Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ as an Animated Feature, Alternate ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Ending and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ as an Animated Feature, Alternate ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Ending and More

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

 

Remade Trailer of the Day:

What if Captain Marvel was an animated feature? Darth Blender cut together bits from old Avengers and Spider-Man cartoons featuring Captain Marvel and Nick Fury to remake the new live-action superhero movie’s original trailer in a new format:

 

Fan Art of the Day:

Speaking of different interpretations of Captain Marvel, there’s a lot of fan art making the rounds, but this drawing by comic artist Is Yuniarto of the titular character in Japanese shadow puppet form has to be the most interesting:

 

 

Cosplay of the Day:

A lot of fans will be cosplaying as the title character at Captain Marvel screenings tonight and this weekend. Some lucky ladies got a head start on the celebration by showing up in costume at the movie’s Hollywood premiere this week, where they got their picture taken with star Brie Larson:

 

Song Cover of the Day:

To promote Captain Marvel, stars Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson participated in an episode of Carpool Karaoke, in which they sing Ariana Grande’s hit tune “7 Rings” and then take a lie detector test:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Captain Marvel star Samuel L. Jackson has more than 180 credits on IMDb, and now that site looks at the roles he actually missed out or passed on, including parts in Boogie Nights, Reservoir Dogs and The Matrix:

 

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins, who was recently nominated again for his adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, is the focus of the latest video essay from Beyond the Frame. Find out how to make movies like Jenkins, who also helmed the 2016 Best Picture, Moonlight, here:

 

Alternate Ending of the Day:

If ever a movie deserved alternate endings, it’s the one about alternate dimensions. The folks at How It Should Have Ended offer a few humorous takes on how Best Animated Feature Oscar winner Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse could have gone differently:

 

Remade Action Sequence of the Day:

One of the best parts of Aquaman is the rooftop chase and fight sequence where Black Manta and his fishy goons attack the titular superhero and his partner, Mera. Now you can revisit the whole thing as if it were a 16-bit video game courtesy of Mr. Sunday Movies:

 

 

Video Essay of the Day:

There’s a lot to enjoy about the Oscar-winning movie The Favourite, including that awarded performance from Olivia Colman, but what is the meaning of the whole thing? This video essay from ScreenPrism’s The Take digs into Yorgos Lanthimos’ visuals and themes in order to decipher what the movie is saying about power and love:

 

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Remember that time Captain Marvel and Nick Fury met King Kong? And they were joined by Loki and Nova Corps Officer Rhomann Dey? Okay, that didn’t technically happen, but in honor of the release of Captain Marvel, here’s the original Comic-Con 2016 trailer for Kong: Skull Island, which marked the first time Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson co-starred on screen together:

 

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