Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Meets 'The Goonies,' the Whimsy of Wes Anderson and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Meets 'The Goonies,' the Whimsy of Wes Anderson and More

May 01, 2017

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


Promo of the Day:

Ahead of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Chris Pratt shows off some props from the movie, and you'll never guess which is his favorite:


Poster Tribute of the Day:

Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, here's a new poster for the movie paying homage to the poster for The Goonies:


Trivia of the Day:

Also speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy, here's a bunch more trivia about the first movie and its sequel via CineFix:


Cosplay of the Day:

We know thanks to Descendants that at least some Disney characters had children, so it's about time we got a pregnant Disney princesses cosplay photoshoot. See their solo pics at Fashionably Geek


Influential Movie of the Day:

For Fandor, Bill Rwehera showcases the influence of Seven Samurai on such movies as Star WarsA Bug's Life and Mad Max: Fury Road:


Vintage Image of the Day:

In honor of Danielle Darrieux, who turns 100 today, here is one of her glamorous Universal Pictures publicity images circa 1938:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Today is also Wes Anderson's birthday, so here's a Fandor video essay by Philip Brubaker on the childhood whimsy of his films:


Screenwriting Lesson of the Day:

Lessons from the Screenplay looks at the scripts for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with focus on their flaws and imperfections and why the former is a better movie:


Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of Rogue One, here's a supercut of the sounds of the Star Wars spinoff edited by Zackery Ramos-Taylor:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 65th anniversary of the premiere of High Noon in England. Watch the original trailer for the classic Western below. 




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