Today in Movie Culture: Why Every Movie Space Battle is Wrong, 'Super Mario Bros.' vs. 'Aliens' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Why Every Movie Space Battle is Wrong, 'Super Mario Bros.' vs. 'Aliens' and More

May 11, 2017

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

 

Movie Science of the Day:

With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 out in theaters, Kyle Hill scientifically explains why every movie space battle is wrong:

 

Musical Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, here are some fans in costume as its characters singing a capella covers of its songs:

 

Fan Build of the Day:

And speaking of space movies, here's a tutorial on how to make your own bike helmet modeled after K-2SO from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (via Fashiobably Geek):

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

And speaking of Star Wars, here's a redo of the trailer for The Last Jedi with old school video game graphics (via /Film):

 

Mashup of the Day:

Also speaking of space movies and video games, here's a mashup of an old school Super Mario Bros. game and Aliens (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

And speaking of James Cameron's Alien sequel, Couch Tomato has 24 reasons why Aliens and Resident Evil are the same movie:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Goldie Hawn, who returns to cinemas this week in Snatched, and the late director Jonathan Demme on the set of Swing Shift in 1983:

 

Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of Demme, here's ScreenCrush with a bunch of trivia you might not know about The Silence of the Lambs:

 

Video List of the Day:

CineFix is back with part two of its selection of the best shots of all time, from movies including PersonaThe Master and Metropolis:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 60th anniversary of the Cannes premiere of Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning masterpiece The Nights of Cabiria. Watch the original U.S. trailer for the Italian classic, celebrating Giulietta Masina's best actress festival award win below. 

 

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