Today in Movie Culture: Best Picture Nominees Translated Into Emoji, C-3PO Meets an Oscar and More

Today in Movie Culture: Best Picture Nominees Translated Into Emoji, C-3PO Meets an Oscar and More

Feb 25, 2016

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


Oscar Montage of the Day:

Get ready for this weekend's big awards ceremony with a mashup supercut of all eight movies nomimated for the Oscar for Best Picture from Fandango Movieclips:


Oscar Movie Translation of the Day:

Below is what The Martian looks like told as emojis. See the rest of the Best Picture nominees translated this way at Thrillist.


Red Carpet Fashion Throwbacks of the Day:

Bjork's swan dress from the 2001 Academy Awards is celebrated in the below piece by artist Ellen Jin. See more of her takes on iconic Oscar fashion at Fandango


Puzzle of the Day:

See how long it takes you to find the Oscar hidden in this Star Wars: The Force Awakens-inspired cartoon from Mental Floss:


Cosplay of the Day:

If you want to look like General Leia from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, follow this tutorial to get the hair right:


Alternative Posters of the Day:

We can never have too many exceptional triptych-style series of Star Wars Trilogy posters, as proven by these new prints from artist Matt Ferguson (via /Film):


Filmmakers in Focus:

Every Frame a Painting showcases the brilliant way the Coen Brothers work with the traditional shot/reverse shot set up in their movies:


Mashup of the Day:

Speaking of the Coens, watch scenes from the movie Fargo and the TV series Fargo cut together for a spoiler-heavy comparison and a multilayered story (via The Playlist):


Movie Comparisons of the Day:

See scenes from movies side by side with how they were handled in their remakes in this video by Jaume R. Lloret (via Devour):


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 75th anniversary of the premiere of the Oscar-nominated classic The Lady Eve. Watch the original trailer for the film, which stars Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda, below.




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