Today in Movie Culture: Homemade 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer, Vin Diesel Plays 'Dungeons & Dragons' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Homemade 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer, Vin Diesel Plays 'Dungeons & Dragons' and More

Oct 20, 2015

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

 

Dream Car of the Day:

Since all we're talking about this week is Star Wars and Back to the Future, this Millennium Falcon car resembling a DeLorean designed by Robert Kovacs is the most fitting fan art right now (via DeviantArt):

 

Trailer Remake of the Day:

In between watching the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens again and again, check out this sweded version of the first teaser for the upcoming sequel:

 

Movie Mashup of the Day:

Also Star Wars related, here's a mashup of Darth Vader and Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty (and Maleficent) by James Zapata (via DeviantArt):

 

Alternate Poster of the Day:

If Lucasfilm wanted to go a little darker for its Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster, they couldn't have gone wrong with this work by Christopher Shy (via Live for Films):

 

Supercut of the Day:

Okay, one more Star Wars thing, here's a supercut of all the amputations, most made by lightsaber, from the first six movies (via Live for Films):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Wilhelm von Homburg, in his Vigo costume, was also apparently the janitor for the Ghostbusters II set (via Filmmaker IQ):

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of Ghostbusters, here are seven things you probably don't know about the paranormal blockbuster:

 

Movie Tie-in of the Day:

Vin Diesel is a huge Dungeons & Dragons geek, so Nerdist and Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer from Geek & Sundry arranged a game involving Diesel's character from The Last Witch Hunter. Watch the lengthy tie-in below (via ComingSoon.net).

 

Halloween Costume Idea of the Day:

Want to go as the Terminator from Terminator Genisys for Halloween this year? Get some makeup tips from Lisa Love, who was head of makeup on the movie, with the tutorial below:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Kevin Smith's sophomore effort, Mallrats. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which featured a Stan Lee cameo before it was cool, below.

 

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