Today in Movie Culture: Jar Jar Binks in 'Rogue One,' 1966 Version of 'Star Trek Beyond' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Jar Jar Binks in 'Rogue One,' 1966 Version of 'Star Trek Beyond' and More

Aug 25, 2016

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

 

Alternate Dimension Movie of the Day: 

Here's our obligatory look at what Rogue One: A Star Wars Story would look like with Jar-Jar Binks as the main character (via Live for Films): 

 

Alternate Timeline Movie of the Day: 

Darth Blender shows us what Star Trek Beyond would have looked like if made in 1966 with the original series cast:

 

Good Deed of the Day: 

Thor stars Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston are the latest MCU stars to visit patients at an Australian children's hospital (via /Film):

 

Supercut of the Day: 

With both the presidential election and the release of the Obama romance movie Southside With You approaching, Candace Drouet compiles portrayals of real president from FDR to the current Commander In Chief for Fandor Keyframe: 

 

Movie Comparisons of the Day: 

Couch Tomato shows 24 connections between all the Batman movies, besides the obvious ones: 

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Tim Burton, who turns 58 today, handily directs Johnny Depp on the set of Edward Scissorhands while Vincent Price looks on in 1990: 

 

Cosplay of the Day: 

Speaking of Edward Scissorhands, here's a woman cosplaying as the upcoming Kotobukiya statue of the Bishoujo female version (via Fashionably Geek): 

 

Actor in the Spotlight: 

Ranker showcases a recurring motif in Tom Hanks movies implying the actor himself has bladder issues:  

 

Movie References of the Day: 

We've seen videos highlighting Stranger Things influences before, but here's one focused just on the Steven Spielberg allusions, mostly from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, also by Candice Drouet (via One Perfect Shot):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day: 

This weekend marks the 80th anniversary of the release of Swing Time. Watch one of the original trailers for the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musical below.  

 

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