Today in Movie Culture: Deadpool Hijacks 'X-Men' Trailer, Realistic 'Independence Day' Aftermath and More

Today in Movie Culture: Deadpool Hijacks 'X-Men' Trailer, Realistic 'Independence Day' Aftermath and More

Jun 27, 2016

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

 

Movie Promo of the Day:

Watch this Japanese trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse all the way through for a special bonus bit starring Deadpool, crashing the spot to promote his own movie's release (via The Wrap):

 

Real-Life Superhero of the Day: 

Speaking of X-Men, we recently saw a guy who turned himself into a real-life Iceman. Now check out a guy trying to be a real-life Cyclops (via Geekologie):

 

Weird Movie Tribute of the Day:

1980s movies The NeverEnding Story, The Karate Kid, and The Goonies get a strange homage set to the tune of 1990s one-hit wonder Crash Test Dummies in this catchy video (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Casting Depiction of the Day:

Not that Henry Cavill has just been cast as Superman, but rumor has it the character will have long hair in Justice League so here's BossLogic's depiction of what that could look like (via Twitter):

 

Alternate Ending of the Day: 

Independence Day: Resurgence shows us one 20-year aftermath of the events of Independence Day. Here's a lenghty theory of what would really have happened after aliens wiped out most of the planet (via Reddit):

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

In honor of Michael Bay's The Rock turning 20 this summer, here are some things you may not know about the action movie classic:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

J.J. Abrams, who turns 50 today, shares a scene with Harrison Ford in 1991's Regarding Henry, one of the first movies he wrote:

 

Trilogy Tribute of the day:

See recurrences in Richard Linklater's three Before films in this triptych of scenes played side by side (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Alternate Movie Poster of the Day:

Add some color to your Die Hard shrine with this comic-art poster by Chris Weston (via Live for Films):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Jim Henson's Labyrinth. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which stars David Bowie and a bunch of Muppets, below.

 

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