Today in Movie Culture: James Bond and Jason Bourne vs. John Wick, Why We Love Dwayne Johnson and More

Today in Movie Culture: James Bond and Jason Bourne vs. John Wick, Why We Love Dwayne Johnson and More

Apr 18, 2018

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


Mashup of the Day:

StryderHD imagines John Wick: Chapter 3 bringing in James Bond, Jason Bourne and more iconic action heroes to take on John Wick:


Video Essay of the Day:

Speaking of James Bond, here's a video by Rossatron that looks at why On Her Majesty's Secret Service is maybe the best 007 movie:


Camera Angle of the Day:

The shot type known as the Dutch Angle can be seen in so many movies now, but when was it first done? Now You See It examines its origins:


Movie Song of the Day:

Auralnauts shares a weird retro-sounding Star Wars song set to the Sarlacc pit sequence in Return of the Jedi (via Geekologie):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Rick Moranis, who turns 65 today, with director Frank Oz and co-star Ellen Greene on the set of the 1986 musical Little Shop of Horrors:


Actor in the Spotlight:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney highlights the career of Dwayne Johnson and explores why he's such a beloved movie star:


FX Breakdown of the Day:

Weta Workshop's Leri Greer shares a look at how he designed the kaiju of Pacific Rim: Uprising in this behind the scenes effects showcase: 


Movie Comparison of the Day:

Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast seems like an exact re-creation of the animated version, but Couch Tomato found 24 ways they're quite different:


Cosplay of the Day:

Adam Savage showcases some scary versions of Minions in this video interview with effects artist Pat Magee at Monsterpalooza 2018:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 45th anniversary of the release of Soylent Green. Watch the original trailer for the sci-fi classic below. 




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