Today in Movie Culture: All the Product Placement in Michael Bay Movies, a Spider-Man Airline and More

Today in Movie Culture: All the Product Placement in Michael Bay Movies, a Spider-Man Airline and More

Jun 23, 2017

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

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

ScreenCrush went through the entire filmography of Michael Bay and highlighted all the product placement:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Jetstar Airways introduced a special Spider-Man-themed plane in Japan in anticipation of Spider-Man: Homecoming and promoted it with a bunch of Spidey (and one Tony Stark) cosplayers. See more photos at Fashionably Geek.

 

 

DIY Prop Replica of the Day:

If you ever want to cosplay as Boba Fett from the Star Wars movies, here's a tutorial on making your own jetpack:

 

Movie Influences of the Day:

Fanor highlights the films that influenced Paul Thomas Anderson in the making of The Master, including the classic documentary Let There Be Light:

 

Adaptation Comparison of the Day:

This video puts clips from comic book adaptations side by side with the panels they faithfully recreated:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Frances McDormand, who turns 60 today, with writers-directors Joel and Ethan Coen on the set of Fargo in 1995. McDormand would go on to win the Best Actress Oscar for her performance. 

 

Filmmaking Lesson of the Day:

Jack's Movie Reviews uses Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter to show how to craft a great scene (via Film School Rejects):

 

Video Essay of the Day:

With Edgar Wright's Baby Driver hitting theaters soon, The Discarded Image explores the metaphor at the center of his debut, Shaun of the Dead:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of Baby Driver, in which Kevin Spacey leads a gang of criminals, here's a bunch of trivia about The Usual Suspects:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of Mel Brooks's Spaceballs. Watch the original trailer for the classic Star Wars spoof below. 

 

 

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