Today in Movie Culture: The Problem With Modern Action Blockbusters, R-Rated 'Mary Poppins' and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Problem With Modern Action Blockbusters, R-Rated 'Mary Poppins' and More

Jun 26, 2018

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

 

Video Essay of the Day:

This Rossatron video essay explores what's wrong with the action of most modern blockbusters: 

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

What if Mary Poppins was rated R? This animated video from FBE offers a violent and crass version of the Disney classic:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Disney classics, here's a cosplayer who has no reason to be shy since she looks perfect as the title character from Moana:

 

Movie Food of the Day:

And more for the Disney lovers, the latest edition of Binging with Babish shows us how to make congee from Mulan:

 

Recreated Movies of the Day:

Take a tour of the settings of Hayao Miyazaki animated features as created in Minecraft (via Geekologie):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Peter Lorre, who was born on this day in 1904, wears a fur coat on the set of Alfred Hitchcock's first version of The Man Who Knew Too Much from 1934:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor, Q.V. Hough showcases the work of French filmmaker Claude Chabrol in this video essay:

 

Double Feature of the Day:

Honest Trailers shows why Tomb Raider and Pacific Rim: Uprising are the 2018 movies that go together best:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Speaking of movies going together, Dimitri Bitu compares scenes depicting the evacuation of Dunkirk from Atonement, The Darkest Hour and Dunkirk:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Steven Soderbergh's Out of Sight. Watch the original trailer for the classic crime film below. 

 

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