Today in Movie Culture: Spotlight on 'Solo' Star Donald Glover, Fake 'Forrest Gump 2' Trailer and More

Today in Movie Culture: Spotlight on 'Solo' Star Donald Glover, Fake 'Forrest Gump 2' Trailer and More

May 25, 2018

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

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Fans are cosplaying for their screenings of Solo: A Star Wars Story, including this duo dressed as Peter and Brian from Family Guy as Han and Chewie:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

IMDb's No Small Parts showcases the movie and TV career of Solo star Donald Glover:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

In honor of Solo being in theaters, here's a Han Solo-inspired insect by artist Richard Wilkinson. Find more of his Star Wars-inspired insects showcased at Geekologie.

 

'Ego Solus' Limited Edition Print. Available at richard-wilkinson.com/shop

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Fake Sequel of the Day:

We'll never get a movie of the actual Forrest Gump sequel, but here's a fake trailer showing Tom Hanks as Forrest in today's world:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Rocky producer Irwin Winkler, who turns 87 today, with Sylvester Stallone and Robert Chartoff winning the Oscar for Best Picture in 1977:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

In honor of Ryan Coogler's birthday this week, Luis Azevedo made this video for Fandor on the trajectory of his career as a filmmaker:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

The latest Renegade Cut video essay looks at the philosophical time-travel theory of eternalism and how it applies to the Back to the Future movies:

 

Real-Life Special Effect of the Day:

Here's a fan who used LED hologram technology to perfect the physical appearance of a CGI effect seen in Doctor Strange (via Geek Tyrant):

 

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

In honor of this weekend's 30th anniversary of Killer Klowns From Outer Space, SyFy Wire shares a bunch of trivia about the cult classic:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 35th anniversary of the release of Return of the Jedi. Watch the original trailer for the classic Star Wars sequel below. 

 

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