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March 13, 2018

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Jumanji’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Black Panther’ as an Arcade Game and More

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

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

See how some of the visual effects were done for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in this behind-the-scenes clip. And see more making-of videos from the hit movie over at /Film

Redone Scene of the Day:

Mr. Sunday Movies redid the Erik Killmonger vs. Black Panther scene from Black Panther as an old-school 16-bit fighting arcade game: 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Black Panther, it’s been a while since we shared some T’Challa cosplay, so here you go:

Scene Analysis of the Day:

Care of the New York Times, Ava DuVernay breaks down one of the scenes in her new movie, A Wrinkle in Time:

Impersonations of the Day:

From this past weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, an Oscars-themed Family Feud sketch featuring impressions of Common, Guillermo del Toro, Allison Janney, Jordan Peele, Timothee Chalamet, Willem Dafoe and Sally Hawkins:

Vintage Image of the Day:

In honor of the reboot hitting theaters this weekend, here’s Angelina Jolie with director Simon West on the set of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2000:

Filmmaker in Focus:

In his latest video essay, Patrick Willems explores the mystery of J.J. Abrams in order to predict what to expect from Star Wars: Episode IX:

Alternate Ending of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars and endings, Damien Kazan has “fixed” the conclusion of Star Wars: The Last Jedi to appease some of the angry fans:

Shot Comparison of the Day:

Editor Jacob T. Swinney returns with a third First and Final Frames video showcasing first and last shots from classic movies side by side:

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of The Man in the Iron Mask starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Watch the original trailer for the classic adaptation below. 


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