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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