Today in Movie Culture: The Evolution of Wolverine, Russell Crowe as Cable in 'Deadpool 2' and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Evolution of Wolverine, Russell Crowe as Cable in 'Deadpool 2' and More

Mar 01, 2017

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

 

Dream Casting of the Day:

Russell Crowe has expressed interest in playing Cable in Deadpool 2, so of course BossLogic shows us what that'd look like:

 

Character History of the Day:

Get ready for the release of Logan this weekend with Burger Fiction's look at the evolution of Wolverine in movies and TV:

 

Fake Commercial of the Day:

Since Wolverine is an old man in Logan, Nerdist made a pharmaceutical drug ad befitting the character and movie:

 

Movie Franchise Recap of the Day:

Also in honor of the new Wolverine movie, here's a recap of the entire X-Men franchise in rap form:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Probably the craziest Oscars moment until this year's Best Picture incident, here's David Niven, born on this day in 1910, onstage as the infamous streaker runs behind him:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

The new episode of the character actor showcase No Small Parts profiles the career of Jeffrey Wright:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Kaptain Kristian looks at the fundamental rules of integrating animation and live action as perfected in Who Framed Roger Rabbit:

 

Video Essay Parody of the Day:

Filmmaker Kentucker Audley once again sends up today's typical cinefile video essays with a look at Richie Rich (via Film School Rejects):

 

Bad Film Reading of the Day:

Speaking of film analysis spoofs, here's a bad reading of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by an alien in the future:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This week is the 30th anniversary of the release of Some Kind of Wonderful. Watch the original trailer for the John Hughes-scripted '80s teen movie classic below. 

 

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