Today in Movie Culture: Gene Roddenberry Biopic Trailer, the Movies That Influenced 'Stranger Things' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Gene Roddenberry Biopic Trailer, the Movies That Influenced 'Stranger Things' and More

Jul 26, 2016

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

 

Redone Trailer of the Day:

With only days left until Jason Bourne arrives in theaters, here's a version of its trailer redone in 8-bit video game style:

 

Proof of Concept Trailer of the Day:

With good timing for the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, below is a great proof of concept trailer for a Gene Roddenberry biopic that's in the works called The Pilot. It repurposes clips from Confessions of a Dangerous MindArgo and other movies (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This little girl cosplaying as Chewbacca (at Comic-Con?) would be adorable enough to share, but the fact that Peter Mayhew loves it makes it all the more wonderful:

 

Alternate Ending of the Day:

X-Men: Apocalypse could have been much better if a handful of scenes went different ways, as seen in the following animated parody:

 

Ending Explanation of the Day:

Do you love Christopher Nolan's The Prestige but still don't quite get the ending? WhatCulture is here to help, with obvious spoilers:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Stanley Kubrick, who was born on this date in 1928, directs a famous scene from A Clockwork Orange, which turns 45 this year: 

 

Homage Supercut of the Day:

Scenes from the Netflix series Stranger Things are shown side by side with the movies they pay homage to, including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, in this comprehensive video (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Video List of the Day:

Must See Films spotlights the 50 (actually 54) most under-appreciated, forgotten and misunderstood movies of all time:

 

Filmmakers in Focus:

Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson and Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright unite in this amazing filmmaker fan art (via Twitter):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Kingpin. Watch the original trailer for the Farrelly Brothers comedy below. 

 

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