Today in Movie Culture: Women of the Original 'Ghostbusters,' Cutest 'Harry Potter' Cosplay and More

Today in Movie Culture: Women of the Original 'Ghostbusters,' Cutest 'Harry Potter' Cosplay and More

Jul 15, 2016

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

 

Video Essay of the Day:

For Fandor Keyframe, Kevin B. Lee looks at the main female characters of the original Ghostbusters to prove why women need to take over the franchise:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

This isn't new but it is relevant to this week's release of the Ghostbusters reboot. Couch Tomato presents 24 reasons why the first Ghostbusters is the same movie as Poltergeist:

 

Weird Promo of the Day: 

Seth Rogen's upcoming R-rated animated feature Sausage Party is apparently being promoted with costumed characters on local morning shows like this one in Denver (via /Film):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

A fancy-dressed Harry Dean Stanton, who turned 90 yesterday, posing with Yaphet Kotto, Veronica Cartwright and Tom Skerritt while off duty during the making of Alien in 1978:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Ever wonder how many times Peter Parker's name is uttered in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy? Here's a supercut of every instance:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

We may never get to see such a battle on the big screen, but here's Kyle Hill on what would happen if Thor threw his hammer at Juggernuat as he's running at the Thunder God:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

Cracked tackles the idea that Lucy is a prequel to Her and then go further to bring in other Scarlett Johansson movies into the mix, including In Good Company and Home Alone 3

 

Adorable Cosplay of the Day:

This is what happens when Harry Potter fans grow up and have children. Their older son is Harry and their newborn is a screeching Mandrake, and it's all just too cute. See more photos at Buzzfeed.

 

Movie Scene Reenactment of the Day:

More cosplay for you, less adorable but still great, here's a perfect re-creation of the dance scene from The Mask (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 60th anniversary of High Society. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical remake of The Philadelphia Story below. 

 

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