Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Mario Kart,' 'The Fog' Action Figures and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Mario Kart,' 'The Fog' Action Figures and More

Feb 11, 2016

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

 

Dream Video Game of the Day:

If this mashup of Mario Kart and Star Wars actually existed, it'd make so much money (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Alternate Trailer of the Day:

The original trailer for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace made it look better than it turned out. Now here's a modern trailer in the style of the one for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which makes it look even better:

 

Mashup of the Day:

Pixar's Inside Out meets Star Wars: The Force Awakens in this portrait of Kylo Ren and his emotions by Dan Hipp (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Fan Theory Parody of the Day:

Mashable makes fun of Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan theories in this video exploring the sequel's hidden clues:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

We never got to see David Bowie play a superhero, but here's what he would have looked like as Batman and Captain America. See more art casting him as other character, all linked to hit songs of his, at Geek Tyrant.

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This hugely popular viral video features someone dressed as Elsa dancing to "Metralhadora" during Carnival in Brazil, joined by other characters from Frozen, plus Spider-Man and Woody from Toy Story (via Buzzfeed):

Depois do sucesso de Carreta Furacão, esse carnaval nos traz a Carreta Vingadora.

Posted by Brazileirícimos on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

 

Toy of the Day:

Finally, thanks to Death by Toys, you can now own The Fog action figures. Er, make that action fluff (via Dread Central):

 

Movie Homages of the Day:

Watch scenes from The Simpsons side by side with the movies they reference (via One Perfect Shot):

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Speaking of homage, The Film Theorists ponder whether Reservoir Dogs rips off City of Fire or is just paying tribute:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 20th anniversary of the release of Ted Demme's Beautiful Girls. Watch the original trailer for the ensemble rom-com below.

 

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