Today in Movie Culture: He-Man Meets 'Dirty Dancing,' The Fraud of 'Jurassic Park' and More

Today in Movie Culture: He-Man Meets 'Dirty Dancing,' The Fraud of 'Jurassic Park' and More

Sep 07, 2017

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


Mashup of the Day:

He-Man and Skeletor perform the climactic dance from Dirty Dancing in this silly MoneySuperMarket commercial (via Geek Tyrant):


Fan Theory of the Day:

Jurassic Park isn't actually about the resurrection of dinosaurs but a fradulent amusement park. Cracked explores the wild theory:


Dream Casting of the Day:

Priyanka Chopra has expressed interest in playing Batgirl in the DCEU. Fans want her to play Catwoman. BossLogic shows what the latter could look like:



Video Essay of the Day:

Every movie is about something, except Ghostbusters. That's the point of the latest video essay by Patrick Willems:


Poster Homage of the Day:

This week's official Stranger Things poster pays tribute to the poster for Evil Dead:



Movie Comparison of the Day:

With the new It hitting theaters tomorrow, Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons the old It miniseries has the same story as A Nightmare on Elm Street:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Elia Kazan, who was born on this day in 1909, directs Marlon Brando on the set of 1954's On the Waterfront:


Filmmaker in Focus:

Darren Aronofsky's new movie, mother!, hits theaters next week so The Discarded Image showcases the obsessions of his characters:


Cosplay of the Day:

Mineralblu's video highlighting the best cosplay of Dragon Con 2017 includes fans inspired by Baby DriverWonder WomanWall-EStar Wars and more:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the release of Sneakers. Watch the original trailer for the classic movie below. 




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