Today in Movie Culture: Furiosa Barbie Doll, Tributes to Tom Hanks, One-Armed Saves and More

Today in Movie Culture: Furiosa Barbie Doll, Tributes to Tom Hanks, One-Armed Saves and More

Jun 01, 2015

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

 

If you've needed an excuse to watch Buster Keaton's The General, how about if it's set to Junkie XL's score from Mad Max: Fury Road? Now we just need a full-length mash-up (via Criticwire).

 

This one-of-a-kind Furiosa Barbie inspired by Mad Max: Fury Road is awesome and up for auction for the right bidder. See more pics at Confessions of a Fat Ugly Geek.

 

Watch the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer again, now with little kids dubbing all the lines (via Cinema Blend):

 

This video essay from Every Frame a Painting focuses specificaly on the importance of chairs in movies and TV:

 

This tribute to Big is part of an upcoming gallery show in Los Angeles called No Sad Stuff, devoted solely to Tom Hanks movies from 1984-1994 (via Jensen Karp):

 

This supercut of one-armed saves in movies has the best possible soundtrack choice (via Geek Tyrant):

 

That hand belongs to one very clever Alien fan:

 

 

 

Cosplay of the Day: Everyone in the latest Sneaky Zebra video from MCM London Comic-Con. These are great because they're filled with action and special effects and someone is dressed as Mary Poppins (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Speaking of Mary Poppins, 89-year-old Dick Van Dyke revived his dance moves from the movie for a new music video by The Dustbowl Revival (via Uproxx):

 

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall. Watch the original trailer of the original version below.

 

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