Today in Movie Culture: 'Ghostbusters' Day Cast Crossover, the Best Blockbuster Budget Break Down and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Ghostbusters' Day Cast Crossover, the Best Blockbuster Budget Break Down and More

Jun 08, 2016

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

 

Cast Photo of the Day:

Today is Ghostbusters Day (the anniversary of the original movie's release), so Paul Feig tweeted a great photo of the old guard and the new guard together:

 

Movie Budget Breakdown of the Day:

Vanity Fair produced a $200,000,0000 movie's end credits where the names are all replaced by how much they usually earn:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

The latest greatest mashup cosplay combines Baymax from Big Hero 6 and a Stormtrooper from Star Wars (via Fashionably Geek):


 

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Speaking of Disney animated films, watch a Must See Films essay on the art of storytelling in Finding Nemo:  

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

With this being Ghostbusters Day, here's an old pic from the set of the 1984 original:

 

Reworked Trailer of the Day:

If Battlefield Earth had a modern style trailer like this, maybe it wouldn't have been such a box office flop:

 

Movie Mashup of the Day:

On Best Friends Day, Guardians of the Galaxy buddies Rocket Raccoon and Groot become even more adorable mashed with My Neighbor Totoro (via Darth Blender):

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

The British Film Institute honors the little-known director Alan Clarke with a focus on his influential use of steadicam and walking shots:

 

Reunion of the Day:

Lea Thompson is reuniting with Howard the Duck in comic book form, teased in the tweet below.

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of Ivan Reitman's Evolution. Watch the original trailer for the Ghostbusters-like sci-fi comedy below.

 

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