Today in Movie Culture: Lego Versions of Oscar Nominees, How to Kill Deadpool and More

Today in Movie Culture: Lego Versions of Oscar Nominees, How to Kill Deadpool and More

Feb 26, 2016

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

 

Oscar Montage of the Day:

Today's supercut of this year's Best Picture nominees involves Lego versions of Room, The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and the rest:

 

Best Picture Parody of the Day:

Gooky Gak! From the brilliant minds at Funny or Die, here's a horse carcass sleeping bag based on Best Picture nominee The Revenant, plus a bonus gag involving action figures based on the movie's production:

 

Fake Toy of the Day:

There are plenty of fans of The Witch who would totally buy this talking Black Phillip toy if it was real (via Midnight Marauder):

 

Custom Toy of the Day:

Check out the fan-created Lego set for a genuinely rolling BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens (via Gizmodo):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

A youngish Alfred Hitchcock directs a scene from one of his early pre-Hollywood films, The Skin Game, which was released in the UK on this day 85 years ago:

 

Re-release Trailer of the Day:

Here is a new trailer for the 4K restoration of Akira Kurosawa's Ran, which opens in NYC today (via The Playlist):

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

The Film Theorists explore ideas how Deadpool can actually be killed. Not that Fox would have any interest in him dying anytime soon:

 

Mashup of the Day:

Speaking of Deadpool, Batman isn't very happy about the guy and his R-rated record-breaking box office success. Watch:

 

Roundtable Parody of the Day:

"Unknown" actress and comedian Molly Hawkey inserted herself into the 2014 THR Actress Roundtable, taking over Reese Witherspoon's spot next to Julianne Moore, Laura Dern, Patricia Arquette, Hilary Swank, Amy Adams and Felicity Jones and it's kind of awkward (via The Film Stage):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of the theatrical release of Pretty in Pink. Watch the original trailer for the teen movie classic below: 

 

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