Today in Movie Culture: New 'The Lion King' Compared to the Original, Historical Cinematic Universes and More

Today in Movie Culture: New 'The Lion King' Compared to the Original, Historical Cinematic Universes and More

Nov 23, 2018

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

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Darth Blender compares shots from Disney's The Lion King remake with the original 1994 animated classic side by side:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The new video by Patrick H. Willems looks at how historical dramas and biopics, such as the grouping of First Man, Apollo 13, The Right Stuff and Hidden Figures, can form a kind of cinematic universe:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

This video showcases a very cool way to turn a Starbuck cup into a very cool tribute to My Neighbor Totoro:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Maybe Star Wars needs to introduce a super fast Jedi? Kyle Hill scientifically examines the question of whether DC's The Flash could touch a lightsaber:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Boris Karloff, who was born on this day in 1887, gets worked on by legendary makeup artist Jack Pierce on the set of Son of Frankenstein in 1938:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For GQ, Oscar Isaac discusses all his most iconic characters, from such movies as Inside Llewyn Davis and the new Star Wars sequels:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Here's a tribute to Shaun of the Dead and Baby Driver filmmaker Edgar Wright that's focused on his eye as a director:

 

Screenwriting Lesson of the Day:

The latest Filmento video spotlights part of Mission: Impossible - Fallout to show how to create a perfect scene:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

For the third Star Wars thing of the day, here's a fan showing how to cosplay as Jabba the Hutt using a comforter:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Scrooged. Watch the original trailer for the holiday classic below. 

 

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