Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Star Trek,' R2-D2 Goes on a Killing Spree and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Star Trek,' R2-D2 Goes on a Killing Spree and More

May 11, 2015

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

 

When Star Wars is mashed with Star Trek, it becomes "The Carbonite Maneuver" (via UPROXX)

 

Speaking of Star Wars, here's a short fan film made with Lego bricks depicting R2-D2 as a killing machine (via Geek Tyrant):

 

Cosplay of the Day: speaking of R2-D2, we're counting this VW Bus dressed up like the Star Wars droid as vehicular cosplay (via Geekologie):

 

Someone has leaked the titles of Marvel's Phase Four, through 2023. We can't wait for "Spatula" (via Screen Crush): 

 

Must See Films offers an analysis of M. Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable (via Filmmaker IQ):

 

This is what The Big Lebowski looks like told through emojis. Find the rest at Geekologie.

 

Wow. Here's an incomplete supercut of Owen Wilson saying "wow" in movies. For the complete version head to Geek Tyrant

 

Check out the pilot for Orson Welles's never-aired variety show from 1979, featuring magic and Muppets (via Open Culture):

 

Watch a demonstration of the sound equipment and techniques used for Forbidden Planet:

 

25 years ago, Akira Kurosawa's underrated film Dreams premiered at Cannes, giving the first audiences a taste of Martin Scorsese's portray Vincent Van Gogh. Watch the original trailer here:

 

 

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