Today in Movie Culture: R-Rated 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' Steven Spielberg's Harvard Commencement Speech and More

Today in Movie Culture: R-Rated 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' Steven Spielberg's Harvard Commencement Speech and More

May 31, 2016

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

 

Redone Trailer of the Day:

Given Deadpool's success, Wired reimagined an R-rated version of X-Men: Apocalypse and made this Red Band trailer (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Fan Build of the Day:

Speaking of X-Men: Apocalypse, learn how to make your own version of Psylocke's psionic sword from the Hacksmith (via Design Taxi):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Clint Eastwood, who turns 86 today, in his first film role as a laboratory assistant in Revenge of the Creature in 1954:

 

Meme of the Day:

The twitter feed @oscardances is swapping the music from the dance scene in Ex Machina to make Oscar Isaac and Sonoya Mizuno shake it to all kinds of other tunes, including the appropriate theme to Ghostbusters seen below (via Indiewire). 

 

Fan Art of the Day:

This comic showing a parallel between events in Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens will make you think of both scenes differently (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Commencement Speech of the Day: 

Watch Steven Spielberg's commencement to the Harvard class of 2016:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Along with compiling the canonical list of greatest films by black directors, Slate made an accompanying supercut:

 

Fake Poster of the Day:

Some fans want Idris Elba to be the new James Bond, others want Tom Hiddleston, and this fake movie offers a compromise (via Red Scharlach):

 

Movie Celebration of the Day:

A fan of The World's End cut a split-screen video to show all the foreshadowing lined up with what it foreshadows (via Edgar Wright):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 20th anniversary of Dragonheart. Watch the original trailer, starring a CG dragon with the voice of Sean Connery, below.

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