Today in Movie Culture: Freddy vs. Leonardo DiCaprio, How 'Ghostbusters' Proton Packs Work and More

Today in Movie Culture: Freddy vs. Leonardo DiCaprio, How 'Ghostbusters' Proton Packs Work and More

Sep 10, 2015

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


Movie Mashup of the Day:

It's Freddy vs. Leo in this combination of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Inception (via Geek Tyrant):


Alternative Movie Poster of the Day:

Speaking of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Indian artist Raj Khatri uses broad brush strokes for a new kind of minimalist movie poster design. See his take on Wes Craven's horror classic below and posters for Kill Bill, The Dark Knight and The Matrix at Design Taxi


Movie Science of the Day:

Want to know how the proton pack works in Ghostbusters? Kyle Hill explains the science of these ghost-catching weapons for Nerdist:


Cosplay of the Day:

All comic book characters get a gender-swapped version eventually. Drax the Destroyer from Guardians of the Galaxy got one in the form of cosplay (via All That's Cosplay):


Movie Comparison of the Day:

See how much Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull recycled parts of the previous three Indiana Jones movies in this side-by-side comparison video (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Filmmaker in Focus:

He's not dead yet. Check out a trailer for Terry Gilliam's "pre-posthumous memoir" Gilliamesque, which hits stores in a few weeks:


Supercut of the Day:

Another filmmaker in focus, here's a montage of kisses in Alfred Hitchcock movies:


Fan Art of the Day:

This cartoon rendition of the Doof Warrior from Mad Max: Fury Road is one of a handful of character portraits by Tim Odland. See his Furiosa, Immortan Joe, Nux and Max art at Live for Films.


Scene Analysis of the Day:

CineFix looks at the "box climax" of David Fincher's Se7en for The Art of the Scene:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 35th anniversary of the initial South African release of The Gods Must Be Crazy, which would become a phenomenal hit in the U.S. four years later and spawn official and unofficial sequels. Here is the original trailer for the American release:



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