Today in Movie Culture: History of the Comic Book Movie, 'The Hunger Games' Meets American Politics and More

Today in Movie Culture: History of the Comic Book Movie, 'The Hunger Games' Meets American Politics and More

Jul 22, 2016

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

 

Film History of the Day:

For Fandor Keyframe and in time for Comic-Con, Drew Morton shows us the evolution of the comic book movie:

 

Costume Design Spotlight of the Day:

Ahead of Comic-Con, Conan O'Brien visited superhero movie costume makers Ironhead Studio and got a tour and a custom-made suit of his own:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Also well-timed to Comic-Con, here's the latest from Thailand's "Lowcost Cosplay," in costume as the poster for The Dark Knight:

 

Movie Remix of the Day:

For the Comic-Con crowd, here's a cool remix of scenes and dialogue from Deadpool and its score by Junkie XL (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Redone Movie of the Day:

Disney redid the entire plot of Zootopia as told by Emoji (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Danny Glover, who turns 70 today, on the set of Lethal Weapon with director Richard Donner and co-star Mel Gibson in 1986:

 

Supercut of the Day:

The following montage by Martin le Breton honors all the great bald and balding characters in cinema:

 

Political Parody of the Day:

Slate mashes footage from the Republican National Convention and The Hunger Games for a parody of Marco Rubio's support of Donald Trump:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Mr. Nerdista's latest video essay looks at how the Coen Brothers make movies about the common man, with specific focus on FargoThe Big Lebowski and Barton Fink:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 35th anniversary of the release of Brian De Palma's Blow Out. Watch the original trailer for the classic thriller below.

 

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