Today in Movie Culture: Wes Anderson's 'The Witch,' the Evolution of Movie Stunts and More

Today in Movie Culture: Wes Anderson's 'The Witch,' the Evolution of Movie Stunts and More

Nov 30, 2016

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

 

Film History of the Day:

Stuntman Damien Walters chronicles the evolution of movie stunts in an amazing single performance in this video presented by Honda (via Collider):

 

Reimagined Movie of the Day:

The Witch actually looks almost as good as Wes Anderson movie in this lighthearted reworking of the horror film:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Is Pixar repeating itself with its sequels? Couch Tomato shows us 24 reasons Finding Dory is the same movie as Toy Story 2:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

As we get closer to the release of Rogue One, we'll probably be seeing more Star Wars cosplay, like this terrific Gonk droid getup that a father and son built for Halloween. See more images at Fashionably Geek.

 

Regional Cinema of the Day:

Speaking of Rogue One, you can find footage of that movie in this BFI video celebrating new movies shot in the UK and/or made by British talent:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Inspired by Dan Harmon, this video essay by Will Schoder illustrates why all stories are the same (via /Film):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Terrence Malick, who turns 73 today, with Martin Sheen on the set of Badlands in 1972:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Martin Scorsese likes to show things from God's POV, as seen in this supercut from Jorge Luengo of overhead shots in his movies:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For Vanity Fair, Natalie Portman discusses how she became Jackie Kennedy for the new biopic Jackie:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day: 

This weekend is the 70th anniversary of the release of John Ford's My Darling Clementine. Watch the original trailer for the classic Western below. 

 

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