Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Travel Posters, How to Use Fake Products in Movies and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Travel Posters, How to Use Fake Products in Movies and More

Aug 17, 2015

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


Filmmaking Tip of the Day:

Not into product placement? Elliot Grove of Raindance instructs on how to use fake products in your movie with a link to some free labels and designs to use (via Filmmaker IQ):


Movies in Real Life:

Photographer Francois Dourlen mashes pictures from movies with images of the real world. Here is one with characters from Finding Nemo, appropriate for D23 time. See more at Design Taxi:


Oldies but goodies

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Supercut of the Day:

Montages of the best bad guys in the movies are always enjoyable, so here's another one (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Vintage Image of the Day:

John Wayne gives Maureen O'Hara a little gift in The Quiet Man, appropriate for today being O'Hara's 95th birthday. 


Star Wars of the Day:

Here is a pretend poster advertising Tatooine as a travel destination. See more posters for other Star Wars locations at Design Taxi.


Video Essay of the Day:

With Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation still going strong in theaters, here's a video essay on auteurism and the Mission: Impossible franchise (via The Playlist):


Cosplay of the Day:

After Disney's bit event weekend, it's essential that we share a favorite cosplayer dressed Robin Hood from this year's D23 Expo (via Da7e Gonzalez):


Movie Takedown of the Day:

Roland Emmerich's Stonewall is already earning a lot of criticism, just from its first trailer. Here's a parody of that trailer focused on the movie's whitewashing of the true events and highlighting Emmerich's reputation for disaster movies (via Film Drunk):


Fan Art of the Day:

We shared one piece of fan art of depicting Ronda Rousey as Captain Marvel, but now here are five more, shared by Rousey herself (via Geek Tyrant):



Classic Trailer of the  Day:

25 years ago today, My Blue Heaven hit theaters with Steve Martin as a mobster hiding out in suburbia under the watch of Rick Moranis and a very phenomenal Joan Cusack. Watch the original trailer below.


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