Independence Day in Movie Culture: Patriotism From Patrick Stewart, Deadpool, Captain America and More

Independence Day in Movie Culture: Patriotism From Patrick Stewart, Deadpool, Captain America and More

Jul 04, 2016

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

 

Movie Promo of the Day:

The upcoming animated movie Sausage Party has a very special Fourth of July-themed PSA this holiday weekend:

 

Musical Melody of the Day:

It doesn't get much more American than a beloved British actor, such as Patrick Stewart, dressed up as a cowboy and singing country and western classics (via Live for Films):

 

Fake Movie of the Day:

Michael Bay already depicted a heroic Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Pearl Harbor. But this fake Michael Bay movie focused on FDR would be much more entertaining (via BuzzFeed):

 

Supercut of the Day:

For Fandor Keyframe, Nelson Carvajal compiles the greatest Fourth of July and patriot American scenes in movies:

 

Mashup of the Day:

And here's an oldie but goodie from Fandango and Movieclips mashing up clips from movies celebrating America:

 

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Young Joan Crawford and an exploding firecracker in 1927:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Frame by Frame investigates whether or not Captain America is truly an American movie hero:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Speaking of Captain America, here he is with Optimus Prime, Sam the Eagle and Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe loving America:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

America's new favorite movie character, Deadpool, gets patriotic for the holiday in this fan get-up:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

America was born on the Fourth of July, so today's classic trailer to showcase has to be for Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July, starring Tom Cruise in his first Oscar-nominated performance. Watch it below.

 

 

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