Today in Movie Culture: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Rhythm Nation" Dance, Lifelike 'Hunger Games' Dolls and More

Today in Movie Culture: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Rhythm Nation" Dance, Lifelike 'Hunger Games' Dolls and More

Nov 20, 2015

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

 

Music Video Remake of the Day:

Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt perfectly recreate the dance sequence from Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" video, in competition against his The Night Before co-star Anthony Mackie lip-synching to MC Hammer's "2 Legit 2 Quit":

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Artist Noel Cruz repaints dolls based on celebrity icons and movie characters so they look more like the real people. Below is his work on the Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) dolls for The Hunger Games. See more at Neatorama.

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Screen Rant shows us 10 movies that repurposed sets from other movies, including The Mask's reuse of the Ghostbusters firehouse:

 

Vintage Movie of the Day:

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release of Charlie Chaplin's A Night in the Show. Watch the whole film, which features the silent comedy icon playing two roles, below.

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This couple, dressed up as characters from Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride, were named best non-Disney animated movie cosplay by Dorkly:

 

Recommended Romance of the Day:

In honor of Lobster, actor Colin Farrell tells the BFI why his favorite movie love story is Withnail and I:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of romantic movies, here is a sweet montage of romantic movies, including Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Punch-Drunk Love (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Rethought Movie of the Day:

What if Superman III was a horror movie? One Perfect Shot shows us by focusing on the evil version of the Man of Steel:

 

Star Wars of the Day:

Need an appropriate light for your Star Wars memorabilia and toy room? Here's a neat Death Star paper lantern floor lamp (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the release of Martin Scorsese's Casino. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone, below.

 

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