Today in Movie Culture: How to Prepare for the Oscars, the 1950s Retro Version of 'The Shape of Water' and More

Today in Movie Culture: How to Prepare for the Oscars, the 1950s Retro Version of 'The Shape of Water' and More

Mar 02, 2018

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

 

Oscars Primer of the Day:

Get ready for the Oscars this weekend with help from IMDb's guide to everything you need to know about this year's awards:

 

Oscars Discussion of the Day:

Ahead of Sunday's big event, Vox explores the question of why the Oscars love method actors:

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

80s Style Trailers does an amazing job selling Best Picture nominee The Shape of Water as a 1950s sci-fi horror movie in this reworked trailer (via GeekTyrant): 

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

ILM shared another video showcasing its Oscar-nominated work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this time focusing on the Battle of Crait:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Jennifer Jones, who was born on this day in 1919, with Humphrey Bogart on the set of the 1953John Huston classic Beat the Devil:

 

Screenwriting Showcase of the Day:

Pixar shares a look at a scene from Oscar-nominated animated feature Coco and how it was written on the page:

 

Video Essay Parody of the Day:

Clickhole spotlights the movies of Paul Thomas Anderson and his supposed use of "hot dog shapes" (via IndieWire):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This Iron Man doesn't look too much like he does in the movies, but it's some pretty awesome cosplay nonetheless:

 

 

Mashup of the Day:

Lee Hardcastle has a new claymation Simpsons video, this one paying very gruesome homage to Reservoir Dogs (via GeekTyrant):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 85th anniversary of the release of King Kong. Watch the trailer for the 1938 re-release here:

 

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