Page 2: Scott Pilgrim, Totoro, Star Trek, Pulp Fiction, Black Swan, Star Wars, Home Alone, Battlestar Galactica, Tintin, Super 8
Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 46 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. If you have any interesting items that we might’ve missed that you think should go in /Film’s Page 2 – email us!
This weekend, a German news station mistook a Star Trek fan-made image for the emblem for the US Navy SEAL team which killed Osama bin Laden. The anchor didn’t notice the Klingon skull, bolted-on eyepatch, phaser, 3 Klingon bat’leth swords or the word “Maquis.”
You can now buy the book The Philosophy of Charlie Kaufman, a collection of “fourteen bold and engaging original essays on his screenplays and films, written by more than a dozen scholars from diverse fields of enquiry.”
Today’s t-shirt of the day on TeeFury is a Natalie Portman-focused Black Swan/Star Wars mash-up design titled Queen Swan.
Our friends at Nakatomi are having a crazy Tubes of Mystery print sale. If you’re interested in pop culture art prints, you will definitely want to check this out.
ComingSoon has premiered the international poster for Colombiana, starring Zoe Saldana and Michael Vartan.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Airport actress Dana Wynter has died at age 79.
Sachsen created this piece of demonic Totoro fan art.
The Jodie Foster-directed film The Beaver starring Mel Gibson had a very disappointing opening box office, grossing just $104,000 from 22 theaters.
Watch this montage of memorable movie sandwiches.
Why was Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio thanked in the credits of Thor? Well, he wasn’t thanked. It was a thank you to a different Ralph Macchio, who was Marvel comic book writer who co-wrote Thor back in the early ’80s.
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