Today in Movie Culture: Jena Malone In Costume as Batgirl, Stan Lee vs. Jim Henson vs. Walt Disney and More

Today in Movie Culture: Jena Malone In Costume as Batgirl, Stan Lee vs. Jim Henson vs. Walt Disney and More

Aug 03, 2015

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

 

Supercut of the Day:

In honor of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Cinema Blend has compiled every mask removal from the M:I franchise:

 

Movie Character Super Karaoke of the Day:

Let's be thankful that there are people with so much extra time on their hands that we can have videos where movies are cut together so their characters help sing a cover of "Uptown Funk." The best part is actually the use of dance scenes from Napoleon DynamiteMac and Me and others for the instrumental moments.

 

Celebrity Good Deed of the Day:

The cast of the new Ghostbusters movie -- Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon -- paid a visit to a children's hospital in their new costumes:

Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center patients got a huge surprise today when Ghostbusters stars...

Posted by Tufts Medical Center on Saturday, August 1, 2015

 

Creator Clash of the Day:

Who is responsible for more of your favorite movie characters, Stan Lee, Jim Henson or Walt Disney (all of them now a part of Disney, of course)? Root for your pick as the icons go up against each other in a rap battle:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Quickly after news came of Jena Malone's role as Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl, in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, artist BossLogic made this piece depicting the portrayal (via Heroic Hollywood):

 

Movie Mashup of the Day:

For a new series titled "Soundtrack Swap," Sean Blevins of House By the Video Store mashed up It Follows and Psycho, exchanging their scores (via The Playlist):

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Would you know this clean cut gentleman is Mick Jagger if we didn't tell you? It's a publicity shot from his performance in Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg's Performance, which turns 45 today.

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy star together as fire fighters in Mickey's Fire Brigade, which hit theaters on this date 80 years ago. Watch it below.

 

Cosplay of the Day:

It's not Halloween yet, but here's an early reminder that you can make any character and costume into a "sexy" version. Here's a cosplayer as a "sexy" No Face from Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

On this day 60 years ago, Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief, starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly, had its world premiere in Los Angeles. Watch the original trailer for the movie below.

 

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