Today in Movie Culture: 'Cast Away' Meets 'Star Wars,' Actors Who've Acted Opposite Themselves and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Cast Away' Meets 'Star Wars,' Actors Who've Acted Opposite Themselves and More

Jan 20, 2016

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


Mashup of the Day:

Tom Hanks is an X-Wing pilot who crash lands on a desert island with his droid BB-Wilson in Cast Away: A Star Wars Story (via Reddit):


Cosplay of the Day:

This is both cosplay and a fan build: AR500 Armor's Boba Fett-inspired combat gear (via Fashionably Geek):


Supercut of the Day:

Burger Fiction compiled a montage of actors playing opposite themselves in movies, including Moon, The Parent Trap, Back to the Future Part II and, most importantly, Big Business:


Pixar Easter Egg of the Day:

How did Pixar slip its obligatory Pizza Planet truck into the prehistoric setting of The Good Dinosaur? If you can't see it below, then head to /Film for the answer.


Filmmaker in Focus:

David Fincher's filmography is summed up in two minutes in this supercut tribute (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Vintage Image of the Day:

David Lynch, who turns 70 today, poses with David Bowie on the set of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me in 1991:


Casting Call of the Day:

As if auditioning for a gender-swapped remake, here are Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal and Bradley Cooper doing a line-reading for the lead role in Clueless:


Scene Recreation of the Day:

It's only taken 17 years for the most clever recreation of one of The Matrix's most iconic shots to hit the internet (via Lord Arse!):


Movie Comparison of the Day:

Couch Tomato shares 24 reasons Jurassic World is the same movie as Predator:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Sundance premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson's feature debut, Hard Eight (aka Sydney). Watch the movie's trailer below.


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