Today in Movie Culture: The Ideal 'Star Wars IX' Opening Crawl, the Philosophy of 'Blade Runner 2049' and More


Today in Movie Culture: The Ideal 'Star Wars IX' Opening Crawl, the Philosophy of 'Blade Runner 2049' and More

Jan 29, 2018

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

 

Fandom Parody of the Day:

Nerdist has created the ideal (spoiler filled) opening crawl for Star Wars: Episode IX to appease all the fans disappointed with The Last Jedi:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest video from Like Stories of Old looks at the philosophy of Blade Runner 2049:

 

Movie Influencer of the Day:

Netflix celebrates the subject of its new biopic A Futile and Stupid Gesture with this look at the incredible influence of writer Doug Kenney:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Speaking of A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Dimitreze presents scenes from the new Netflix movie side by side with clips from Saturday Night LiveAnimal House, and Caddyshack that it re-creates:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

W.C. Fields, who was born on this day in 1880, sits with Mae West on the set of their iconic pairing, My Little Chickadee, in 1939:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Screen Rant explores the fan theory that all of Tim Burton's movies exist in the same universe:

 

Song Cover of the Day:

You know "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" thanks to one movie, Benny & Joon. Now watch it sung by characters from 127 movies in this video from Unusual Suspects:

 

DIY Fan Build of the Day:

Jake from Indy Mogul's Backyard FX shows how to make a cheap and easy Jurassic Park-inspired velociraptor:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This Spirited Away fan cosplaying as Yubaba has created a perfect wig:

 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Joe Dante's Matinee. Watch the original trailer for the classic tribute to shlocky horror below. 

 

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