Today in Movie Culture: Kristen Stewart Spoofs 'Willy Wonka,' Michael Mann Influences 'The Dark Knight' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Kristen Stewart Spoofs 'Willy Wonka,' Michael Mann Influences 'The Dark Knight' and More

Feb 06, 2017

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

 

Movie Parody of the Day:

Kristen Stewart stars as Charlie Bucket in Saturday Night Live's parody of a scene from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

See how much Michael Mann's Heat influenced Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight in this video putting scenes side by side:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of Nolan's Batman movies, here's a bunch of trivia about Batman Begins from ScreenCrush:

 

Film Studies Lesson of the Day:

CineFix makes us better cinephiles by spotlighting five brilliant moments of camera movement:

 

Body Art of the Day:

Speaking of cinephiles, check out one of the coolest movie fan tattoos ever, turning its host into a human zoetrope (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of body art, sometimes you can only afford to dress up a single finger, as Lowcostcosplay does with this Spirited Away cosplay:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Zsa Zsa Gabor, who would have turned 100 today, with Charlton Heston on the set of Orson Welles's Touch of Evil in 1957:

 

Good Film Analysis of the Day:

For One Perfect Shot, H. Perry Horton spotlights Paul Thomas Anderson's use of silence in There Will Be Blood:

 

Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Learn the hidden meaning of Disney's Aladdin from an alien in the future who likes to point out questionable plot holes in kids' movies: 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day: 

This week is the 20th anniversary of Richard Linklater's SubUrbia starring Giovanni Ribisi. Watch the original trailer for the indie classic below. 

 

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