Today in Movie Culture: The Sound Design of the 'Harry Potter' Movies, Pixar Shorts Easter Eggs and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Sound Design of the 'Harry Potter' Movies, Pixar Shorts Easter Eggs and More

Nov 15, 2018

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

 

Franchise Celebration of the Day:

In honor of the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, The Nerdwriters showcases the sound design of the Harry Potter movies:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Speaking of Harry Potter, Couch Tomato shares 24 reasons why Deathly Hallows Part 2 is the same movie as Avengers: Infinity War:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Pixar highlights Easter eggs and trivia from the animated shorts featured in their latest DVD collection:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Sneaky Zebra pays tribute to the late Stan Lee with a montage of cosplayers dressed as The Man's characters:

 

Supercut of the Day:

And here's another great franchise celebration, a Marvel supercut in tribute to Stan Lee from Lindsay McCutcheon (via Filmscalpel):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Sam Waterston, who turns 78 today, plays a film student alongside Robert Forster on the set of one of his earliest movies, Color Me Babe, in 1969:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney looks at the career of Ethan Hawke, who gives one of his best performances this year in First Reformed:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Badlands isn't the most Malick-esque Terrence Malick movie, but Thomas Flight explores how the movie sets up the director's signature style:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

This video essay by Charls Chap looks at the nature of love as presented in Joachim Trier's Thelma:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 55th anniversary of the release of It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Watch the original trailer for the classic comedy below. 

 

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