Today in Movie Culture: Meryl Streep's Lifetime Channel Biopic, Disney's 'X-Men' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Meryl Streep's Lifetime Channel Biopic, Disney's 'X-Men' and More

Sep 01, 2015

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

 

Wes Craven Tribute of the Day:

More videos in memory of Wes Craven are coming in, like this supercut of screams from the horror-meister's movies from Screen Crush:

 

Actress Parody of the Day:

Watch Christina Applegate portray Meryl Streep for a fake Lifetime Channel biopic from Funny or Die:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Maybe one day if Disney and Marvel Studios ever get the rights to X-Men movies, they can do an animated feature and it will look like these Disney-inspired drawings by Randy Bishop (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Speaking of Disney Animation, Honest Trailers roasts the short film Frozen Fever and boy does it burn:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest episode of Frame by Frame looks at two set pieces to show how the first two Terminator installments define action movies:

 

Anniversary Movie Poster of the Day:

You can almost hear the painful screeching of nails on the chalkboard when you look at Scott Woolston's new Jaws poster, which celebrates the film's 40th anniversary (via Bloody Disgusting).

 

Vintage Film of the Day:

Edwin S. Porter parodied his own famous silent film, The Great Train Robbery, with The Little Train Robbery, which debuted 110 years ago today. Watch it in full below.

 

Alternative Poster Art of the Day:

Big Eye Agency has created minimalist-design character posters for The Breakfast Club, including the one for Claire "The Princess" (Molly Ringwald) below. See the others at the Big Eye website (via Paste).

 

Star Wars of the Day:

Here's a parody of the Batman: Arkham Origins commercial (see it here) with Darth Vader instead of the Dark Knight (via Cinematic Montage Creators):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Venice Film Festival premiere of George Clooney's Best Picture-nominated Good Night, and Good Luck. Watch the original trailer for the film below.

 

 

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