Today in Movie Culture: Oscar Nominee Breakdowns and Takedowns and More

Today in Movie Culture: Oscar Nominee Breakdowns and Takedowns and More

Feb 23, 2016

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


Oscar Nominees Breakdown of the Day:

Kids say the darnest things, and here they explain what they think this year's Oscar nominees for Best Picture are about. The best is the assumption that The Revenant is about an elephant:


Oscar Nominees Takedown of the Day:

Instead of focusing on one specific movie, this week Honest Trailers takes shots at all eight Best Picture nominees:


Movie Parody of the Day:

Speaking of Best Picture nominees, How It Should Have Ended has a new animated parody of The Martian:


Abridged Movie of the Day:

And here's more Best Picture nominee goodness. Mashable has recapped Mad Max: Fury Road in animation in under three minutes:


Fan Art of the Day:

Artist Amanda Lee draws fantastic dual portraits for Disney and Studio Ghibli movies, including the below piece featuring a mashup of Frozen's sisters Anna and Elsa. See the rest at Design Taxi.


Vintage Images of the Day:

Today is the 115th anniversary of the release of Edwin S. Porter and Thomas Edison's actuality short Terrible Teddy, the Grizzly King, in which not-yet-president Theodore Roosevelt kills a mountain lion on camera. Watch it in full below.


Movie Trivia of the Day:

In honor of its 25th anniversary and the Oscars, here are nine things you might not know about The Silence of the Lambs:


Cosplay of the Day:

Now it's much easier for women Star Wars fans to cosplay as Stormtroopers with this FEM 7 armor on display in a group photo. Find more images plus info on how to get your own at Fashionably Geek.


Adaptation Parody of the Day:

Mashable presumes you've only seen the Harry Potter movies in this totally wrong exploration of how they're different from the books:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the UK release of Trainspotting, months ahead of its U.S. opening. Watch the original trailer for the movie below.





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