Today in Movie Culture: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' the Animated Version, The Best of Cannes and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' the Animated Version, The Best of Cannes and More

May 13, 2016

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

 

Trailer Remake of the Day:

Watch the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer recreated using footage from X-Men: The Animated Series (via Live for Films):

 

Supercut of the Day:

With another Cannes Film Festival underway, Kevin B. Lee highlights the best from the fest this decade:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

If you're going to do a class presentation on cosplay, you might as well be in costume, as Raymond Luna was in this Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice inspired getup (via Fashionably Geek):

 

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Actor in the Spotlight:

Oscar-winning effects artist Tom Woodruff, who also played an alien in Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection and the title monster from Pumpkinhead, explains what his credit as "Creature Performer" means in this AMPAS profile (via Devour):

 

Filmmaker Fan Art of the Day:

This scultpure of Martin Scorsese by Mike Leavitt mashes the director up with his movies Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and The Last Temptation of Christ. See his sculptures of Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarantino and Stanley Kubrick at Live for Films.

 

Film School Lesson of the Day:

How does an editor think and feel as it pertains to knowing when to cut? Every Frame a Painting's Tony Zhou personally explores the process in another great video essay:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Robert Pattinson, who turns 30 today, gets direction from Mike Newell on the set of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Secrets in 2004:

 

Historical Context of the Day:

This video essay by Mr. Nerdista looks at how Guillermo Del Toro depicts the real Spanish Civil War in his fictional movie The Devil's Backbone:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Happy Gilmore turned 20 earlier this year, so CineFix put together seven things you probably don't know about the Adam Sandler comedy:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend marks the 35th anniversary of the initial UK release of eventual Best Picture winner Chariots of Fire. Below, watch the original trailer for the American release from Warner Bros. a year later.

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