Today in Movie Culture: Michael Keaton's 'SNL' Homage to 'Batman' and 'Beetlejuice,' Life-Size Transformers and More

Today in Movie Culture: Michael Keaton's 'SNL' Homage to 'Batman' and 'Beetlejuice,' Life-Size Transformers and More

Apr 06, 2015

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

 

The best thing about Saturday Night Live's plea to Michael Keaton to do his iconic characters from Batman and Beetlejuice is Taran Killam as Catherine O'Hara:

 

See the magic of color correction in this before-and-after side-by-side video of scenes from Lily in the Grinder (via Film School Rejects):

 

This Guardians of the Galaxy poster in the style of Big Trouble in Little China is by Axel Medellin for a series on comic book characters in classic movie posters. See more at Comic Book Resources.

 

A Chinese farmer and his son make life-size Transformers out of scrap metal and auto parts and have made a bunch of money selling them (via Design Taxi).

 

Being a teen in the '80s was so fun, difficult, romantic and triumphant, according to this supercut tribute to movies like The Breakfast Club, The Goonies, Adventures in Babysitting and many others (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Jacob T. Swinney made a video essay for Press Play called Spike Jones: The Aesthetics of Whimsy:

 

This print by Max Dalton, for his new solo show at San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery, is for those of us who love The Professional enough to call it Leon (via Live For Films): 

 

Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure meets Doctor Who in this tshirt design depicting the crash of the time-traveling phone-based structures (via Geek Alerts):

 

Emily Axford's latest NFSW satire of filmmakers imagines what it's like to have sex with Quentin Tarantino:

 

25 years ago today, Johnny Depp sang his way into theaters with the John Waters musical Cry-Baby. Watch the original trailer below.

 

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