Today in Movie Culture: ‘E.T.’ Meets ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ the Worst Spy Movie Gadgets and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘E.T.’ Meets ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ the Worst Spy Movie Gadgets and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: What instead of meeting E.T., Elliott befriended Freddy Krueger? This mashup from Space Taste shows us: Character in Close-Up: Star Wars Kids compiled every moment when Chewbacca roars, grunts or growls in the original Star Wars trilogy: Fan Theory of the Day: Screen Rant takes on the theory that the Kevin Wendell Crumb character from Split and…

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The Week in Movie News: Oscar Nominations, Sundance Preview and More

The Week in Movie News: Oscar Nominations, Sundance Preview and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS 91st Oscar nominations announced: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for this year’s Oscars, with Roma and The Favourite tying for most categories with 10 each. Also, a little movie called Black Panther became the first superhero movie nominated for Best Picture. Read more trivia and see the full list of nominees here….

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Rocky’ Meets ‘Raging Bull,’ Animated ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Trailer and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Rocky’ Meets ‘Raging Bull,’ Animated ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Trailer and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Character Reprisal of the Day: This is clearly for some Super Bowl commercial, but this teaser video of Jeff Bridges reprising his role as The Dude from The Big Lebowski had fans excited for a sequel: Can’t be living in the past, man. Stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/zL2CLYhGAM — Jeff Bridges (@TheJeffBridges) January 24, 2019 Mashup of the Day: The fight you’ve all…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘The Blues Brothers’ Meet ‘Men in Black,’ the Best Dogs in Movies in 2018 and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘The Blues Brothers’ Meet ‘Men in Black,’ the Best Dogs in Movies in 2018 and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: The Blues Brothers meets Men in Black in a short film by Fabrice Mathieu that also features E.T. and many other classic alien characters: Alternate Movie Posters of the Day: The Oscar nominations were announced this week, and now we have some retitled movie posters for some of the contenders: If the posters for 2019’s Oscar-nominated movies…

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Will Rock You at Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Will Rock You at Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical The Hate U Give (drama; Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, K.J. Apa, Common, Anthony Mackie; rated PG-13) First Man (biographical drama about Neil Armstrong; Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason…

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Next 3 Surprising Comedies: ‘The Upside,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral’

Next 3 Surprising Comedies: ‘The Upside,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral’

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly star in Holmes & Watson as the legendary detectives in a funny and surprising take on the team’s pairing. Really, though, it’s more about the chemistry between the actors, who previously starred together in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step Brothers, as it is about any sort of mystery. (By the way, Reilly also appeared in a cameo role in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, which…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Lego Set and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Lego Set and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: FX Breakdown of the Day: Effects artists at Industrial Light & Magic break down their digital creation of the Millennium Falcon for Solo: A Star Wars Story: FX Easter eggs of the day: Speaking of digital effects, here’s Vulture with a look at some secret CGI work in movies such as Justice League and Brokeback Mountain: Cosplay of the Day: Speaking…

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