Today in Movie Culture: RoboCop Vs. Terminator, Emotional Spider-Man Fan Film and More

Today in Movie Culture: RoboCop Vs. Terminator, Emotional Spider-Man Fan Film and More

Jun 22, 2015

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

 

Film Face-Off of the day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of RoboCop 2, so it's fitting that there's a new video pitting RoboCop vs. The Terminator. In a rap battle (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Fan Film of the Day:

Get out your tissues: Parkour athlete Mike Wilson made the following Spider-Man (er, Spider-Dad) short in honor of his Spidey-loving son who died in December (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Movie Mash-Up of the Day:

We've seen Jurassic World's raptor taming scene influence zookeepers and Chris Pratt's latest children's hospital visit. Here we have one with The Avengers, which could be a nod to Pratt being in future Avengers movies or a joke about the box office record. Either way is fine. (via Empire Magazine)

 

Cosplay of the Day:

There's no better way to officially ring in the summer solstice than with a guy dressed jokingly as a seasonally appropriate take on Captain America: The Winter Soldier (via Screen Crush

 

Short of the Day:

Workprint is a neat new series of short films made entirely out of stock footage from Catch & Release. Here is the first (via Design Taxi):

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Imagining other Disney Princesses as mermaids. Look, Belle is still reading books underwater. See more animated images at Design Taxi:

 

Supercut of the Day:

Yet another great montage of great dance scenes from movies, compiled by editor and dancer Klara Tavakoli Goesche: 

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Woody Allen makes his on-screen debut in What's New Pussycat, which he also wrote. The comedy opened in theaters 50 years ago today.

 

Toy of the Day:

While not an official product yet, the latest movie-related proposal for Lego is to make a Spaceballs playset. Yes, please (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Rudolph Ising's The Milky Way, which was the first non-Disney animated short to win the Oscar in that category, was released to theaters 75 years ago today. Watch it in full below.  

 

 

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