Today in Movie Culture: Channing Tatum's Running Man, R-Rated 'Harry Potter' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Channing Tatum's Running Man, R-Rated 'Harry Potter' and More

Jul 01, 2015

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

 

Movie Promotion of the Day:

While doing publicity for Magic Mike XXL, Channing Tatum demonstrated seven dance moves in 30 seconds for Vanity Fair, including the "Running Man" and "Vogue":

 

Tribute of the Day:

CineFix honors the late composer James Horner with an 8-bit tribute to the movies he scored, complete with video game-style covers of those scores:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

In honor of her 99th birthday, here's a pin-up of Gone with the Wind star Olivia de Havilland from the 1930s:

 

Movie Parody of the Day:

Do you wish Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone wasn't so much of a kids' movie? Here's an animated look at what the bloodier, curse-filled R-rated version might have looked like (via Pajiba):

 

Studio Parody of the Day:

College Humor shares a preview of the next bunch of Pixar movies, all of which are aimed at making you cry enough tears to fuel their evil schemes:

 

Star Wars/Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of tears, try not to get too weepy while watching this video of a paralyzed 13-year-old Star Wars fan getting his wheelchair turned into a TIE Fighter and he outfitted as a TIE pilot by other Star Wars cosplayers (via Fashionably Geek): 

 

Movie Mash-Up/Toy of the Day:

I can't say I understand why, but here's an action figure mashing together Boba Fett and Freddy Krueger, renamed Freddy Fett (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Fan Art of the Day:

The next trend in Jurassic World fandom appears to be adorable cartoony art works involving Chris Pratt's character and his raptor squad. See more heart-filled dino goodness at Design Taxi.

 

Genre Study of the Day:

Frame By Frame looks at The Innkeepers, The Changeling and Let the Right One In to show us how what we don't see in horror movies can be very scary:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

The underrated slapstick comedy The Great Race turns 50 today. Watch the original trailer to see why you need to catch up with this wild ride of a movie from Blake Edwards:

 

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