Today in Movie Culture: 'The Chickening,' the Visual Effects of 'The Martian' and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'The Chickening,' the Visual Effects of 'The Martian' and More

Jan 26, 2016

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

 

Movie Remix of the Day:

The Shining wasn't weird enough, so here's a surreal remix called The Chickening:

 

VFX Reel of the Day:

See how the Oscar-nominated visual effects of The Martian were achieved in this behind-the-scenes reel:

 

Movie Spinoff Takedown of the Day:

Honest Trailers takes a break from trashing movies to make fun of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Abe Vigoda, who passed away today at age 94, with Al Pacino in a funeral scene in The Godfather:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Watch artist Wahyu Ichwandardi draw and then animate Finn from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. See more with Rey and Han Solo at Design Taxi

 

Cosplay of the Day:

"I know your cat eyes." Here's a kitty dressed as Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. You're welcome (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Michael McLennen highlights wide angle shots of characters in front of horizons in the movies of director Michael Mann and cinematographer Dante Spinotti in this supercut video essay (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

In memory of David Bowie and in honor of this year's 30th anniversary, here are nine things you may not know about Labyrinth:

 

Trailer Redo of the Day:

Here's what a trailer for Jurassic Park would look like if it was coming out this year (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 85th anniversary of the premiere of Cimarron, which would go on to win Best Picture in late 1931. Watch a much later trailer for the Western's home video release:

 

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