Today in Movie Culture: Extraordinary Women in the Movies, Build Your Own Baby Groot Sidekick and More

Today in Movie Culture: Extraordinary Women in the Movies, Build Your Own Baby Groot Sidekick and More

Mar 08, 2017

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


Women's Tribute of the Day:

In honor of International Women's Day, here's Darth Blender with a supercut of extraordinary women movie characters:


Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor Keyframe in honor of International Womens Day, Catherine Stratton spotlights early filmmaker Alice Guy-Blache:


DIY Fan Build of the Day:

Learn how to make a little Baby Groot puppet that sits on your shoulder, which would be a great accessory for your Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 cosplay (via io9):


Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of babies and cosplay, here's our favorite baby cosplayer dressed as Moana just in time for the home video release:


?? If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me. One day I'll knoooow, how far I'll snoooore. #Moana #Disney

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Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Speaking of Disney movies, ith the live-action remake arriving soon, here's a video on the hidden meaning of the animated Beauty and the Beast according to an alien in the future:


Movie Parody of the Day:

Funny or Die makes Get Out all too real and political by mashing the hit horror movie with the current First Family:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Cyd Charisse, who was born on this day in 1922, and Gene Kelly rehearse the "Broadway Melody Ballet" sequence from Singin' in the Rain in 1951:


Movie Trivia of the Day:

Learn a bunch of numer-based facts about Star Wars with this graphically clever video from Filmumentaries:


Supercut of the Day:

Candice Drouet links a number of right-moving tracking shots from movies, including The ShiningThe Big Lebowski and Boogie Nights, in her latest Really Dim video:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of Franco Zeffirelli's The Taming of the Shrew starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Watch the original trailer for the Shakespeare adaptation below. 


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