Today in Movie Culture: Johnny Depp Surprises Fans as Jack Sparrow at Disneyland, a History of Wonder Woman and More

Today in Movie Culture: Johnny Depp Surprises Fans as Jack Sparrow at Disneyland, a History of Wonder Woman and More

Apr 27, 2017

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

 

Surprise Appearance of the Day:

Johnny Depp showed up in person in costume as Captain Jack Sparrow on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland. See more clips of him inside and outside the ride at JoBlo.com

 

Meme of the Day:

Now people are using FaceApp on movie characters. Below is an IGN gallery of Star Wars characters made to look happier, older and the opposite sex:

 

Studio Trend Takedown of the Day:

With particular focus on Beauty and the Beast, OnlyLeigh presents the five stages of watching a Disney remake:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

Couch Tomato shows 24 reasons why Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them is basically a rehash of Men in Black II:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Sandy Dennis, who was born 80 years ago today, delivers part of her Oscar-winning performance opposite Richard Burton as Mike Nichols directs them on the set of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1965. 

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In honor of the late Jonathan Demme, here's Jacob T. Swinney's two-year-old video on the close-ups of the director's movies:

 

Character Showcase of the Day:

We're getting very close to the release of Wonder Woman, so here's Kaptain Kristian with a rich video history of the character:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Cosplayer Doctor EX-Girlfriend wins the prize for biggest and best Dark Crystal fan with this Skeksi scientist costume (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Movie Food of the Day:

Learn how to make Julia Childs's beef bourguignon from Julie & Julia on the latest edition of Binging with Babish:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 80th anniversary of the release of the Janet Gaynor and Fredric March version of A Star is Born. Watch the original trailer for the classic movie below.

 

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