Today in Movie Culture: The Stares of Tom Cruise, A Better Ending to 'Inside Out' and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Stares of Tom Cruise, A Better Ending to 'Inside Out' and More

Jul 29, 2015

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

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

In honor of the release of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Couch Tomato amusingly presents 24 reasons Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is the same movie as If Looks Could Kill

 

Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of Tom Cruise movies, here's a new clip compilation from Jacob T. Swinney for Slate of the actor staring intensely:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Artist Dave Pollot continues to add pop culture characters to paintings he finds in thrift stores, such as this one with Groot and Rocket Raccoon from Guardians of the Galaxy. See more at Geek Tyrant.

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Inside Out could have ended much, much earlier than it did. But that might not have been good for Riley. Watch a video of how the Pixar feature should, or could have ended:

 

Movie Analysis of the Day:

Here's another celebration of how well Mad Max: Fury Road is directed, analyzing two scenes to show how George Miller keeps our eyes focused in the midst of many things going on at once:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

The Beatles meet Princess Margaret at the Royal World Premiere of Help! on this day 50 years ago: 

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Don't take doors in movies for granted. Inspired by parts of Foxcatcher, Darren from Must See Films explores all the different things doors and doorways can do and mean in cinema:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

See all of Hayao Miyazaki's movies and characters come together in a wonderful tribute to the animation legend (via The Film Stage):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

As usual, Sneaky Zebra has found and compiled some really great cosplay, this time from this month's London Film & Comic Con:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Not only is a new Vacation movie out in theaters today, but the original National Lampoon's Vacation opened exactly 32 years ago on this date. Watch the original trailer from 1983 below.

 

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