Today in Movie Culture: Spotlight on James Bond Gadgets, the Four Rules of Paul Thomas Anderson and More

Today in Movie Culture: Spotlight on James Bond Gadgets, the Four Rules of Paul Thomas Anderson and More

Nov 04, 2015

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

 

Supercut of the Day:

In honor of SPECTRE opening in the U.S. this weekend, here's a compilation of every James Bond movie gadget. It takes more than 16 minutes to get through them all.

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Think Casino Royale is the best James Bond movie? Well, here's everything wrong with it:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Ewok babies are no longer the most adorable thing in the Star Wars Galaxy thanks to this corgi Stormtrooper (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Fan-Made Poster of the Day:

Oscar Isaac's Poe Dameron didn't get a Star Wars: The Force Awakens character poster today, so Vanity Fair's Joanna Robinson made one for him, with some inspiration coming from Inside Llewelyn Davis:

 

Movie Analysis of the Day:

Rob Ager looks at John Carpenter's The Thing and argues that the alien represents spiritual evil:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

For Press Play, Nelson Carvajal explores the isolated female figures of Todd Haynes movies:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and producer Nunnally Johnson attend the premiere of How to Marry a Millionaire on November 4, 1953:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Lanny Boyer, of the Fairview Film Club, breaks the genius of Paul Thomas Anderson's movies into four basic rules (via One Perfect Shot):

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Bryan Cranston talks about one of his favorite movies, On the Waterfront, and how it relates to his new movie, Trumbo:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

With the new James Bond movie hitting U.S. theaters this weekend, it's time to look back at the movie that started the series. Watch the original trailer for 1962's Dr. No, starring Sean Connery, below.

 

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