Today in Movie Culture: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ Director Commentary, Spotlight on ‘Ready or Not’ Star Andie MacDowell and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ Director Commentary, Spotlight on ‘Ready or Not’ Star Andie MacDowell and More

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

 

Director Commentary of the Day

The Sundance Film Festival hit Brittany Runs a Marathon opens in theaters this weekend. For the New York Times, writer/director Paul Downs Colaizzo shares some memorable moments from the Jillian Bell-led indie comedy, breaking the scenes down through a voiceover commentary:

 

Actor in the Spotlight

Andie MacDowell, who co-stars as the matriarch of a murderous family in the hot new horror movie Ready or Not, has played a number or iconic roles over the years. In this video for Yahoo Entertainment, she looks back on her career and discusses some of those parts in Groundhog Day, Magic Mike XXL and more:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day

With Angel Has Fallen now in theaters, let’s continue taking a look at the previous installments of the Fallen franchise, this time with the first sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. Courtesy of Movieclips, here’s the original trailer for London Has Fallen, which opened in the U.S. on March 6, 2016:

 

Art Lesson of the Day

Kids are loving the new Dora the Explorer movie, Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Kids also love to draw. Now kids can learn to draw an Inca temple inspired by the new live-action adaptation courtesy of this video tutorial from Kigu Studios and art teacher Pierre Pompoup:

 

Fan Art of the Day

Speaking of art inspired by movies, Toy Story 4, with all its returning and brand new characters, has spawned a ton of fan art this summer. Here’s one by Shannon Fisher focused on the romantic reunion between Woody and Bo Peep and the great chemistry they have together on screen in the Pixar animated sequel:

 

Cosplay of the Day

Fans have also been cosplaying as their favorite characters from Toy Story 4 lately. One couple even themed their whole wedding so that all guests had to dress as Disney characters. The two grooms first wore outfits inspired by Woody and Buzz before getting into full cosplay mode for the reception:

 

Re-created Movie Stunts of the Day
Parkour athlete Nick Pro is also cosplaying in his latest video. Here, he copies all of Tom Holland’s moves as Marvel’s Spider-Man in the MCU, from his introduction in Captain America: Civil War through this year’s movies Spider-Man: Far From Home and Avengers: Endgame:

 

Movie Franchise Recap of the Day

Avengers: Endgame closes the book on the first decade of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and now that it’s near the conclusion of its theatrical run, The Warp Zone recaps the plots of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame together, in rap form. Watch the spoiler-filled video:

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day

Another look at the visual effects spectacular that is Avengers: Endgame comes directly from one of the sources of the movie magic. In this VFX breakdown, DNEG showcases how they gave life to Rocket, got Captain America to fight himself, and created Stark Tower and various spacecraft for the MCU sequel:

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