Today in Movie Culture: Stan Lee is The Watcher, New 'Morgan' Trailer Made By Articial Intelligence and More

Today in Movie Culture: Stan Lee is The Watcher, New 'Morgan' Trailer Made By Articial Intelligence and More

Aug 31, 2016

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

 

Reworked Trailer of the Day: 

Fox got IBM's artificial intelligence computer program Watson to create a trailer for Morgan. Here's what it looks like followed by a featurette on its making (via io9): 

 

Franchise Crossover of the Day: 

CineFix compiled all of Stan Lee's cameos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and X-Men and Spider-Man movies for a trailer starring him as The Watcher:

 

Movie Mashup of the Day: 

The next episode of the greatest movie mashup series, Antonio Maria Da Silva's Hell's Club, is here. This one is set in the bathroom and features characters from The Big LebowskiSaturday Night Fever, Star WarsJurassic ParkGhoulies and many more. 

 

Vintage Image of the Day:  

Marilyn Monroe poses for a pin-up style promotional photo for Bus Stop, which was released 60 years ago today:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day: 

Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons why San Andreas is pretty much a remake of 2012:

 

Cosplay of the Day: 

Cosplayer Raquel Sparrow inhabited the part of El Diablo from Suicide Squad for a cool photoshoot. See more pics and a behind the scenes video at Fashionably Geek

 

Video Essay of the Day: 

The Nerdwriter examines what The Truman Show teaches us about politics and how it is more relevant today than when it was released: 

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Artist Anthony Petrie has a new series of "Charts" prints, including the below blueprints of Cameron Frye's home from Ferris Bueller's Day Off, which will be showing at Gallery 1988 next week (via /Film):

 

Actor in the Spotlight: 

In honor of the late Gene Wilder, Raging Cinema presents a look at Gene Wilder's mastery of the comedic pause:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 70th anniversary of the release of The Big Sleep. Watch the original trailer for the classic film noir starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall below. 

 

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