Today in Movie Culture: Proposing a 'Star Wars'-Inspired Olympic Sport, a Spotlight on Stunt Performers and More

Today in Movie Culture: Proposing a 'Star Wars'-Inspired Olympic Sport, a Spotlight on Stunt Performers and More

Feb 22, 2018

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


Dream Olympic Sport of the Day:

More people would watch curling at the Winter Olympics if it involved everyone's everyone Star Wars droid (via io9):


Fan Build of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars-inspired things, check out how to make an AT-ST high chair for your baby in this Never Not Making video (via Geekologie):


Reworked Trailer of the Day:

Seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story as being like the Star Trek reboot, War Starts at Midnight added The Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" to the trailer to make it even better (via Geek Tyrant):


Oscars History of the Day:

Burger Fiction highlights every Academy Award winner for Best Animated Feature in this shorter than most Oscar history supercut:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Luis Bunuel, who was born on this day in 1900, directs Catherine Denueve on the set of his 1967 classic Belle de Jour:


Movie Comparison of the Day:

Last year, Rob Stone compared the opening and closing sequences of Citizen Kane and Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca. Now Will DiGravio responds with more side-by-side looks at the two classics (via Film School Rejects):  


Movie Science of the Day:

What is the toxin on the lips of Poison Ivy from Batman & Robin? Kyle Hill gives a scientific explanation of her deadly powers:


Movie Job of the Day:

They don't get to win Oscars, but Mashable honors stunt people by showcasing what it takes to do their job in this video: 


Inspired Look of the Day:

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shared this tweet from a fan who is halfway to cosplaying as a character from her upcoming movie A Wrinkle in Time:



Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 15th anniversary of the release of Ron Shelton's Dark Blue starring Kurt Russell. Watch the original trailer for the classic crime film below. 




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