Today in Movie Culture: 'Planet of the Apes' History, 'Deadpool' Hearts 'Wonder Woman' and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Planet of the Apes' History, 'Deadpool' Hearts 'Wonder Woman' and More

Jul 11, 2017

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

 

Franchise History of the Day:

With War for the Planet of the Apes out this week, Distractotron gives us a rundown on the history of the Planet of the Apes franchise:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Now do you feel like a Planet of the Apes expert? Well, here's ScreenCrush with a bunch of obscure trivia about the original 1968 movie:

 

Box Office Toast of the Day:

Deadpool tipped his hat to Wonder Woman after the latter's movie passed the former's at the box office this weekend:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of whom, Wonder Woman cosplay is not just for women anymore, as seen in the teaser image below. Find more full photos at Fashionably Geek.

 

Fan Film of the Day:

Check out a feature-length, shot-for-shot, homemade fan redo of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Yul Brynner, who was born on this day in 1920, with director John Sturges on the set of The Magnificent Seven in 1960:

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Honest Trailers tire-lessly runs through everything wrong with The Fate of the Furious and the tire-d F&F franchise:

 

Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Learn the "hidden meaning" of Clueless from an alien in the future in the latest episode of Earthling Cinema:

 

Good Film Analysis of the Day:

Ross Peacock analyzes the action sequences of John Wick: Chapter Two in his latest Rossatron video essay:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Contact. Watch the original trailer for the classic sci-fi movie below. 

 

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