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Today in Movie Culture: Fake 'Back to the Future 4' Trailer, Tilda Swinton's Strange 'Okja' Viral Video and More

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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fake Sequel of the Day: Doc and Marty are back in Back to the Future Part IV, which only exists in the form of this fake trailer from Smasher (via Geek Tyrant):   Viral Video of the Day: Tilda Swinton appears in character in this strange ad for a fake company in Bong Joon-ho's upcoming movie Okja:   Prank of the Day: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 star Chris Pratt participated in a tricky but hilarious phone prank for a recent BBC Radio appearance (via /Film):   Movie Trivia of the Day: Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, see how much trivia you know about the movie a week ahead of its release:   Vintage Image of...

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It’s time to go back… Back To The Future Part IV has a trailer

10 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Okay, so don’t worry. There is not a Back To The Future Part IV, but there is a new very well-made fan trailer that uses elements of old commercials, movies and other bits an pieces to create a faux trailer for a potential fourth movie… and it’s not half bad.

The trailer was created by the folks at Smasher over on You Tube, with the video having over 1 million plays in under a week.

Both Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd appear in the trailer (naturally), and you can check it out below.

The post It’s time to go back… Back To The Future Part IV has a trailer appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

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Back to the Future 4 Fan-Made Trailer Is Amazing

10 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The fan-made Back to the Future 4 trailer is setting the Internet on fire. Fans of Back to the Future have been wondering about a possible addition to the franchise for over 25 years and a new movie does not seem to be possible at this time. A Back to the Future Broadway musical has been in the works since 2004 and was just recently postponed, but that's not exactly what most fans are looking for, is it?. What fans are looking for is exactly what this fan-made trailer delivers.

The Back to the Future 4 fan-made trailer uses footage from Michael j. Fox and Christopher Lloyd reprising their iconic roles of Marty McFly and Doc Brown over the past 10 years. Footage from commercials including Toyota, Lego Dimensions, Garbarino, and Jimmy Kimmel Live are creatively edited together in a cohesive manner that almost feels like the real thing. And as the video views continue »

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This Fan-Made ‘Back To The Future 4’ Trailer Will Have You Craving The Real Thing

11 hours ago | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Hollywood is in an era of remakes, sequels and prequels, which begs the question: where is “Back to the Future 4”? Related: Jacob Tremblay Owns Halloween With ‘Back To The Future’ Costume To help fill this rift in time and space, YouTuber Trolley Smasher cut together scenes from the original trilogy and various marketing spots. The […] »

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'Back to the Future IV' Fan Trailer Is Outta This World Good

15 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Talk about a blast from the past, or is it the future? 

A recent fan-made trailer for Back to the Future: Part IV is starting to gain some traction on YouTube and there is a good reason why: It's really well put together, hitting the sweet nostalgia spot just right. 

The trailer borrows from a number of other works featuring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd as their iconic time-traveling characters, including Garbarino and Lego Dimensions commercials. 

The video, posted last week by Smasher, already has nearly one million views. 

There have been other fan trailers cut using the same source material, but this »

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Great Scott! Would you want to see Robert Zemeckis direct The Flash?

19 hours ago | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Scott Davis

Are you telling me that the director of Back to the Future could be about to helm the next big Dceu film, The Flash? If new rumours are to be believed the legendary filmmaker is in talks with Warner Bros about taking over the long-gestating project, according to Screen Junkies.

Zemeckis would certainly be something a coup for the studios having had plenty of trouble trying to get this film of the ground. But with his directorial style and his recent embracing of 3D, it could be a match made in heaven. Most recently, he made Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard-starrer Allied, and has made such films as Cast Away, The Walk, Romancing the Stone and What Lies Beneath.

The film has had a checkered production history so far: Originally it was set to be made by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord (The Lego Movie) but »

- Scott Davis

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The Flash movie: Robert Zemeckis rumoured to direct

19 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Rumours have gone into overdrive that iconic director Robert Zemeckis is circling the movie version of The Flash...

Of all the Dceu's superhero flicks, The Flash has had arguably the bumpiest ride yet.

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First, there was the general confusion over why the character of Barry Allen was to be recast when Grant Gustin was doing such a bang-up job on the small screen.

Then, the film lost two directors in a row in the forms of Seth Grahame-Smith and Rick Famuyiwa.

The Lego Movie's Phil Lord and Chris Miller also looked to be in charge of the script at one point, but they eventually moved on to the Han Solo movie and beyond, »

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A Sight for Sounds: Moments in Movies Instantly Elevated by the Use of Music

19 hours ago | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Andy Furlong

When Guardians of the Galaxy was first released in 2014 for all its quirk and swagger the thing that really separated it from the rest of the Marvel pack was its use of music. Director James Gunn revealed that the film’s composer, Tyler Bates, had written large chunks of the score first so that they could film to the actual music. In many ways the film’s personality is its score, and with the release of the sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in cinemas this week audiences can expect more of the same.

Music is probably the most important thing in cinema for instantly establishing mood, tone and visual cues. From the menacing piano keys of John Williams’ memorable score in Jaws to the sheer elation of Alan Silvestri’s triumphant overture in Back to the Future, a film’s accompanying score is often as unforgettable as the movie itself. »

- Andy Furlong

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Will Robert Zemeckis direct The Flash for Warner Bros?

23 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Screen Junkies are reporting that none other than Back To The Future, Castaway and Forrest Gump helmer Robert Zemeckis is in talks with Warner Brothers to direct The Flash, the stand-alone superhero movie that will be lead by Ezra Miller.

The film has had many bumps in the road on its journey to the big screen. Seth Grahame-Smith and Dope director Rick Famuyiwa were both set to direct before jumping ship, but now it looks like Zemeckis could be the man to fill the position. However, comments jumped up online about the news of Zemeckis’ potential involvement with Umberto Gonzalez from The Wrap saying that he had purely just taken a meeting with the studio, who are still talking with other directors.

Here’s the tweet in question.

Not true. Not in talks. He took a meeting and that is it. They’re still meeting with other directors. https://t. »

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The Flash Movie May Get Director Robert Zemeckis?

27 April 2017 4:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It is no secret that DC's production of The Flash feature length movie has had trouble taking off, but that could all change soon. It was reported back in February that Warner Bros was rumored to be taking the project back to square one after the loss of two directors, most recently Rick Famuyiwa (Dope) and original director Seth Grahame-Smith (Lego Batman). The Flash was supposed to launch in early 2018 and has been pushed to 2020, which still seems to be totally unrealistic at this time. The Flash is not the only DC movie to be going through some creative problems, both Bat Man and Cyborg have had very public stalls and stutters.

But, could this all turn around for The Flash? Screen Junkies is reporting that sources close to the project say that Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future) is rumored to take over the flailing project. It is also »

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Rumour: Robert Zemeckis in talks to direct DC’s The Flash

27 April 2017 2:52 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having passed through the hands of Seth Grahame-Smith and Rick Famuyiwa, it looks like Warner Bros. may have potentially found its next director for The Flash solo movie, with Screen Junkies reporting that Back to the Future and Forrest Gump helmer Robert Zemeckis is in talks with Warner Bros. about the film.

‘Ace Scooper’ El Mayimbe quickly jumped on the report, stating that it’s “not true” Zemeckis is in talks and that Warner Bros. are still meeting with other directors.

Not true. Not in talks. He took a meeting and that is it. They're still meeting with other directors.

— Umberto Gonzalez (@elmayimbe) April 27, 2017

Given Mayimbe’s track record, the ink is probably drying on Zemeckis’ contract as we speak…

Joking aside, this should be treated as a rumour until we hear something official, but the prospect of Zemeckis taking on a superhero movie is certainly a tantalising one. »

- Gary Collinson

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Rumor: Robert Zemeckis took a meeting about directing The Flash movie

27 April 2017 2:05 PM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

So, according to Screen Junkies, Back To The Future's Robert Zemeckis is "in talks" to direct Warner Bros. long-gestating The Flash movie. Which, oh my God, that's exciting!  For one, there's an old-school whimsy to a lot of his films that would fit perfect with this incarnation of The Flash. Sure Zemeckis has delved into dark territory... Read More »

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'La La Land' Director Plots New Musical TV Show 'The Eddy'

27 April 2017 1:37 PM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

La La Land director Damien Chazelle will direct a new musical TV series called The Eddy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The drama will center around a club in modern-day Paris, its owner, the house band and "the volatile city that surrounds them."

British screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne will write The Eddy. Thorne is known for co-writing the This Is England spin-off series with Shane Meadows and creating the supernatural BBC show The Fades. He's also written for the hit teen drama Skins and the original British version of »

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The Flash: Robert Zemeckis Reportedly In Talks To Direct The DC Film!

27 April 2017 1:18 PM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

The DC Extended Universe has had an interesting last 12 months or so. In that span, we’ve seen sequels and spinoffs announced left and right, we’ve seen directors come and go from The Batman, and of course, we’ve also seen Rick Famuyiwa depart from his directing duties for The Flash. This was especially disheartening, since Famuyiwa had really shown his storytelling chops in Dope, and audiences were really looking forward to seeing how it would transfer over to the likes of The Flash.

However, when one door closes, another opens. Just like Ben Affleck leaving The Batman paved the way for Matt Reeves to take the helm, Famuyiwa’s departure has left the seat open for another real talent to board the project. The man on deck to take said helm is none other than Robert Zemeckis. If you somehow do not recognize Zemeckis’ name, he’s the »

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Report Suggests Robert Zemeckis Is The Latest Director Circling The Flash

27 April 2017 11:18 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Screen Junkies brings word today that Back to the Future‘s Robert Zemeckis has entered early talks to helm The Flash for Warner Bros.

Following the back-to-back departure of Seth Grahame-Smith and Dope helmer Rick Famuyiwa, Barry Allen’s solo movie entered a state of limbo to the extent that the Powers That Be quickly ordered a total overhaul of the film’s screenplay. Casting the net in search of a replacement director has been the next port of call, and though he was seemingly one of the many filmmakers shortlisted for Suicide Squad 2, three weeks ago Jonathan Levine‘s name became attached to The Flash. Alas, one would assume that Levine has since dropped out of the race based on this new development, with Zemeckis emerging as the new (and possibly final?) frontrunner.

But before we get too far ahead of ourselves, it’s important to place Screen Junkies »

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The Simpsons counts Trump's first 100 days accomplishments in web short

27 April 2017 7:01 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The clip shows an animated Trump in bed counting up accomplishments as president, like lowering his golf handicap and increasing his Twitter following

The Simpsons is taking on Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.

Related: Back to the future: how the Simpsons and others predicted President Trump

Donald Trump reviews his first 100 days in office. Watch an all-new episode of #TheSimpsons this Sunday at 8/7c on Fox.

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The Flash 'The Once And Future Flash' Review

26 April 2017 10:03 AM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

After a three week break The Flash returned last night with Barry traveling to the year 2024 to try and gain any advantage he could over Savitar.  What Barry wasn't expecting is how bad things would get in the future after the death of Iris.  Barry had become so obsessed with finding out how to save Iris that when he does fail it will fracture the team in the future.  This season Barry has forgotten about what he has learned about himself since becoming the Flash the he is doing more harm than good for the team.  Being obsessed with saving Iris has made him forget to be the superhero that he is and sacrifice his feelings for the good of others.  Grant Gustin and Carlos Valdez did an amazing job of transforming to their future selves and showing the hurt and anguish Iris's death brought to the team.  

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Rick and Morty Creator Has Been Trolling Movie Studios for a Very Long Time

25 April 2017 6:30 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Did you know that Rick and Morty was actually intended to be a more direct spoof of the movie Back to the Future with the title “Doc and Mharti?” It’s true.   Series creator Justin Roiland said: I actually made this as a way to poke fun at the idea of getting cease and desist letters. At the time (October 2006) I had nothing to lose and my original intention was to call this “back to the future: the new official universal studios cartoon featuring the new Doc Brown and Marty McFly” and then I’d just sit back and wait for

Rick and Morty Creator Has Been Trolling Movie Studios for a Very Long Time »

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James Gunn Says Avengers 4 Is Not Titled Infinity Guantlet

25 April 2017 5:25 PM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

Avengers 4 already has an interesting history, two years out from release. It was initially announced with the rest of Phase 3 as Avengers: Infinity War Part 2, complete with a logo, but was later changed to the working title of Avengers 4. Even after the title change, Marvel Studios announced that directors Anthony and Joe Russo were shooting Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 simultaneously, like the Back to the Future or Matrix sequels. This also is no longer the case, with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige changing his tone last week, saying instead they will do one right after the other. Feige also revealed the title to Avengers 4 is being kept under wraps as it could prove to be a spoiler for Infinity War. 

Related: Did Zoe Saldana Reveal The Title Of Avengers 4? 

Even more recently, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2  actress Zoe Saldana referred to Avengers 4 as "Gauntlet," the obvious continuation of »

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Albert Einstein, Comedy Icon? 9 Examples of How Film and TV Depict His Lighter Side

25 April 2017 9:42 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The legacy of Albert Einstein cannot be overstated — even when we take the scientist’s accomplishments for granted, he’s one of our planet’s most famous pop culture figures, recognizable across generations. The way he’s been depicted on screen has ranged from well-researched takes on the man’s life, such as Nat Geo Channel’s new anthology series “Genius,” premiering today, to, shall we say, somewhat more out-there fare.

Read More: ‘Genius’: Albert Einstein Undergoes a Heated Interrogation in Exclusive Sneak Peek — Watch

Below are some of the most notable examples we found featuring the great scientist depicted in a less-than-serious state. What’s interesting about looking at all of these examples together is how on the one hand, Einstein as an icon has been utilized for the sake of comedy for decades now. But when film or TV choose to engage with the reality of the man himself, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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