Today in Movie Culture: Tommy Wiseau in 'Star Wars,' the Real Writer of 'Deadpool' and More

Today in Movie Culture: Tommy Wiseau in 'Star Wars,' the Real Writer of 'Deadpool' and More

May 05, 2017

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

PistolShrimps cut Tommy Wiseau from his cult movie The Room and inserted him into scenes from the Star Wars movies:

 

Talk Show Appearance of the Day:

Speaking of Star Wars, watch how elated megafan Adam Scott is when Mark Hamill surprises him on Jimmy Kimmel Live:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

Deadpool breaks the fourth wall a lot in Deadpool, but is the character the writer of his own movie? MatPat argues that he is:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Marvel presents a video of cosplayer Sidney Cumbie becoming Yondu from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

In honor of his Guardians sequel's release, here's James Gunn on the set of his feature directorial debut, Slither, with cinematographer Greg Middleton in 2005:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Another filmmaker with a new sequel to his own great sci-fi movie is Ridley Scott. Here is a bunch of trivia about the Alien: Covenant director via ScreenCrush:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Keanu Reeves says "whoa" a lot in his movies and early commercials, as seen in this supercut:

 

Movie Food of the Day:

In Fandor's latest Film to Table, Jason English shows us how to make a souffle inspired by Sabrina:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Pop Culture Detective explores a problematic trope labeled "Born Sexy Yesterday" as featured in such movies as Tron: LegacyThe Fifth Element and Splash (via /Film):

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the Cannes premiere of The Fifth Element. Watch the original teaser trailer for the sci-fi classic below.

 

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