Today in Movie Culture: Wolverine v. Hydraulic Press, the Perfect Oscar-Bait Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: Wolverine v. Hydraulic Press, the Perfect Oscar-Bait Movie and More

Feb 24, 2017

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

 

Promotional Video of the Day:

Logan gets a fun promo ahead of its release next week with this video of a hydraulic press attempting to crush Wolverine's claws:

 

Fake Movie of the Day:

Late Night's Seth Myers sends up Oscar bait movies with a fake trailer for something literally titled Oscar Bait:

 

Mashup of the Day:

Ryan Gosling is replaced by Kermit the Frog in this new version of La La Land mashed with Muppets:

 

Oscars Guide of the Day:

Vox explains the voting process of the Academy Awards and why safer choices win in this essential pre-Oscars video (via /Film):

 

Oscars Analsyis of the Day:

Video essay master Kevin B. Lee goes deep with the Oscar nominees for Best Cinematography to determine which movie deserves to win the Academy Award:

 

Vintage Poster of the Day:

Emmanuelle Riva, who died last month, would have been 90 years old today. She is featured prominently in this French poster for the 1959 classic Hiroshima Mon Amour by Boris Grinsson:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Fandor Keyframe looks at the mystery of Meryl Streep, who is nominated for the 20th time this year, in a career-chronicling video: 

 

Behind the Scenes Video of the Day:

Meet the people who stand in for celebrities during the Oscars rehearsals in the latest Academy Originals special:

 

Alternate Audio of the Day:

Why does C-3PO get a voice but not R2-D2? Here's what Star Wars would be like if both droids spoke English (via /Film):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 75th anniversary of the release of Ernst Lubitsch's Toe Be Or Not To Be. Watch the original trailer for the classic movie below. 

 

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