Today in Movie Culture: Civil War Era 'Captain America,' Alternative 'Empire Strikes Back' Opening and More

Today in Movie Culture: Civil War Era 'Captain America,' Alternative 'Empire Strikes Back' Opening and More

May 09, 2016

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


Alternate Timeline Movie of the Day:

See what Captain America: Civil War would have been like if set during the U.S. Civil War in this mashup with a Ken Burns documentary (via Cycle):


Murderous Supercut of the Day:

See how many people and robots Iron Man -- "world peace privatizer" -- kills throughout his six Marvel movies:


Mashup of the Day:

Speaking of Iron Man, since so many sites noted a resemblance to him in their write-ups of the new Power Rangers look, here's BossLogic's rendition of a mashup:


Alternate Opening of the Day:

Here's what the opening credits of The Empire Strikes Back could have looked like if the Star Wars movies had James Bond type beginnings (via Devour):


Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Today is the 75th anniversary of the release of the classic Disney animated short A Good Time for a Dime. Watch the Donald Duck cartoon in full introduced by Leonard Maltin below.


Supercut of the Day:

This mashup of sci-fi movies creates a new story out of otherwise unrelated clips of people having a bad time in space (via Devour):


Vintage Image of the Day:

Albert Finney, who turns 80 today, gets direction from Tim Burton on the set of Big Fish in 2003:


Bad Film Analysis of the Day:

Watch an alien from the future get everything wrong in his analysis of Blade Runner:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Really Dim's latest video montage highlights the sounds of life in the films of Stanley Kubrick (via Cinematic Montage Creators):


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Short Circuit. Watch the original trailer for the robot comedy below.




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