Today in Movie Culture: Terrence Malick Influences Beyonce, Aesop Rock Remakes 'The Shining' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Terrence Malick Influences Beyonce, Aesop Rock Remakes 'The Shining' and More

Apr 29, 2016

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


Movie Comparison of the Day:

See how much Beyonce's Lemonade seems to be inspired by Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life in this comparison montage (via Decider):


Animated Remake of the Day:

Rapper Aesop Rock is not only streaming his new album for free on YouTube but it's accompanied by a shot-for-shot stop-motion remake of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining by animator Rob Smith (via Open Culture):


Easter Eggs of the Day:

Below is a still from Zootopia featuring Arendelle china from Frozen. See two more late Easter egg uncoverings from Disney's new hit animated feature at Cinema Blend.


Reunion of the Day:

Vanilla Ice shared the stage with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the Today Show today, probably the first time the rapper and the Heroes in a Half Shell have seen each other since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze:

Actor in the Spotlight:

No Small Parts takes a look at the brief but mostly brilliant career so far of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Ex Machina star Domhnall Gleeson:


Filmmaker in Focus:

In anticipation of an upcoming UK retrospective of Andrei Tarkovsky films, Channel Criswell looks at the filmmaker's unique visual language:


Supercut of the Day:

With this year marking the 40th anniversary of Taxi Driver, it's about time we got a nice supercut of taxi scenes in the movies (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Daniel Day-Lewis, who turns 59 today, and Michelle Pfeiffer, who turns 57 today, with director Martin Scorsese on the set of The Age of Innocence in 1992:


Influential Movie of the Day:

This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of the theatrical release of Citizen Kane, so Slate put together the following video showing scenes side by side with their imitators, most by Martin Scorsese, over the years:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend also marks the 35th anniversary of the theatrical release of Friday the 13th Part II. Watch the original kill-count celebrating trailer below.

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