Today in Movie Culture: Rufio Wants a 'Hook' Spinoff, Heath Ledger's Joker vs. Jared Leto's Joker and More

Today in Movie Culture: Rufio Wants a 'Hook' Spinoff, Heath Ledger's Joker vs. Jared Leto's Joker and More

Feb 17, 2017

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

 

Dream Sequel of the Day: 

Dante Basco, who plays Rufio in Steven Spielberg's Hook, is trying to make a spinoff prequel for his character via Kickstarter. Watch the campaign video: 

 

Fake Movie of the Day: 

Speaking of movies that won't happen, here's Andrew Garfield and Idina Menzel in a fake movie literally written by kids as featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert:

 

Movie Character Battle of the Day:

See if your favorite Joker, Heath Ledger's from The Dark Knight or Jared Leto's from Suicide Squad, wins in this fan-made mash-up short (via Geek Tyrant): 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

The Thor and zombie cosplayers below, with a green screen Photoshopped behind them, wound up fooling fans who thought it was from Thor: Ragnarok (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Oscars Montage of the Day:

With only a week left until Oscars weekend, Burger Fiction reminds us of all the Academy Award winners for Best Animated Feature: 

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Speaking of the Oscars, Dominick Nero profiles Best Supporting Actor nominee Dev Patel, of Lion, for Fandor Keyframe:

 

Vintage Image of the Day: 

Michael Bay, who turns 52 today, chats with Nicolas Cage on the set of their 1996 action movie The Rock

 

Filmmaker in Focus: 

For Fandor Keyframe, Christopher L. Inoa looks at the career of Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi following his ban from making films:

 

Video Essay of the Day: 

Mr. Nerdista explores how 28 Days Later manipulates audience emotion in this extensive video essay: 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day: 

This weekend is the 80th anniversary of the release of Frank Capra's Lost Horizon. Watch the original teaser for the classic film below. 

 

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