Today in Movie Culture: Marvel vs. DC Trailer, Boba Fett vs. Predator and More

Today in Movie Culture: Marvel vs. DC Trailer, Boba Fett vs. Predator and More

Aug 01, 2016

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


Fake Movie of the Day:

Another fan trailer for a Marvel vs. DC movie, this time with the X-Men included, shows how intense it would be:


Mashup of the Day:

In this 8-bit animation, we see what it would be like for Boba Fett to battle the Predator in video game form:


Supercut of the Day:

In anticipation of the the Summer Olympics in Rio, Darth Blender compiled a cool montage of athletic competition in the movies:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Sam Mendes, who turns 51 today, directs Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening in a scene for his 1999 directorial debut, American Beauty:


Movie Homage of the Day:

Check out an animated flipbook based on Stranger Things that pays homage to its E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial homage-paying (via io9): 


Movie Comparison of the Day:

Speaking of inspiration, this side-by-side clip makes it clear The Shining was influenced by the silent Swedish film The Phantom Carriage:


Video Essay of the Day:

Speaking of Stanley Kubrick, here's a BFI video essay on how he used new technology for the period piece Barry Lyndon:


Film History of the Day:

Now You See It highlights the rises and falls of Hollywood for more than 100 years:


Cosplay of the Day:

The Return of the Jedi-inspired Rancor costume showcased in detail in the New York Magazine video below was a favorite at Comic-Con last month:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Howard the Duck. Watch the original trailer for the Marvel Comics adaptation below.




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