Today in Movie Culture: The Rock Remakes Iconic Movie Scenes, Weird Al's 'Captain Underpants' Theme and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Rock Remakes Iconic Movie Scenes, Weird Al's 'Captain Underpants' Theme and More

May 12, 2017

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

 

Fake Sequels of the Day:

Iconic scenes from GoodfellasHome AloneThe Revenant and Napoleon Dynamite are reworked with Dwayne Johnson in this GQ sketch about other franchises he can join:

 

Remade Movie of the Day:

This summer you can see Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 3D in theaters, and right now you can see the sequel remade using Grand Theft Auto footage and the Russian dub audio (via Game Tyrant):

 

Alternate Concept Art of the Day:

Here's a very different concept for how Mantis could have looked in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (via /Film):

 

Music Video of the Day:

"Weird" Al Yankovic did the theme song for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, and here's its video:

 

Movie Takedown of the Day:

Deadpool joins the robots from Mystery Science Theater 3000 to watch and heckle the Deadpool parts of X-Men Origins: Wolverine:

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Vintage Image of the Day: 

Katharine Hepburn, who was born on this day 110 years ago, rides a bike between takes while making Guess Who's Coming to Dinner in 1967:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

See George Clooney in animated form as he tells of his Uncle Chick in this adaptation of an Esquire interview from 2011

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Alejandro Jodorowsky is celebrated in this video essay titled "Mad Cinema of the Sacred Heart":

 

Filmmaking Rule of the Day:

Fandor illustrates the importance of the 180 degree rule and when it's been broken well in this video essay:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Cannes premiere of Dirty Dancing. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical drama below. 

 

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