Today in Movie Culture: Dr. Evil Returns, How 'The Last Jedi' is Different From 'The Empire Strikes Back' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Dr. Evil Returns, How 'The Last Jedi' is Different From 'The Empire Strikes Back' and More

Apr 05, 2018

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

 

Character Comeback of the Day:

Mike Myers reprised his role as Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers movies for a bit on The Tonight Show:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Many have pointed out how Star Wars: The Last Jedi mimics The Empire Strikes Back, but Couch Tomato shows how different they truly are:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

The way to find the Hogwarts Express involves magic, but Kyle Hill scientifically explains whether us muggles could also run through the platform wall at King's Cross Station:

 

Easter Eggs of the Day:

Pixar made their own video showing all the Easter eggs and other secrets in and about their first animated feature, Toy Story:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Bette Davis, who was born on this day in 1908, with director Robert Aldrich and crew on the set of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 1962:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor, Luis Azevedo highlights the sounds of the movies of Andrei Tarkovsky:

 

Remixed Movie of the Day:

Speaking of movie sounds, Eclectic Method has made a dance mix out of the sound effects, music and dialogue of Guillermo del Toro's Best Picture-winning The Shape of Water:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest video essay from Renegade Cut looks at Edgar Wright's Hot Fuzz and how it explores the theory of utiltarianism:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Hazy Daze Media highlights 50 psychedelic moments in cinema, including clips from 2001: A Space Odyssey and Mulholland Drive:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the release of Indecent Proposal. Watch the original trailer for the classic drama below. 

 

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