Today in Movie Culture: Neil deGrasse Tyson On 'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars,' Colin Farrell as Constantine and More

Today in Movie Culture: Neil deGrasse Tyson On 'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars,' Colin Farrell as Constantine and More

Nov 30, 2015

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

 

Star Wars vs. Star Trek:

Neil deGrasse Tyson tells National Geographic which is better, the Millennium Falcon or the Starship Enterprise, and why (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Film Trivia of the Day:

The British Film Institute showcases three movies set mostly in snow -- The Shining, Doctor Zhivago and It's a Wonderful Life -- and what that "snow" was really made of:

 

Casting Rumor Illustrated:

Colin Farrell might be playing John Constantine in Justice League Dark, so BossLogic and ComicBook.com show us what that could look like:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

The Directors Series looks at the early, "lo-fi" days of Paul Thomas Anderson, including the original Boogie Nights short (via Press Play):

 

Video Essay of the Day:

TIFF associate programmer Kiva Reardon discusses Furiosa of Mad Max: Fury Road in a promo for a film retrospective series called "Beyond Badass: Female Action Heroes" (via Live for Films):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Never forget that a young Ben Stiller, who turns 50 today, acted opposite a very young Christian Bale in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun:

 

Clever Movie Poster of the Day:

The minimalist movie poster trend continues, triumphantly, with the below design for Psycho. See more clever paper creations at One Perfect Shot.

 

Movie Posters in Motion:

Movie poster animator extraordinaire Jaja Poupou has made some surreal touches to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster:

 

Product Placement Overload:

Couch Tomato highlights all the product placement in Jurassic World with fake commercials for brands seen on screen:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the theatrical release of Misery. Watch the original teaser trailer for the movie, which is based on the novel by Stephen King, below.

 

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