This Spoof of Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid' Is Spot On

(Funny or Die)

A few buzzworthy tidbits from around the web to distract you from your work day.

We would pay to see this Little Mermaid spoof if it was a real movie. 
If you haven't heard, Sofia Coppola's next project is to bring The Little Mermaid to the big screen in all its dreamy, angst-y, hipster glory. Though Coppola has yet to start production on the film, Funny or Die has created a stellar parody that mocks the director's aesthetic and features karaoke, Ray-Bans, and underwater cigarettes. 

Robert Pattinson's accent in The Rover is insane. 
The actor stars in a new crime drama about gangs in the Australian outback. The film will debut later this month and hit theaters this summer. One thing we can't get over after watching this clip, which features co-star Guy Pierce, is the very thick accent. 

What happens when Hugh Jackman interviews his younger self? 
As part of the promotional tour for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Hugh Jackman sat down with a younger version of himself to talk about his career and how crazy it is that he's played Wolverine for the past 14 years. 

This film montage highlighting the 21st-century's best movie moments is amazing. 
Cinematics, an experimental animation/illustration project, released a new video that transforms Kill BillNightmare on Elm Street, and Up into one bouncy, joyous work of art. (via Huffington Post)

Here's a map of the most distinctly popular Best Picture winner in each state. 

According the map creators over at Slate, the visuals were calculated by looking at the Oscar favorite that is the most popular in each state as compared to its level of popularity across the entire country. 

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