Today in Movie Culture: The Action of the 'Bourne' Movies, 'Pitch Perfect' Political Propaganda and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Action of the 'Bourne' Movies, 'Pitch Perfect' Political Propaganda and More

Jul 27, 2016

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


Franchise Recap of the Day:

With Jason Bourne out this week, Kevin B. Lee looks at the first three Bourne movies to show how action movies evolved in just five years (via Fandor Keyframe):


Actor in the Spotlight:

Meanwhile, Matt Damon has evolved, too, and Burger Fiction has the montage to showcase his development:


Classic Movie Poster of the Day:

In honor of artist Jack Davis, who died today at age 91, here's one of his greatest movie posters, for The Long Goodbye:


Political Propaganda of the Day:

Elizabeth Banks put together a video for the Democratic National Convention and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign inspired by the Pitch Perfect movies:


Casting Depiction of the Day: 

Now that Kurt Russell's character in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has been revealed to be the living planet Ego, BossLogic shows us what that could look like (via Twitter): 


Movie Takedown of the Day:

If you've got room for yet another critical slam against Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Nerdwriter intelligently highlights the one fundamental flaw of the movie:


Cosplay of the Day:

At this year's Comic-Con, Adam Savage went incognito as the bear from The Revenant (via Fashionably Geek):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Maya Rudolph, who turns 44 today, in her movie debut, 1997's Gattaca, wearing a surgical mask and holding a baby:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Sergio Leone gets a musical montage tribute in this video essay showcase of his films by editor Alejandro Villarreal (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which stars Julie Andrews and Paul Newman, below.




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