90s:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the initial limited theatrical release of the Oscar-nominated con-man classic The Grifters. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which was produced by Martin Scorsese and directed by Stephen Frears and stars John Cusack, Angelica Huston and Annette Bening, below. 

 

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