Today in Movie Culture: 'The Mummy' Meets 'Mission: Impossible,' 'Star Wars' Yearbook Superlatives and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'The Mummy' Meets 'Mission: Impossible,' 'Star Wars' Yearbook Superlatives and More

Dec 05, 2016

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

ScreenCrush did what we were all thinking and perfectly mashed the new trailer for The Mummy with Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol:

 

Rogue One Promo of the Day:

For Glamour, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones gives yearbook superlatives to Star Wars characters from Han Solo to the Rancor (via io9):

 

Character in Close-Up:

Speaking of Star Wars, Wisecrack explores the philosophy of Darth Vader to highlight why he's such an iconic villain:

 

Fan Photoshop of the Day:

We don't know who made this Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 DJ Baby Groot image either, but it's pretty awesome:

 

Easter Eggs of the Day:

Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, here's Mr. Sunday Movies with all the Easter eggs and references in the new trailer:

 

Hollywood Parody of the Day:

Kate McKinnon reprised her fake Hollywood legend character Debette Goldry for a Saturday Night Live sketch on actresses featuring Emma Stone and Jennifer Aniston:

 

Vintage Image of the Day: 

Walt Disney, who was born on this day 115 years ago, sketches real deer as research for the 1942 animated feature Bambi:

 

Studio Showcase of the Day:

Also in honor of Disney's birthday, here's a look at the evolution of his studio's animation from 1937 to 2016 by Bora Barroso (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

This week is the 40th anniversary of the wide release of Rocky, so here's a bunch of trivia you might not know from CineFix:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day: 

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Clint Eastwood's Heartbreak Ridge. Watch the original trailer for the action comedy below. 

 

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