Today in Movie Culture: Movies in the Movies, 'The Disaster Artist' vs. 'The Room and More

Today in Movie Culture: Movies in the Movies, 'The Disaster Artist' vs. 'The Room and More

Jul 19, 2017

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


Supercut of the Day:

We all love watching movie characters watch movies, and this supercut of cinema in films compiles a bunch of them doing so:


Movie Comparison of the Day:

See James Franco's portrayal of Tommy Wiseau alongside the real deal in this comparison between The Disaster Artist and The Room:



Mashup of the Day:

Given how much The Graduate obviously influenced Garden State, filmmaker Kentucker Audley recut scenes from the former with the soundtrack from the latter for Talkhouse:


Fake Poster of the Day:

With rumors going around that The Fast and the Furious 9 will be in space, here's BossLogic's fake poster for a futuristic installment:


Video Essay of the Day:

Ahead of this fall's sequel, here's Rob Ager on the hidden depths of Blade Runner (via Cinephilia & Beyond):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Luc Besson, who returns to space this week with Valernian and the City of a Thousand Planets, directs some costumed exras on the set of The Fifth Element in 1996:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Speaking of Besson, here's an episode of No Small Parts highlighting his movies' strong female characters:


Cosplay of the Day:

As we wait to see the cosplay of this year's Comic-Con, here's a cat dressed as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle:


Movie Location Spotlight of the Day:

Fandor highlights appearances of the Griffith Observatory in movies, including Rebel Without a Cause and The Terminator, in this edition of Location Scout:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of Kathryn Bigelow's K-19: The Widowmaker. Watch the original trailer for the historical drama below. 




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