Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Sgt. Pepper,' 'The Thing' Board Game and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Sgt. Pepper,' 'The Thing' Board Game and More

May 03, 2017

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

 

Parody Album of the Day:

Every song from The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has been spoofed so it's a plot song for Star Wars, and together they retell the whole movie. Start with "Princess Leia's Stolen Death Star Plans"/"With Illicit Help From Your Friends" below (via Paste).

 

Movie Franchise Parody of the Day:

Do the Fast and Furious movies all seem the same to you? Here's an animated parody of the franchise explaining why:

 

Board Game of the Day:

Here's a look at the new The Thing board game Infection at Outpost 31 from Mondo and Project Raygun:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

The latest edition of Tyrants of Cosplay showcases an award-winning costume of Faun/Pan from Pan's Labyrinth:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

Cracked presents a theory that makes The Dark Knight Rises better by arguing that Batman killed the Joker in The Dark Knight:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Bing Crosby, who was born on this day in 1903, with director Frank Capra, co-star Jane Wyman and a birthday cake on the set of 1951's Here Comes the Groom:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

There are some similarities between Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad, but here's Couch Tomato with 24 ways they're different: 

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 out this week, Burger Fiction chronicles the evolution of Chris Pratt's career:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Pratt is in Her, and speaking of Her, here's a video by StudioBinder on how to make movies about loneliness like Spike Jonze does:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of Spider-Man, Sam Raimi's first of three. Watch the original full trailer for the classic superhero movie below.

 

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