Today in Movie Culture: The Avengers "Uptown Funk" Parody, Dr. Seuss's 'The Hobbit' and More

Today in Movie Culture: The Avengers "Uptown Funk" Parody, Dr. Seuss's 'The Hobbit' and More

May 15, 2015

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

 

The Avengers get down for an "Uptown Funk" parody titled "Ultron Funk" (via Geek Tyrant):

 

What if Dr. Seuss illustrated The Hobbit? Barnes & Noble commissioned Grant Lindahl to come up with the following answer and imagine other famous artists' take on J.R.R. Tolkien's story (via Tor.com).

 

InGen Technologies explain why Jurassic World is safer than Jurassic Park in this viral video:

 

Check out this plate with a hand-painted portrait of Ryan Gosling. See more of Jacqueline Poirier's plate paintings at Design Taxi.

 

Paul Dano gets beat up in a lot of movies, as evidenced in this supercut (via Geek Tyrant):

 

What if everything was bundled like cable? Funny Or Die has the answer in this video starring David Koechner:

 

Cosplay of the Day: Here's a wedding dress inspired by Elsa from Frozen. See more based on the looks of other Disney Princesses at Design Taxi.

 

This 1978 promo infomercial for Taylor Wines couldn't be any more blatant a rip-off of Star Wars (via Neatorama):

 

Speaking of Star Wars, it looks like The Force Awakens' BB-8 droid is repurposed from a Cast Away prop (via Cryptid Creations)

 

Still speaking of Star Wars, this Sunday is the 35th anniversary of the world premiere of The Empire Strikes Back. Watch the original trailer:

 

 

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