Today in Movie Culture: What Han Solo Gets Wrong About Hyperspace, the Joy of Meta Movies and More

Today in Movie Culture: What Han Solo Gets Wrong About Hyperspace, the Joy of Meta Movies and More

May 24, 2018

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

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

In honor of tonight's release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, here's the movie's trailer officially redone in Lego:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

In the latest episode of Because Science, Kyle Hill addresses Han Solo's claim about hyperspace safety in the original Star Wars:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

In honor of the release of Solo, here's some gender-swapped cosplay of Han Solo and slave-outfit Leia:

 

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

While we're talking Star Wars, here's Couch Tomato with evidence that The Last Jedi is basically a remake of Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare:

 

Movie Recap of the Day:

Speaking of The Last Jedi, here's a recap of the plot of the previous Star Wars movie in rap song form:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Tommy Chong, who turns 80 today, with Cheech Marin in a promotional image from their cult classic stoner movie Up in Smoke

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

It's also Doug Jones's birthday, so IMDb honored him with a supercut of his TV and movie performances:

 

Character in Close-Up:

Also from IMDb, Patrick Epino celebrates the title creature from Predator in the latest edition of Awesome Bad Guys:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney celebrates the "heady joy" of meta movies, including Deadpool and its sequel:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of the release of Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Watch the original trailer for the cult classic below. 

 

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