Today in Movie Culture: Aubrey Plaza As the New Hawkeye, John Cena as Shazam and More

Today in Movie Culture: Aubrey Plaza As the New Hawkeye, John Cena as Shazam and More

Aug 18, 2015

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

 

Abridged Movie of the Day:

Were one of the two people who missed Jurassic World this summer? Here's the gist in only 90 seconds, depicted in Lego (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Wishful Thinking of the Day:

One fan wants Aubrey Plaza to star in a Netflix series based on Marvel's other Hawkeye and has already put together some promo ads. Jeremy Renner's version of Hawkeye would still be there, and there's a role for America Ferrara. See more at Live for Films.

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

In advance of another spy kid movie (American Ultra), Honest Trailers exposes some faults to Kingsman: The Secret Service while admitting it's actually surprisingly good:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Speaking of Kingsman: The Secret Service, it's featured in this showcase of improbable weapons in movies (via Devour):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

F. Gary Gray, Ice Cube and Chris Tucker on the set of 1995's Friday, in honor of the box office success of Straight Outta Compton:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

What if Toothless the dragon from How to Train Your Dragon turned into a warrior princess? Behold, Alpha Toothless (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Movies in Real Life:

Is Woody from Toy Story real? Someone had some fun with a certain doll and the rear end of their automobile:

 

Movies in Fake Real Life:

The latest episode of Real Fake History imagines the documentary that would exist if Pacific Rim actually happened:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

John Cena is a fan favorite to play Shazam opposite Dwayne Johnson, who has already been cast as Black Adam, so Bosslogic shows us what both comic book characters could look like on the big screen (via Heroic Hollywood):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Yesterday was the 55th anniversary of the opening of George Pal's The Time Machine, based on the H.G. Wells novel. Watch the original trailer, promising thrills you've never even imagined, below.

 

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