Today in Movie Culture: Making of the Baby Groot Dance Number,' Movies That Inspired 'It Comes at Night' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Making of the Baby Groot Dance Number,' Movies That Inspired 'It Comes at Night' and More

Jun 09, 2017

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

 

Behind the Scenes Video of the Day:

James Gunn was the dancing model for Baby Groot's amazing opening sequence in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and he's sharing clips to prove it:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Marvel characters, the new episode of Tyrants of Cosplay spotlights a mashup of Iron Man and the Starks of Game of Thrones:

 

Movie Influences of the Day:

For IMDb, filmmaker Trey Edward Shults discusses the horror movies that inspired his acclaimed new feature, It Comes at Night:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Get ready for the weekend with this IMDb supercut of wine in cinema:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Michael J. Fox, who turns 56 today, and Christopher Lloyd pose for a publicity photo on the set of Back to the Future Part II in 1989:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Ahead of the release of Baby Driver, the British Film Institute shows how to make an Edgar Wright movie:

 

Reworked Scene of the Day:

This weekend is the 35th anniversary of the release of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, so here's a version of the flying bicycles sequence without the iconic John Williams music:

 

Composer Tribute of the Day:

Speaking of John Williams, here's an a capella tribute to him and his music, including the E.T. score, at this year's Harvard graduation:

 

Children's Book of the Day:

And because E.T. is so great, here's one more item for its anniversary, a look at Kim Smith's new book based on the movie:

 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the CineVegas premiere of Bubba Ho-tep. Watch the original trailer for the cult classic below. 

 

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