Today in Movie Culture: The Rock Is 'Bambi,' Superman in 'San Andreas,' Vanilla Ice as Mark Twain and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Rock Is 'Bambi,' Superman in 'San Andreas,' Vanilla Ice as Mark Twain and More

Mar 30, 2015

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


From this weekend's Saturday Night Live, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stars in Disney's live-action remake of Bambi:


Speaking of The Rock, if the trailer for the earthquake disaster flick San Andreas made you think of the 1978 Superman movie, then you'll surely enjoy Nick Acosta's mash-up, Supermandreas:


And speaking of the Fast and the Furious movies, here's what it would look like if Universal decided to do a crossover with another of their franchises:


In case you weren't already looking forward to Adam Sandler's Western movie The Ridiculous 6, how about after seeing Vanilla Ice as Mark Twain?


Check out a recently uncovered 18-minute interview with Alfred Hitchcock from 1969 (via The Playlist):


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences bought the iconic Aries 1B trans-lunar space shuttle from 2001: A Space Odyssey for $344,000. The prop model, seen below, has been added to the collection for the Academy Museum, where you can view it when it opens in two years (via THR).


Marvin gets his spotlight as the punchline of this character-focused poster for Pulp Fiction. See more minimalist designs from Olaf Cuaras, including variant posters for The Big Lebowski and The Royal Tenenbaums at The Bazaar (via Design Taxi).


Speaking of Quentin Tarantino, here's a quick, escalating supercut of his characters in profile, set to the "Snare Liftoff" from Whiplash (via Rope of Silicon):


Knitted costumes seem like a good idea considering how often we have cold weather on Halloween. Here's basically a full-body sweater version of Captain America's outfit (via Neatorama):


70 years ago today, the Happy Harmonies animated short The Calico Dragon debuted in theaters. It was nominated for the Academy Award the following year. Watch it in full below and see how it was sort of the original Toy Story.


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