Today in Movie Culture: 'SNL' Spoofs the 'Lion King' Remake, a History of Batman and Superman Costumes and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'SNL' Spoofs the 'Lion King' Remake, a History of Batman and Superman Costumes and More

Nov 13, 2017

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


Fake Auditions of the Day:

Saturday Night Live spoofed the casting of the live-action The Lion King remake with impersonations of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nick Offerman, LL Cool J and more:


Franchise Flashback of the Day:

With Justice League out this Friday, ScreenCrush looks at the history of Batman and Superman's costumes on the big screen:


Recut Trailer of the Day:

Speaking of flashbacks, Nerdist recut the Justice League trailer so it looks like the opening credits of a 1997 TV series:


Alternate Casting of the Day:

If Channing Tatum never winds up playing Gambit on the big screen, perhaps Joe Keery could take the role. BossLogic shows what he could look like as part of his Stranger Things cast as the X-Men series:



Video Essay of the Day:

With The Disaster Artist out in theaters soon, Now You See It explores the enjoyment of movies that are so bad they're good:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Steve Zahn, who turns 50 today, with director Richard Linklater on the set of SubUrbia in 1996:


Actor in the Spotlight:

For Fandor, Philip Brubaker looks at the roles where Murder on the Orient Express star Johnny Depp is unrecognizable on screen:


Movie Fix of the Day:

Cracked shows how one change to Pacific Rim would have made the Guillermo del Toro movie a certain classic:


Cosplay of the Day:

It may be Justice League week at the movies, but here's some great Avengers cosplay, specifically Black Widow:



Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of The Running Man starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Watch the original trailer for the action sci-fi classic below. 




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