Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer, the G-Rated Version of 'Fight Club' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer, the G-Rated Version of 'Fight Club' and More

Aug 25, 2015

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

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Okay, it's not so much a takedown this time, but Honest Trailers does make a few jokes at the expense of Mad Max: Fury Road while also being totally truthful about its awesomeness:

 

Movie Redo of the Day:

People of all ages should be able to enjoy Fight Club. Now your kids can, too, with this G-rated animated version:

 

Hollywood Satire of the Day:

Funny or Die shows us the real reason that women don't direct more action movies, starring Catherine Hardwicke, Nicole Holofcener and other great filmmakers (via Film School Rejects):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Toshiro Mifune and Machiko Kyo in Rashomon. Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, which remains the point of reference for all movies with multiple points of view, opened on this day in Tokyo 65 years ago. It would arrive in America in late 1951.

 

Supercut of the Day:

Jason Statham has punched a lot of people over the years. Just how many? This supercut not only showcases them all, but it also runs a counter to tally them up (via Live for Films):

 

Movie Studio Tour of the Day:

RocketJump Film School takes us on a tour of Universal Studios Costume Department, which rents out to professional costume designers, including those working for web content providers. 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Pets aren't allowed at Comic-Con, but that doesn't mean cats can't cosplay at their favorite characters from The Fifth Element (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Filmmakers in Focus:

Video essay master Jacob T. Swinney showcases the POV shots in the movies of the Coen Brothers:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Think you know everything about the Back to the Future trilogy? Let's see if CineFix can stump you with this list of 9 bits of trivia:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Douglas Sirk's melodrama masterpiece All That Heaven Allows, starring Rock Hudson and Jane Wyman, made its debut in London on this day 60 years ago. Watch the original trailer for its U.S. release a few months later below.

 

 

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