Today in Movie Culture: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' VFX Breakdown, a 'Roger Rabbit' Lego Set and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' VFX Breakdown, a 'Roger Rabbit' Lego Set and More

Jul 14, 2017

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


VFX Breakdown of the Day:

For Vanity Fair, director Matt Reeves explains the effects of some of the scenes in War for the Planet of the Apes:


Movie Defense of the Day:

Speaking of Planet of the Apes, Ryan Arey of Screen Crush makes a case for why Tim Burton's 2001 remake is great and explains that crazy ending:


Actor in the Spotlight:

For IMDb, here's an episode of the character actor showcase No Small Parts focused on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes co-star Kodi Smit-McPhee:


Dream Lego Set of the Day:

Check out an extensive Lego set based on Who Framed Roger Rabbit from this year's Brickworld convention. For more photos see the makers' Flickr album.



Audition Reel of the Day:

If you loved Pom Klementieff in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, you'll love her audititions for other summer 2017 movies:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Harry Dean Stanton, who turns 91 today, stands somewhat apart from the rest of the cast of Alien in this 1978 photo:


Remade Trailer of the Day:

The Geek Twins re-created the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer with footage from the '90s animated Spider-Man series:


Fan Poster of the Day:

BossLogic and King's Letter collaborated on this unofficial poster for Avengers: Infinity War, which will probably be better than the real thing:


Cosplay of the Day:

While we wait to see all the cosplay at this year's Comic-Con, here's a video from the 2017 HeroesCon, featuring a Predator/Deadpool mashup and more:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 40th anniversary of Orca. Watch the original trailer for the memorable Jaws knockoff below. 




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