Today in Movie Culture: More 'Mad Max' Meets 'Star Wars,' Epic Christopher Nolan Supercut and More

Today in Movie Culture: More 'Mad Max' Meets 'Star Wars,' Epic Christopher Nolan Supercut and More

Jul 22, 2015

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

 

Trailer Remix of the Day:

Perfectly timed for today's new Spectre trailer debut, here's a 1960s-style trailer for the 2006 version of Casino Royale (via Devour):

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

The interweb's favorite filmmaker of all time, Christopher Nolan, is summed up in just over three minutes in this epic supercut (via Film School Rejects):

 

Movie Mash-Up of the Day:

Here's some more great fan art inspired by Mad Max: Fury Road, this one by James Zapata and mashing the movie up with Star Wars (via First Showing):

 

Star Wars of the Day:

That mash-up isn't the Star Wars thing of the day. This video of chipmunks having a lightsaber duel is (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

The lesser-known classic Looney Tunes short It's Hummer Time, which debuted in theaters 65 years ago today, should be more popular in spite of its lack of any of the major Warner Bros. cartoon characters. Watch it here:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Alex Rocco as Moe Greene in The Godfather. For me, this has always been one of the most memorable movie deaths of all time (maybe it's because I wear glasses). Sadly, Rocco died in real life earlier this week at age 79.

 

Alternate Dimension Movie of the Day:

Here's what Iron Man looks like in the universe where dogs are the dominant species. See more canines drawn as Marvel superheroes by Josh Lynch at Geek Tyrant.

 

Movie Franchise Take-Down of the Day:

In honor of the release of Ant-Man, here's a funny cartoon about how there are too many Marvel movies:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Are all war films anti-war films or are they all pro-war films? Now You See It looks into the debate with an analysis of movies including Saving Private Ryan and Waltz With Bashir:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

In one week, a new Vacation movie opens in theaters. This weekend is also the 30th anniversary of the second installment, National Lampoon's European Vacation. Watch its original trailer below.

 

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