Today in Movie Culture: The Evolution of Emma Stone, Crocodile Dundee vs. Predator and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Evolution of Emma Stone, Crocodile Dundee vs. Predator and More

Feb 27, 2017

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

 

Actress in the Spotlight:

Celebrate the Best Actress win by Emma Stone by watching Burger Fiction's career-spanning look at the La La Land star:

 

Plot Song of the Day:

Did you know Will Smith had a song during the end credits of Moonlight decribing the movie? See below and also check out Demi Adejuyigbe's fake Will Smith plot songs for Arrival and Hacksaw Ridge

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Seriously, though, Moonlight uses music very significantly, as explored in the new video essay from Mr. Nerdista:

 

Mashup of the Day:

Fun fact: both Crocodile Dundee and Predator are Oscar nominees. Anyway, here's a fake trailer for Crocodile Dundee vs. Predator:

 

Trailer Remake of the Day:

Claymation filmmaker Lee Hardcastle remade the red-band trailer for The Belko Experiment in his preferred animation style, and the movie's writer/producer James Gunn appreciates it:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

They may have made a big blunder at the Oscars, but don't forget Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway are terrific in 1967's Bonnie and Clyde, as well as in this old poster for the movie:

 

Tribute of the Day:

Storm chasers love Bill Paxton in Twister so much they paid tribute to the late actor using GPS coordinates (via Geekologie):

 

Fake Movie of the Day:

If Christopher Nolan had made a fourth Batman movie with Joseph Gordon Levitt as Nightwing and Casey Affleck as The Riddler (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Film History Lesson of the Day:

Do you ever give movies you disliked a second chance? The latest video from The Royal Ocean Film Society looks at famous films that were hated when released and now are beloved (via Film School Rejects): 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Watch the original teaser for the horror sequel below. 

 

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