Today in Movie Culture: Nike's 'Back to the Future' Sneaker Raffle, Wedge Antilles in 'Star Wars Rebels' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Nike's 'Back to the Future' Sneaker Raffle, Wedge Antilles in 'Star Wars Rebels' and More

Oct 04, 2016

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


Movie Shoes of the Day:

Nike is raffling off a limited amount of Nike Mag self-lacing sneakers inspired by the iconic shoes in Back to the Future Part II to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (via USA Today): 


Short Film of the Day:

Speaking of things from the 1980s, see how many movie and TV references from the decade you can spot in this animated short titled Mall 84 (via Geek Tyrant): 


Character Introduction of the Day:

Get ready for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with the debut and origin of Wedge Antilles in a clip from the upcoming Gary Whitta-scripted episode of Star Wars Rebels


Alternate Ending of the Day:

Here's an animated look at how Star Trek Beyond should have ended:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Buster Keaton, who was born on this day in 1895, with Gloria Swanson on the set of 1950's Sunset Blvd.:


Magic Trick of the Day:

Benedict Cumberbatch does a trick with water, one of the ancient elements, in this video for Vanity Fair:


Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of magic, here's some great cosplay of Newt Scamander from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. See more pics at Fashionably Geek.


Screenwriting Lesson of the Day:

Lessons from the Screenplay showcases the script for Moonlight Kingdom and what's written before the style takes over:


Filmmaker in Focus:

The Discarded Image explores Quentin Tarantino's use of violence in the video essay "Not Blood, Red": 


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of That Thing You Do!, written and directed by Tom Hanks. Watch the original trailer for the movie below.  




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