Today in Movie Culture: 'The Shining" as a Musical, ILM's 'Kong: Skull Island' VFX Breakdown and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'The Shining" as a Musical, ILM's 'Kong: Skull Island' VFX Breakdown and More

Aug 28, 2017

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


Reworked Movie of the Day:

What if The Shining was a musical? Here's a number between Jack and Grady reworking a scene in Stanley Kubrick's classic:


VFX Reel of the Day:

ILM posted a breakdown of the visual effects they produced for Kong: Skull Island (via /Film):


Enhanced Trailer of the Day:

You've seen the trailer for American Made, now watch it again with commentary from director Doug Liman via IMDb:


Prop Replica of the Day:

Watch a Jumanji fan make a perfect replica of the movie's board game in this time-lapse video (via Geekologie):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Daniel Stern, who turns 60 today, with co-star Ellen Barkin and director Barry Levinson on the set of Diner in 1981:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Editor Catherine Grant pays tribute to the late Tobe Hooper with a look at three of his most terrifying scenes, from Salem's Lot and Poltergeist (via Film School Rejects):


Filmmaking Lesson of the Day:

The latest video essay from Now You See It explains how to properly write (and how not to write) a plot twist:


Cosplay of the Day:

Wait, is this really not actually Emma Watson in an acutal shot from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows? That's some perfect cosplay:



Movie Comparison of the Day:

Fandor shows the similarities and differences between the original Oldboy and its remake, side by side:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Honeymoon in Vegas. Watch the original trailer for the Nicolas Cage classic below.




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