Today in Movie Culture: Rekindling the Flame for 'Star Wars,' How to Live Like a Hobbit and More

Today in Movie Culture: Rekindling the Flame for 'Star Wars,' How to Live Like a Hobbit and More

Dec 07, 2015

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

 

Star Wars Parody of the Day:

You're giving Star Wars another shot after it broke your heart in the past? The following video spoofs our cultural forgiveness with the franchise using film language:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Jar Jar Binks might not be in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but nobody has confirmed if Olaf from Frozen isn't indeed one of the new Stormtroopers (via Edgar Wright):

 

Fan Build of the Day:

The DIY Prop Shop shows us how to make our own X-Wing Helmet, just in time to wear it to screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens:

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Today is the 70th anniversary of the Disney animated classic Canine Patrol, featuring Pluto as a member of the Coast Guard. Watch it in full below.

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Artist Isaiah K. Stephens likes to depict Disney Princesses in their old age, and he's probably right about elderly Ariel from The Little Mermaid becoming a hoarder. See others at Design Taxi.

 

1980s Movies Tribute of the Day:

The gang from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia pay homage to wild '80s ski comedies in this promo for their 11th season:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Tom Hanks looks less lonely on his desert island in this photo of Robert Zemeckis giving direction from the set of Cast Away. The movie had its Hollywood premiere on this day 15 years ago.

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Channel Criswell has a new essay on the films of Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu, spotlighting his symbolism-fueled style:

 

Fan Dwelling of the Day:

Fans of the Lord of the Rings movies can now live like a Hobbit thanks to special pre-fabricated homes (via Geekologie):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands. Watch the original trailer for the movie, which stars Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, below.

 

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