Today in Movie Culture: Why 'Halloween' is a Perfect Sequel, 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' VFX Breakdown and More

Today in Movie Culture: Why 'Halloween' is a Perfect Sequel, 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' VFX Breakdown and More

Oct 17, 2018

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

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest Rossatron video essay spotlights the new Halloween as a great example of how to make a perfect sequel:

 

Alternate Movie Posters of the Day:

Speaking of Halloween, check out some of the alternate posters made for Hero Complex's show celebrating the original's 40th anniversary:

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

Watch how some of the visual effects for Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom were digitally rendered in this behind-the-scenes montage:

 

Holiday Decorations of the Day:

This is a great time of year to pick up some of RevenantFX's horror movie inspired garden gnomes, though they can also stick around past Halloween (via Geekologie):

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Movie Trivia of the Day:

WhatCulture looks at 10 pieces of obscure trivia about Martin Scorsese's version of Cape Fear:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Rita Hayworth, who was born 100 years ago today, gets a touch-up on the set of Gilda in 1945:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney profiles the career of Jake Gyllenhaal and why he's remained such an appealing actor:

 

Film Studies Lesson of the Day:

This video essay highlights the high angle shot and what it's used for in movies (via Studio Binder):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

At New York Comic-Con, Adam Savage spotlights a fan of The Fifth Element cosplaying as one of the movie's cops:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of Bullitt. Watch the original trailer for the classic thriller below. 

 

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