Today in Movie Culture: How 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Should Begin, How to Win Best Picture and More

Today in Movie Culture: How 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Should Begin, How to Win Best Picture and More

Feb 26, 2018

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


Alternate Opening of the Day:

Solo: A Star Wars Story probably won't have an opening crawl, so Reddit user SushiShishkebab proposes this way of starting the movie (via THR):

Instead of an opening crawl... from r/StarWars


Oscar History of the Day:

With less than a week until the 2018 Oscars, Burger Fiction chronicles every Best Picture winner from 1927 through 2017 plus a look at this year's contenders:


Awards Explanation of the Day:

Speaking of the Best Picture winners, here's Vanity Fair's visual explanation of how a movie wins the top Academy Award:


Movie Trivia of the Day:

Old School just turned 15 years old, so CineFix compiled some obscure trivia about the comedy:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Jackie Gleason, who was born on this day in 1916, receives direction from Robert Rossen on the set of The Hustler in 1961:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Mexican sculptor Ruben Orozco Loza created this small but finely detailed bust of current Oscar nominee Guillermo del Toro (via Drew McWeeny): 


Great Movie Analysis of the Day:

Watch a scene from Annihilation featuring commentary from director Alex Garland breaking it down:


Bad Movie Analysis of the Day:

Find out the "hidden meaning" of The Truman Show according to an alien in the future in the latest edition of Earthling Cinema:


Cosplay of the Day:

We're still hoping the invisible jet makes it into the Wonder Woman sequel, but for now we've got this amazing, adorable cosplay take on the idea:


Classic Movie Clip of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Falling Down, so here's a classic moment from the movie involving common complaints about fast food restaurants at the time:




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