Today in Movie Culture: Bruce Lee vs. Lightsaber, How Movies Empower Us All and More

Today in Movie Culture: Bruce Lee vs. Lightsaber, How Movies Empower Us All and More

Jan 17, 2018

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

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Like Stories of Old looks at the archetype of the warrior in movies and how they're used to empower us all:

 

Mashup of the Day:

After watching this reworking of a Bruce Lee fight scene you'll be wishing Star Wars had lightsaber nunchucks (via Geekologie):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars, we're still waiting for that Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer, so let's ease our patience with this adorable Han Solo and Chewbacca cosplay:

 

VFX Breakdowns of the Day:

Art of the Film showcases the 10 movies shortlisted for the visual effects Oscar including behind-the-scenes breakdowns:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Take a virtual tour of the Big Apple in this video by Santi Ballestro showcasing New York City in the movies:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Jim Carrey, who turns 56 today, portraying Andy Kaufman, who had the same birthday, with director Milos Forman on the set of Man on the Moon in 1998:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Nerdwriter uses Munich as an example to highlight the brilliant sound design of Steven Spielberg movies:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

No Small Parts showcases the work of Get Out and Atlanta actor Lakeith Stanfield:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Did Transformers: The Last Knight seem familiar? Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons it's the same movie as Terminator Salvation:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of City of God. Watch the original trailer for the Oscar-nominated modern classic below. 

 

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