Today in Movie Culture: The Absurdity of Superman, the Making of the ‘Isle of Dogs’ Puppets and More…

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

 

Character Parody of the Day:

The concept of Superman seems pretty ridiculous when you consider his creation, as this funny video from Studio C does (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Craft Showcase of the Day:

Fox Searchlight shares a look at how the puppets were made for Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

Film Theory’s MatPat takes a scientific approach to figuring out the cost and profit of Pleasure Island in Disney’s Pinocchio:

 

Truthful Marketing of the Day:

The success of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle doesn’t seem so surprising when it’s marketed correctly, as Honest Trailers does here:

 

Movie Comparisons of the Day:

This video edited by Ignacio Montalvo beautifully connects many iconic movie scenes to other great similar shots and scenes:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Doris Day, who turns 96 today, with director Alfred Hitchcock on the set of The Man Who Knew Too Much in 1955:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Christina Ricci’s career is put in focus by Fandor in this video chronicling her evolution from child star to the actress she is today:

 

Movie Food of the Day:

The latest edition of Binging With Babish shows us how to make the creme brulee from Amelie:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest video essay from Rossatron looks at the simple action of the Brandon Lee martial arts movie Rapid Action:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Watch the original trailer for Stanley Kubrick’s classic sci-fi movie below. 

 

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