Today in Movie Culture: Deadpool vs. The Punisher, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Porg Mania and More


Today in Movie Culture: Deadpool vs. The Punisher, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Porg Mania and More

Oct 11, 2017

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

 

Mashup of the Day:

Deadpool and the Punisher are in two separate franchises, but the Marvel antiheroes come together in this fake trailer by Stryder HD:

 

Meme of the Day:

Ever since the Porg made its first appearance in the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, it's been total Porg mania with memes galore. Here's some via io9 and Gizmodo:

 

 

Theme Song Cover of the Day:

As if that meme wasn't enough, here's a video with the Star Wars theme covered by Porgs:

 

 

Recut Trailer of the Day:

In case you didn't see enough parallels between The Last Jedi and The Empire Strikes Back, The Unusual Suspect cut the latter in the style of the former's new trailer:

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

While we're on a Star Wars kick, here are a couple scenes from the original movie with dialogue taken out for maximum awkwardness:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Joan Cusack, who was born on this day in 1962, with Holly Hunter in a publicity still for Broadcast News. Cusack earned her first Oscar nomination for her performance in the movie.

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, which comes out this Friday, is about the creation of Wonder Woman, so here's a comic book style remake of its trailer:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

In this video for Film Radar, Daniel Netzel explores the color coding of characters in Edgar Wright's Baby Driver:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

No, this isn't Sophia Lillis from It. It's another winning lookalike cosplayer, and her name is Aleksandra Bodler: 

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the initial limited release of Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love. Watch the original trailer for the romance classic below.

 

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