Today in Movie Culture: Sam Raimi's Scary Car Commercial, Puppets Reenact Oscar Nominees and More

Today in Movie Culture: Sam Raimi's Scary Car Commercial, Puppets Reenact Oscar Nominees and More

Feb 18, 2016

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

 

Oscar Spoofs of the Day:

Watch all eight Best Picture nominees, including Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant, redone with puppets (via Reddit):

 

Oscar Montage of the Day:

See an evolution of special effects over 88 years in this supercut of every Oscar winner in that category, from Wings to Interstellar:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Speaking of the Oscars, here's a throwback from the 1992 ceremony with Jack Palance, who was born on this day in 1919.

 

Commercial of the Day:

Sam Raimi directed this new car commercial inspired by horror movies (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Supercut of the Day:

If you like weird movies, you'll appreciate this montage of surreal scenes from such films as Trainspotting and Delicatessen (via Reddit):

 

Toy of the Day:

Pacific Rim probably isn't popular enough to warrant an official Lego set, but here's a custom build of the Striker Eureka Jaeger. See more images at /Film.

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Kyle Hill of Nerdist's Because Science explains why Iceman of the X-Men movies would be a bomb with his powers:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Get ready for this summer's Jason Bourne with some trivia about the whole Bourne franchise:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This custom-built Superman leather armor made by Prince Armory was inspired by Jor-El in Man of Steel (via Geekologie):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of the release of 9 1/2 Weeks. Watch the original trailer for the sexy drama starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke below.

 

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