Today in Movie Culture: Dafne Keen's 'Logan' Audition, 'Alien: Covenant' Flipbook Animation and More

Today in Movie Culture: Dafne Keen's 'Logan' Audition, 'Alien: Covenant' Flipbook Animation and More

May 15, 2017

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

 

Audition of the Day:

Watch little Dafne Keen audition for the part of X-23 in Logan and you'll understand why she got the part (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Casting Rendering of the Day:

Speaking of the X-Men movies, here's a sketch by comic artist Phil Noto of Anya Taylor-Joy as Magik and Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane for The New Mutants (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Pre-Production Photo of the Day:

Also speaking of the X-Men franchise, Josh Brolin posted this photo of him pumping up his arms to play Cable in Deadpool 2 (via Heroic Hollywood):

 

Promo of the Day:

For the release of Alien: Covenant, stop-motion artist Serene Teh created this awesome hand-drawn flipbook animation (via io9):

 

Franchise Recap of the Day:

Speaking of Alien: Covenant, here's a musical parody recapping the whole Alien franchise to the tune of "Nothin' But a G Thang":

 

Mashup of the Day:

Also speaking of Alien, here's a funny mashup of the franchise with the animated series Rick and Morty:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Chazz Palminteri, who turns 65 today, and Clem Caserta get some direction from Robert De Niro on the set of A Bronx Tale in 1992:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Now for another franchise begun by Ridley Scott, here's a shot for shot comparison between the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Panel Discussion Parody of the Day:

Kate McKinnon's "Debbette Goldry" returns to Saturday Night Live for a Film Society of Lincoln Center panel discusson on women in film with Cecily Strong as Marion Cotillard, Sasheer Zamata as Lupita Nyong'o and Melissa McCarthy as another fake old actress:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Ishtar. Watch the original trailer for the classic comedy and notorious flop below.

 

 

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