Today in Movie Culture: Jared Leto's Disguise at Comic-Con, Mattel Hoverboard Commercial and More

Today in Movie Culture: Jared Leto's Disguise at Comic-Con, Mattel Hoverboard Commercial and More

Oct 12, 2015

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


Fake Commercial of the Day:

As part of the continued celebration of the Back to the Future trilogy this month, Universal has produced an "official" fake commercial for Mattel Hoverboards:


Fan Build of the Day:

Speaking of Back to the Future, the DIY Prop Shop shows us how to make our own Flux Capacitor out of stuff from around the house:


Casting Rendering of the Day:

Speaking of actors in costumes, here's the latest superhero movie rendering from BossLogic showing what Bryan Cranston would look like in his desired role of X-Men villain Mr. Sinister:


Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of actors in costume, Jared Leto and Mark Ruffalo both separately went undercover at New York Comic Con this past weekend. Leto wore a baboon mask and took a photo with a guy dressed up as Leto's version of The Joker from Suicide Squad, while Ruffalo also wore a disguise in order to enjoy the event with his son.


Had a great time at #comiccon2015 NYC! Thanks ComicCon for the Hospitality.

A photo posted by Mark Ruffalo (@markruffalo) on


Fan Poster of the Day:

Speaking of Suicide Squad, here's a fan-made poster for the movie by MessyPandas based on the famous art for Escape From New York:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Pee-wee's Big Adventure stars Paul Reubens and Diane Salinger reunited as the Penguin's parents in 1992's Batman Returns. Reubens, best known as Pee-wee Herman, has been cast in the same role for the TV series Gotham


Abridged Movie Franchise of the Day:

If you're interested in watching Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull but haven't ever seen the other three movies in the series, here's a video recapping Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in just 90 seconds. 


Movie Mash-Up of the Day:

Speaking of the Indiana Jones series, with The Peanuts Movie hitting theaters soon, check out Chris Thornley's drawing of Charlie Brown as Indy in Raiders of the Lost Ark below, and see more based on the rest of the trilogy (no Crystal Skull love) at Live for Films


Halloween Decorations of the Day: 

Here are pumpkins made into cool displays based on Star Wars, Frozen, Minions and Raiders of the Lost Ark, taken by yours truly at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia this past weekend:



Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Troll 2, a movie considered one of the worst ever made, to the point that it has become a cult favorite and the focus of a documentary called Best Worst Movie. Watch the original trailer for the "sequel" below.


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