Today in Movie Culture: Manchester United Fights 'Independence Day' Aliens, Donald Glover as Spider-Man and More

Today in Movie Culture: Manchester United Fights 'Independence Day' Aliens, Donald Glover as Spider-Man and More

Jun 15, 2016

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


Movie Promos of the Day:

UK's Manchester United fights aliens in the below cross-promotion between 20th Century Fox and the English football team for Independence Day: Resurgence. See previous promos for X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool at io9.


Movie Trivia of the Day:

Speaking of Independence Day: Resurgence, in anticipation of the sequel check out a bunch of trivia about the 1996 original:


Dream Casting of the Day:

Donald Glover has actually been cast in Spider-Man: Homecoming, but we're not sure whom he's playing. BossLogic illustrates what he'd look like as the Miles Morales version of Spidey (via Twitter):


Movie Comparison of the Day:

In one of the most unlikely comparison video yet, Couch Tomato shows us 24 reasons Zootopia is the same movie as The Amazing Spider-Man 2:


Fan Theory of the Day:

In anticipation of the release of Finding Dory, The Film Theorists continue their evidence that Dory is faking her short-term memory loss:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Helen Hunt, who turns 53 today, in her 1973 screen acting debut, a TV movie titled Pioneer Woman:


Filmmaker in Focus:

The following supercut from Jacob T. Swinney highlights David Fincher's use of the long shot:


Cosplay of the Day:

Once again we have some cosplay based on movie fan art with the art nouveau Cinderella below based on these drawings. See the rest of the Disney Princesses in this style at Fashionably Geek.


Video Essay of the Day: 

For Fandor Keyframe, Drew Morton explores how reputation is everything in Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 50th anniversary of the release of The Endless Summer. Watch the original trailer (which sounds like it's narrated by Orson Welles) for the popular surfing documentary below.




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