Today in Movie Culture: The Truth About Dumbledore, What Movies Get Right About Hackers and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Truth About Dumbledore, What Movies Get Right About Hackers and More

Nov 14, 2018

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

 

Character in Close-Up:

With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hitting theaters this weekend, SyFy Wire explores how Harry Potter icon Professor Dumbledore is, fortunately, a good manipulator:

 

Expert of the Day:

For Wired, real hacker Samy Kamkar looks at the depiction of hackers in movies, including Swordfish and Sneakers:

 

Human Cosplay of the Day:

Stan Lee had fans of all ages, as evidenced by this young cosplayer:

 

Non-Human Cosplay of the Day:

A robot from Oregon State University Dynamics Robotics Lab dressed up for Halloween as an AT-ST from Return of the Jedi (via Geekologie):

 

Supercut of the Day:

New York Magazine shares a painful supercut of waxing scenes in movies and TV shows:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Louise Brooks, who was born on this day in 1906, on the set of the 1926 silent movie It's the Old Army Game:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For GQ, Sarah Jessica Parker discusses her most iconic roles, including those in the movies Hocus Pocus and Ed Wood:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Coincidentally, this video essay from Film Radar on David Fincher is part of a new series called Filmmakers in Focus:

 

Cinematographer Celebration of the Day:

For Fandor, David R.L. looks at the work of cinematographer Robbie Ryan, who shot the new movie The Favourite:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 10th anniversary of the release of Quantum of Solace. Watch the original trailer for the James Bond movie below. 

 

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