Today in Movie Culture: The Science of the Human Torch, Movie Villain Supercut and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Science of the Human Torch, Movie Villain Supercut and More

Aug 06, 2015

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

 

Movie Truth of the Day:

Nerdist's Kyle Hill takes the occasion of a new Human Torch portrayal (in Fantastic Four) to discuss the truth about spontaneous human combustion:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Not to be confused with another video we shared recently titled "Meet the Villain" here's an all new, all great supercut of the best movie villains (via Devour):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

In honor of tonight's GOP debate, here's Donald Trump meeting Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) in 1992's Home Alone 2: Lost in New York:

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

60 years ago today, the Chuck Jones-directed Merrie Melodies short Jumpin' Jupiter, starring Sylvester, Porky Pig and the birdlike Jupiterian (currently seen in commercials), opened in theaters. Watch it below.

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Here are 15 things you might not know about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone via Screen Crush:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Gladzy Kei gives us "Battle Princess Jasmine" based on the character from Disney's Aladdin (via All That's Cosplay):

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Alex Kalogeropoulos mashed up John Carpenter's The Thing and David Robert Mitchell's It Follows, to show the similarity of their hidden threats (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Filmmaker In Focus:

James Cameron's movies are a "cinema of flesh and metal," according to this video by Martin Kessler:

 

Movie Location Vacation of the Day:

Here's a side-by-side view of what the suburban neighborhood used for the setting of Edward Scissorhand looks like today, in case you were hoping to ever look for the pastel-colored houses (via /Film):

25 Years Ago Edward Scissorhands was filmed near my house

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Russ Meyer's cult classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! turns 50 years old today. Watch the original trailer below.

 

 

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