Today in Movie Culture: 'Toy Story' and 'Straight Outta Compton' Meet Batman Villains and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Toy Story' and 'Straight Outta Compton' Meet Batman Villains and More

Aug 25, 2015

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

 

Movie Mashup of the Day:

Can you guess what "Toy Squad" is? That's right, a mashup featuring footage from Toy Story and audio from the Suicide Squad trailer (via Cinematic Montage Creators).

 

Song Parody of the Day:

Speaking of DC Comics characters, in honor of Straight Outta Compton holding onto its box office crown this weekend, here's a new parody of the title song as performed by Batman villains. Here is "Straight Outta Gotham":

 

Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of Batman, he may a good guy, but he's also a killer. Here is a supercut counting all the lives he's ended in all of his movies:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Yesterday was the birthday of Bolaji Badejo, the 6'10" (some places list him at 7'2") actor who played the alien in Alien. He would have turned 62, but he died 23 years ago. Here he is in the iconic costume:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Does Iron Man's armor work underwater? Either way, this Iron Merman cosplay looks like a great way to get the Avenger seaworthy (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Star Wars of the Day:

I'll let the Facebook post below explain today's adorable bit of Star Wars fandom, which is followed by a video of the fan in action at Disneyland (via Fashionably Geek).

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Fan Poster of the Day:

Fitting in with our earlier post on The Karate Kid today, here's a fan-made poster representing the fight between Johnny and Daniel as cobra vs. crane (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Video Essay of the Day:

We've seen plenty of supercuts of people breaking the fourth wall in movies. Now here's a video essay from Now You See It on how the technique is used in those movies:

 

Movie Redo of the Day:

How do they tell the story of Mad Max: Fury Road in the world of Mad Max? Probably through oral history and spoken legend, but maybe through hieroglyphics, like so (via Neatorama):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Sam Raimi's Darkman hit theaters on this day 25 years ago, and although it's only considered a cult classic today, it was actually the box office champ its opening weekend. Watch the original trailer for the superhero movie below.

 

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