Today in Movie Culture: Finding Art in 'Batman v Superman,' the Originality of the 2016 'Ghostbusters' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Finding Art in 'Batman v Superman,' the Originality of the 2016 'Ghostbusters' and More

Nov 09, 2016

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

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looks a lot more artistic when you watch this video showcasing its allusions and its framing (via Live for Films):

 

Redone Trailer of the Day:

Watch the new trailer for The Lego Batman Movie redone with footage from the '80s and '90s live action Batman movies:

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

In honor of the election, CineFix mashed together Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for a presidential martial arts movie:

 

Vintage Poster of the Day:

Dorothy Dandridge, who was born on this day in 1922, was the first ever African-American woman nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress, for her performance in 1954's Carmen Jones Here's the movie's poster designed by Saul Bass:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

The Film Theorists explores the idea that it wasn't love that saved Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Couch Tomato shows us 24 ways the new Ghostbusters is unlike the 1984 original besides the gender of its main characters:

 

Alternate Poster of the Day:

Artist Ibrahim Moustafa designed original posters for Daniel Craig's four James Bond movies, including one for Casino Royale below. See the others at Geek Tyrant.

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor Keyframe, LJ Frezza explores the representation of mass media in the films of Paul Verhoeven: 

 

Actor in the Spotlight: 

Ranker's latest actor supercut shows us how Liam Neeson talks about his family a whole lot:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 20th anniversary of the release of Ron Howard's Ransom, starring Mel Gibson. Watch the original trailer for the movie below. 

 

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