Today in Movie Culture: Old Han Solo Meets Young Han Solo, the Tech of 'Black Panther' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Old Han Solo Meets Young Han Solo, the Tech of 'Black Panther' and More

May 14, 2018

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

 

Surprise Meeting of the Day:

Old Han Solo Harrison Ford surprised new/young Han Solo Alden Ehrenreich during an interview with Entertainment Tonight promoting Solo: A Star Wars Story:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

For Vanity Fair, actress Letitia Wright, who plays genius science Shuri in Black Panther, breaks down the tech we see in the movie:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Marvel characters, apparently Avengers: Infinity War villain Thanos was apprehended in Canada:

 

Classic Movie Clip of the Day:

Margot Kidder, who passed away at age 69, was best known for playing Lois Lane so perfectly in four Superman movies, including Superman IV: The Quest for Peace seen below. 

 

Video Essay of the Day:

In this video essay, editor Richard J. Moir looks at the significance of hands in the movie Let the Right One In:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

George Lucas, who turns 74 today, with director Ron Howard, star Warwick Davis and young Dawn Downing on the set of the Lucas-produced Willow (which may be getting sequel) in 1987:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In honor of the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey this year, IMDb looks at the directorial trademarks of Stanley Kubrick:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Also at IMDb, the latest No Small Parts looks at the TV and movie career of Riley Keough, star of the upcoming Under the Silver Lake:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Dimitreze compares scenes from the biopic LBJ with footage of the real Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy side by side:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 60th anniversary of Vincente Minnelli's Gigi. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical below. 

 

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