Today in Movie Culture: 'Pacific Rim' vs. Godzilla Fan Trailer, the Appeal of Stop-Motion Animation and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Pacific Rim' vs. Godzilla Fan Trailer, the Appeal of Stop-Motion Animation and More

Mar 23, 2018

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

In honor of the release of Pacific Rim: Uprising, The Game Brains present a crossover where the Jaegers fight the most iconic kaiju of all: Godzilla:

 

Craft Appreciation of the Day:

In honor of the release of Isle of Dogs, Jacob T. Swinney looks at the eternal appeal of stop-motion animation for Fandor:

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

Here's another animated re-creation of the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer using Marvel cartoon footage, this one by Phillysteak:

 

Easter Eggs of the Day:

We also already spotlighted one video of the latest Avengers: Infinity War trailer's Easter eggs, but here's another great break down:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Akira Kurosawa, who was born on this day in 1910, with star Toshiro Mifune on the set of their 1954 classic Seven Samurai:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In their final Found in Translation video essay, Fandor looks at Guillermo del Toro's use of allegory in his movies:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of del Toro, he provides the set up for this look at iconic shots focused on characers' eyes in movies, including Blade Runner and Get Out:

 

Movie Breakdown of the Day:

Dimitreze isolates each level of Christopher Nolan's Inception and plays them all side by side to show their simultaneous occurence:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Fans re-create the sexual tension between Rey and Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Last Jedi in this cosplay photo shoot. See more with other characters here and here and here and here.

 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

With Pacific Rim: Uprising now in theaters, look back at the original trailer for the first Pacific Rim released back in 2013:

 

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