Today in Movie Culture: James Bond vs. James Bond, 'Star Trek: The Force Awakens' and More

Today in Movie Culture: James Bond vs. James Bond, 'Star Trek: The Force Awakens' and More

Oct 27, 2015

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

 

Double Agent of the Day:

Who would win in a card game between James Bond and himself? This 007 mashup featuring Pierce Brosnan vs. Daniel Craig shows us (via Live for Films):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This week we're seeing a lot of great Halloween costumes that we're going to pretend are technically cosplay. Here's one of an adorable mini Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road. See more photos, including some with her brother as Max at Toyland.

 

Supercut of the Day:

With Halloween approaching, here's a timely supercut of scary houses (and hotels) from the movies:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Here's a really neat video showing scenes that inspired or were used for their movies' posters (via Devour):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Your reminder that Nicolas Cage has an Oscar, which he won for Leaving Las Vegas, which opened 20 years ago today.

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Couch Tomato shows us 30 reasons Toy Story 3 is the same movie as Child's Play 2:

 

Movie Mashup of the Day:

Here's what you get when combine the audio from the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer and footage from J.J. Abrams's Star Trek movies:

 

Toy of the Day:

Spaceballs may have had a tie-in flamethrower (in the movie anyway), but these Star Wars: The Force Awakens-based flamethrower-wielding Stormtrooper figures from Hot Toys are almost as cool. And they might be more expensive (via Toyland):

 

Costumed Crime of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars, a Ukrainian man dressed as Chewbacca was arrested while trying to vote in a local election. See the video of the Wookie being apprehended by many men below and photos of him and his friends dressed as Darth Vader and Stormtroopers at BuzzFeed.

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This is the 60th anniversary of the theatrical release of Rebel Without a Cause. Watch the original trailer for the iconic movie, one of the few to star James Dean, below.

 

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