Today in Movie Culture: A Parkour Tribute to 'Fantastic Beasts,' an Animated 'Terminator' Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: A Parkour Tribute to 'Fantastic Beasts,' an Animated 'Terminator' Movie and More

Nov 18, 2016

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

 

Fan Film of the Day:

With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them now in theaters, here's a fan film tribute adding parkour stunts to the wizarding world (via Geek Tyrant):

 

DIY Prop Replica of the Day:

Speaking of the Harry Potter franchise, here's a tutorial on how to make your own Triwizard Cup from Goblet of Fire:

 

Movie Pitch of the Day:

Is animation the direction the Terminator franchise should go in next? Here's a cool-looking pitch trailer for a new installment called Extermination (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Alternate Movie Poster of the Day:

Doctor Strange screenwriter C. Robert Cargill and director Scott Derrickson retweeted this cool poster idea for the movie by Thomas Clarke (via Twitter):

 

Cinematographer Showcase: 

Harris Savides, who has brilliantly shot movies by David Fincher, Sofia Coppola, Noah Baumbach and others, gets the spotlight in this new video essay (via Film School Rejects): 

 

Foreign Comic Book of the Day: 

James Bond is a very different sort of hero in India's comic books based on the 007 books and movies. See more strange covers at Dangerous Minds.

 

Reimagined Casting of the Day:

Screen Junkies got Moana star Dwayne Johnson to reinterpret past Disney characters, including Buzz Lightyear and Gaston from Beauty and the Beast and then inserted him into those movies:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Elizabeth Perkins, who was born on this day in 1960, poses for a publicity shot with Tom Hanks for the 1988 comedy Big:

 

Movie Influences of the Day:

Celebrate Hayao Miyazaki by watching shots from his movies side by side with their influences, including Mary Poppins and The Wizard of Oz:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day: 

Today is the 50th anniversary of the original Czech release of Closely Watched Trains. Watch the 1967 U.S. trailer for the Oscar-winning masterpiece below.    

 

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