Today in Movie Culture: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Viral Video, 'Steve Jobs' Parody and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Viral Video, 'Steve Jobs' Parody and More

Oct 08, 2015

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

 

Viral Video of the Day:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice continues its early viral marketing tied to Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Jr. with the following video announcing LexCorp's new operating system (via /Film):

 

Movie-Related Medical Devices of the Day:

Yesterday, Open Bionics unveiled three new designs for its prosthetic arms for children. As you can see below, they're all based on Disney properties, Iron Man, Frozen and Star Wars (via Josh Lincoln Dickey and Gizmag):

 

Movie Parody of the Day:

Steve Jobs isn't so much the butt of the joke in the below movie spoof from Conan so much as it's the inspiration for Dell Computers to be the butt of the joke (via /Film):

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Just as we're hearing news of the Ant-Man sequel (Ant-Man and the Wasp), here's a look at how the first one should have begun and how it should have ended:

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Today is the 55th anniversary of the Looney Tunes animated short Hopalong Casualty, starring Wile E. Coyote and the Roadrunner and directed by Chuck Jones. Watch it in full below.

 

Movie Science of the Day:

For Nerdist, Kyle Hill breaks down when we'll make our first trip to Mars, so then people won't be so dumb for thinking The Martian is based on a true story:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Quentin Tarantino's crash-zooms are all compiled in a very disorienting supercut by Jorge Luengo for One Perfect Shot. Click on the screenshot below to watch it. 

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Couch Tomato shows us 24 reasons Toy Story and Small Soldiers are the same movie:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

That Jack Sparrow on the left below looks like Johnny Depp, but it's actually the same person as the woman on the right. See a video of her transformation here (via KamiKame).

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend marks the 60th anniversary of the release of the popular musical Oklahoma! Watch the original trailer below.

 

 

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