Today in Movie Culture: 'The Wicker Man' Inspires Radiohead, 'Captain America' Takes a Beating and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'The Wicker Man' Inspires Radiohead, 'Captain America' Takes a Beating and More

May 03, 2016

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

 

Musical Movie Tribute of the Day:

Radiohead have a new stop-motion-animated music video, for the song "Burn the Witch," and it's heavily inspired by The Wicker Man:

 

Movie Character Karaoke of the Day:

Speaking of mashups of movies and music, here's a video where the characters from the Lord of the Rings trilogy sing the Village People's "YMCA":

 

Rap Battle of the Day:

Speaking of music and Lord of the Rings, here's a NSFW rap battle between J.R.R. Tolkien and Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

With Ant-Man returning this week in Captain America: Civil War, here's a cosplayer with an incredibly detailed suit (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

With Civil War coming out this week, Honest Trailers easily beats up the 1990 Captain America:

 

Alternate Endings of the Day:

Also taking a beating today is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which gets a nice, long, hilarious episode of How It Should Have Ended:

 

Fan Build of the Day:

A crafty owner of a tortoise built a miniature replica of Jurassic Park to house his little pet (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Enough Paul Thomas Anderson appreciations, here's a tribute to Paul W.S. Anderson and his "cinema of simulation and the ineffable" (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Film Appreciation of the Day:

Mr. Nerdista highlights Akira Kurosawa's framing in Rashomon in this brief film analysis:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

In honor of today being National Teacher Appreciation Day, watch the exceptional original trailer for one of the greatest teacher movies, To Sir, With Love, starring Sidney Poitier:

 

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