Today in Movie Culture: Watch Rick Moranis Return as ‘Spaceballs’ Villain, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy …

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

 

Role Reprisal of the Day:

The semi-retired Rick Moranis vocally revisted his role as Dark Helmet in Spaceballs for this scene from a new episode of The Goldbergs:

 

VFX Breakdown of the Day:

Weta Digital shares a breakdown of their Oscar-nominated visual effects work on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of Guardians, BBC’s The Social profiled a cosplayer whose Nebula and Harley Quinn are worthy of attention:

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

For Nerdist, Dan Casey examines the ridiculous fan theory that there are two different Luke Skywalkers in the Star Wars universe, of different sizes:

 

Movie Comparison of the Day:

You love Pixar’s Up but not Despicable Me 3? But they’re the same movie, as Couch Tomato shows with 24 piece of evidence:

 

Vintage Image of the Day:

Albert Finney, who turns 82 today, receives direction from Tim Burton on the set of Big Fish in 2003:

 

Character in Close-Up:

In the latest episode of IMDb’s Awesome Bad Guys, Patrick Epino puts the spotlight on Regina George from Mean Girls:

 

Supercut of the Day:

This cinematic tribute to voiceover narrators consists of clips from Darkest HourThe King’s Speech and more movies where a character has to speak into a microphone:

 

Movie Influencer of the Day:

For Fandor, Jacob T. Swinney looks at the influence of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo on the 60th anniversary of its premiere:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 15th anniversary of the release of the Wachowskis’ Speed Racer. Watch the original trailer for the underrated classic below.

 

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