Today in Movie Culture: ‘Glass’ Character Study, Rob Marshall Discusses ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ VFX and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Glass’ Character Study, Rob Marshall Discusses ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ VFX and More

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Character Analysis of the Day

With tickets for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass now on sale, let’s get reacquainted with Kevin Wendell Crumb, a.k.a. The Horde, and his many personalities, including The Beast. In this video essay, Shane Bertram discusses the psychology of the supervillain character as seen in Split:

 

Easter Eggs of the Day

Escape Room, the first hit movie of 2019, is filled with clues to solving its clever set-piece puzzles. Zac Morris highlights these Easter egg hints in his latest Things You Missed video for CZsWorld:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day

Queen shares a side-by-side look at how well Golden Globe winner Bohemian Rhapsody recreated the band’s Live Aid concert performance in a new video promoting the movie’s home video release:

 

Actor in the Spotlight

With is Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of Dick Cheney in Vice, Christian Bale proves he can play any role. But can you imagine him in Titanic or A Star is Born? IMDb looks at the many movies Bale lost or turned down in this career-spanning profile:

 

Fan Art of the Day

Hailee Steinfeld has two movies out in theaters, Bumblebee and the Golden Globe-winning animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, so one fan drew a meeting between her two characters, Charlie and Spider-Gwen:

 

 

Expertise of the Day

How are the performances by Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots? Insider got dialect coach Jack Wallace to critique the actresses’ mastery of their accents in the new biopic:

 

Director’s Commentary of the Day:

For The New York Times, Mary Poppins Returns director Rob Marshall breaks down a magical moment from the movie where the live-action characters enter the 2D-animation world of the ceramic bowl:

 

Cosplay of the Day

When you want to dress up as the hottest superhero of the moment but you’re on a budget: corn-on-the-cob abs! This Aquaman fan makes great use of vegetables in his Arthur Curry cosplay:

 

 

VFX Tutorial of the Day

Speaking of DIY Aquaman stuff, here’s a video from Red Giant inspired by the DC blockbuster that shows how you can make your own movie look like it was shot underwater cheap and easy with their latest digital effects:

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day

While we’re talking digital effects, here’s a feature from the BBC on Peter Jackson’s stunning colorization and restoration of old World War I footage for his new documentary They Shall Not Grow Old:

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