Today in Movie Culture: Marvel's 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Harry Potter' Trivia and More

Today in Movie Culture: Marvel's 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Harry Potter' Trivia and More

Nov 17, 2016

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

Darth Blender has come through with another necessary mashup, this one redoing the Beauty and the Beast trailer with footage of Marvel's Black Widow and the Hulk:

 

Redone Trailer of the Day:

Where's the old school video game tie-in for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them? At least here's an 8-bit graphics redo of the movie's trailer: 

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of the wizarding world, ScreenCrush shares some trivia about Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban you might not know:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

And speaking of Prisoner of Azkaban, Couch Tomato has 24 reasons it's the same movie as The Monster Squad:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

More on Harry Potter, here's a video essay on the series' theme of politics of hate by Kaija Siirala for Fandor Keyframe:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Martin Scorsese, who was born on this day in 1942, directs Tom Cruise while Paul Newman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, who was born on this day in 1958, look on during the making of The Color Money in 1986:

 

Reimagined Movie of the Day:

It's also Danny DeVito's birthday, so here's a trailer for Matilda as if it was directed by Scorsese instead of him:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Ranker's latest actor-focused supercut shows us how John Goodman is always really angry in his movies:

 

Star Wars of the Day:

Watch Ben Schwartz and Bill Hader help give BB-8 a voice in this new bonus feature from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Collectors Edition (via /Film):

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 40th anniversary of the release of Elia Kazan's The Last Tycoon, starring Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson. Watch the original trailer below. 

 

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