Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ Parody, Oscar Nominee Impersonations, ‘Lego Movie 2’ Easter Eggs and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Captain Marvel’ Parody, Oscar Nominee Impersonations, ‘Lego Movie 2’ Easter Eggs and More

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

 

Movie Trailer Parody of the Day:

Captain Marvel tickets are now on sale, and while we wait for the release of the highly anticipated next entry of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s time to watch a Toon Sandwich animated parody of the movie, in which the titular hero’s biggest weapon is her snarky attitude:

 

 

Celebrity Impersonations of the Day:

In anticipation of the Oscars, Saturday Night Live lampooned a handful of nominees, including Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek, The Favourite lead Olivia Colman and BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee, who is portrayed by guest host Don Cheadle in this Family Feud parody sketch:

 

Actor in the Spotlight:

Green Book star Mahershala Ali, who is also impersonated in the SNL sketch, is nominated for his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. In honor of this achievement, IMDb’s No Small Parts looks back at his career in movies and television prior to his latest role:

 

Oscars Montage of the Day

With the Oscars less than a week away, and the cinematography award back in the program, Burger Fiction presents every winner in the category since 1929 in chronological order and then showcases this year’s nominees, including A Star is Born, The Favourite, Cold War and Never Look Away:

 

Video Essay of the Day:

Speaking of Best Cinematography nominee A Star is Born, ScreenPrism’s The Take looks at the meaning of the latest version of the hit musical and how the also-Oscar-nominated song “Shallow” (performed by Cooper and Lady Gaga) is the key to the whole movie:

 

Easter Eggs of the Day:

Want to know if you spotted all the Easter eggs in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part? Check out this video from ScreenRant that looks at all the references, secrets and fun trivia from the hit new Lego Movie sequel, including the cameos from Bruce Willis and Lego Movie franchise directors Chris McKay and Chris Miller:


Fan Theory of the Day:

Speaking of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, this new Film Theory video from MatPat explores the debate over which version of Batman would win in a fight: Lego Batman or the live-action Batman from Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. See the answer here:

 

Movie Science of the Day:

In anticipation of the new sequel How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Vulture’s Granger Willson looks into the plausibility of training dragons, whether the mythological kind or real creatures such as lizards and other reptiles. Sorry, kids, but your favorite animated series may not be that realistic:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Many fans are excited about How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, and you might even find some cosplayers at the early screenings. Here are two huge fans dressed up as the characters Hiccup and Astrid:

 

Classic Movie Trailer of the Day:

Speaking of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the movie opens in theaters this Friday, so let’s revisit the movie that started the franchise, which now includes three features, four shorts, two television series and more. Here’s the original trailer for the twice-Oscar-nominated How to Train Your Dragon, which opened on March 26, 2010:

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