Today in Movie Culture: 'They Live' Trivia, Celebrating Tracking Shots and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'They Live' Trivia, Celebrating Tracking Shots and More

Nov 06, 2018

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

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

John Carpenter's They Live turned 30 the other day, so CineFix shares a bunch of obscure trivia about the cult classic:

 

Truthful Marketing of the Day:

Honest Trailers points out that Pixar gave fans more of the same with Incredibles 2:

 

Screenplay Showcase of the Day:

Speaking of Pixar, here's the studio with a look at a sequence from Coco side by side with the text of its screenplay:

 

VFX Tribute of the Day:

Check out an awesome re-creation of the face-melting effect from the climax of Raiders of the Lost Ark:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Ethan Hawke, who turns 48 today, with co-star Gwyneth Paltrow and director Alfonso Cuaron on the set of Great Expectations in 1996:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

The latest edition of IMDb's No Small Parts looks at the movie and TV career of First Man and Ant-Man actor Corey Stoll:

 

Character in Close-Up:

This video essay from Rob Ager deeply explores Michael Biehn's character in James Cameron's The Abyss:

 

Film Studies Lesson of the Day:

This video essay breaks down the purpose of tracking shots in movies, including Pulp Fiction and Atonement (via Studio Binder):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This is some terrific cosplaying inspired by the obscure classic animated feature The Thief and the Cobbler:

 

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Todd Haynes' Velvet Goldmine. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical below. 

 

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