Today in Movie Culture: Spider-Man's Driver's Test, What Makes a 'Transformers' Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: Spider-Man's Driver's Test, What Makes a 'Transformers' Movie and More

Jun 21, 2017

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


Franchise Recap of the Day:

With Transformers: The Last Knight in theaters, Couch Tomato shows us 24 reasons all Transformers movies are the same:


Commercial of the Day:

Watch Peter Parker (Tom Holland) take his driver's test in a new Audi ad cross-promoting Spider-Man: Homecoming:


DIY Prop Build of the Day:

Speaking of Marvel characters, learn how to make your own replica of Thor's hammer mashed with the look of the xenomorphs from Alien:


Vintage Image of the Day:

Chris Pratt, who turns 38 today, in his pre-Marvel days in a 2006 episode of The O.C. that just so happens to be titled "The Avengers": 


Reworked Trailer of the Day:

Marvel shouldn't have all the fun. Here's a version of the Justice League trailer with Danny Elfman's Batman music:


Movie Science of the Day:

Could a lion really live off a diet of bugs alone, as Simba does in The Lion King? MatPat finds out for The Film Theorists:


Cosplay of the Day:

Also the charitable act of the day, 8-year-old Braeden suits up as a Ghostbusters in this video from For the Win, which granted the bronchomalacia-afflicted child's greatest wish (via /Film):


Actor in the Spotlight:

Speaking of Alien and Ghostbusters, here's an animated Sigourney Weaver in an adaptation of a 2010 Esquire interview:


Video Essay of the Day:

Signature Views makes the case for movies based on books in this video essay (via /Film):


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 40th anniversary of the release of Martin Scorsese's New York, New York. Watch the original trailer for the classic musical below. 




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