Today in Movie Culture: Muppets Meet 'Star Wars,' 'Cars' Meets 'Furious 7,' 'Game of Thrones' Meets 'Frozen' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Muppets Meet 'Star Wars,' 'Cars' Meets 'Furious 7,' 'Game of Thrones' Meets 'Frozen' and More

Apr 21, 2015

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

 

This Star Wars poster is the first of a trilogy by artist Andy Fairhurst. See his posters for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi at Slashfilm.

 

Speaking of Star Wars, our favorite cosplay of the day is this group of Muppets dressed as Darth Vader and some Imperial Stormtroopers (via Geek Tyrant):

 

More Star Wars, here's a fairly long supercut of all the characters from the first six movies, starting with The Phantom Menace (via Geekologie):

 

Here's a U.S. map showing the most popular movie set in each state, according to IMDb ratings. My representative is Gone With the Wind (via Mental_Floss):

 

The latest episode of No Small Parts profiles the late, great character actor Michael Jeter:

 

Graphic designer Viktor Hertz created this poster breaking down Pulp Fiction into two frames (via Neatorama):

 

Watch 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen's 1997 short film, Deadpan, which was inspired by Buster Keaton's greatest stunt, from Steamboat Bill Jr. (via The Film Stage).

 

Finally a mash-up that my toddler son and I can both appreciate, Game of Thrones meets Frozen (via Live for Films):

 

Oh, and we can also both appreaciate this one mashing Cars and Furious 7 (via Devour):

 

Today is the 25th annviersary of the animated TV special Cartoon All-Stars To the Rescue. The anti-drug PSA features a cross-over of characters including ALF, Garfield, the Muppet Babies, Slimer, Winnie the Pooh and others. Watch it in its entirety below.

 

 

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