Today in Movie Culture: Must-See Mystery Movies, the Happy Sad Cinema of Taika Waititi and More

Today in Movie Culture: Must-See Mystery Movies, the Happy Sad Cinema of Taika Waititi and More

Nov 10, 2017

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


Genre Showcase of the Day:

With Murder on the Orient Express out in theaters, Fandor highlights the best whodunit mystery movies you must see:


Mashup of the Day:

This video shows how perfectly the Luke and Yoda scenes fit the audio for the original trailer for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial:


VFX History of the Day:

The latest episode of VFXcool looks at how Back to the Future Part II achieved one of its most incredible visual effects scenes:


Filmmaker in Focus:

This video from We Need to Talk About Film celebrates the "happy sad cinema" of Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Composer Ennio Morricone, who turns 89 today, with filmmaker Brian DePalma during the scoring of The Untouchables:


Movie Influences of the Day:

Here's another side-by-side look at the movies that influenced Stranger Things 2, this one from Ulysse Thevanon:


Future Recasting Idea of the Day:

Speaking of Stranger Things 2, BossLogic imagines another cast member starring in an X-Men reboot, this time Finn Wolfhard as Cyclops:



Movie Science of the Day:

CineFix talks to an expert to find out what movies tend to get wrong about elevators:


Cosplay of the Day:

Carl and Ellie from Pixar's Up meet La La Land in this adorable cosplay: 



Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 75th anniversary of the release of Road to Morrocco starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. Watch the original trailer for the classic Road to installment below.




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