Today in Movie Culture: Michael Jackson in 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Hayao Miyazaki's Theme Park and More

Today in Movie Culture: Michael Jackson in 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Hayao Miyazaki's Theme Park and More

Sep 08, 2015

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

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

In honor of a new M. Night Shyamalan movie coming out, Honest Trailers happens to The Happening:

 

Alternate Dimension Movie of the Day:

What if Michael Jackson and Andy Warhol starred in Guardians of the Galaxy in the 1980s? Peter Stults designs alternate dimension movie posters imagining other era castings for everything from Fantastic Four to Bridesmaids. See the lot at Live for Films

 

Movie Character Lesson of the Day:

Learn how to be James Bond with these seven simple steps:

 

Alternate Dimension Theme Park of the Day:

In a perfect world, Hayao Miyazaki really would have his own Disneyland-like theme park, as designed by animator Takumi and seen below. See more detail at Nerdist.

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Marilyn Monroe in one of her final musical performances, for Let's Make Love. The film opened on this day 55 years ago.

 

Before They Were Stars Video of the Day:

Here's some recently unearthed footage of Angelina Jolie in an acting class from 2000. Yep, right around the time she was about to win an Oscar (via The Hollywood Reporter):

 

Cosplay of the Day:

This year's Dragon Con brought out a lot of Mad Max: Fury Road fans and cosplayers over the weekend, and they managed to all take a group photo (via Joanna Robinson):

 

Star Wars of the Day:

People make fun of how easily it was to destroy the Death Star in Star Wars, but in this funny cartoon the architect of the structure offers his defense of the exhaust ports (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Poster Parody for a Good Cause of the Day:

The iconic Jaws poster is reinvented for a campaign to raise awareness against shark culling (via Design Taxi):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the premiere of Almost Famous at the Toronto International Film Festival. Watch the original trailer below:

 

 

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