Today in Movie Culture: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Easter Eggs, How to Train Dogs for the Movies and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Easter Eggs, How to Train Dogs for the Movies and More

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

 

Easter Eggs of the Day

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw stands on its own pretty well, but any spin-off feature is going to have a lot of connections to its source series, even if some of them aren’t so obvious. Here’s Screen Rant with a look at all the Easter eggs in the action blockbuster that you might have missed:

 

 

Crew Member of the Day

There are a good amount of dog-focused movies lately, including this year’s A Dog’s Way Home and the new release The Art of Racing in the Rain, giving Hollywood animal trainer and coordinator Teresa Ann Miller a good deal of work. Insider profiled her in this video on how dogs are trained for the big and small screen:

 

 

Art Lesson of the Day

Art teacher Pierre Pompoup continues to cater to the Dora the Explorer fans out there with a new tutorial in honor of the release of Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Courtesy of Kigu Studios, here’s a video offering a lesson on how to draw Boots the monkey as he looks in the movie:

 

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day

The “Final Cut” of Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now is in theaters this week, so it’s a good time to revisit and recall the original version from 40 years ago. Courtesy of Movieclips, here is the trailer for the classic war movie, which opened in U.S. theaters on August 15, 1979:

 

 

DIY Fan Build of the Day

If you’re looking to cosplay as Iron Man for any fan conventions or Halloween this year, both Odin Abbott and Cardboard Cosplay have you covered for something easily crafted at home. Here are their tutorials on creating your own version of Tony Stark’s Nano Gauntlet from the climax of Avengers: Endgame:

 

 

Fake Deleted Scenes of the Day

When half the world’s population returns in Avengers: Endgame, that’s good for the heroes in their battle against Thanos. But how’d it go for the rest of the planet? The Wrap Zone showcases some possible scenarios as fake deleted scenes for the Marvel movie in this darkly comic video:

 

 

Alternate Movie Scenes of the Day

There are some other parts of Avengers: Endgame that could have also gone a lot differently. Below is one video from DrMachakil presenting an alternate trip through time for Captain America and another video from Tobey in the MCU imagining a different version of Spider-Man coming back via the multiverse:

 

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day

Consistent with the rest of the Men in Black movie franchise, Men in Black: International has some very impressive visual effects, but a lot of it is seamless and subtle. To show what an achievement it is, here’s a side-by-side look at scenes with and without the digital magic by Imageworks and DNEG:

 

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