Today in Movie Culture: Batman Tries to Join the MCU, the Truth About Han Solo and More

Today in Movie Culture: Batman Tries to Join the MCU, the Truth About Han Solo and More

Jul 19, 2018

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

 

Superhero Franchise Parody of the Day:

In honor of the start of Comic-Con, Conan O'Brien put on a sketch where he plays Batman trying to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe: 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

You can't get a group of cosplaying Deadpool 2 fans at Comic-Con and not have Peter:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

In his latest Film Theory video, MatPat explains how Solo: A Star Wars Story exposes Han Solo as anything but the best pilot in the galaxy:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Speaking to its portrayal in movies, including Hollow Man and Predator, Kyle Hill explains why invisibility is a terrible power:

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

DNEG shared a video breaking down the effects work they did for the sci-fi movie Life:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Animation legend Max Fleischer, who was born on this day in 1883, works on his 1939 feature  Gulliver's Travels:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In honor of Wong Kar-wai's birthday this week, Philip Brubaker and Fandor paid tribute to the In the Mood for Love filmmaker:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

In honor of the release of The Equalizer 2, here's Couch Tomato showing why the first movie nearly identical to John Wick:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

In the latest video essay from Film Radar, Daniel Netzel looks at the visual storytelling of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 70th anniversary of the release of Powell and Pressburger's The Red Shoes. Watch the original trailer for the classic movie below. 

 

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