Nintendo debuts first ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’ trailer

Films have often been rupture points for mimetic breakthroughs on the internet

They’re like volcanoes that erupt, shifting the meme landscape to its chaotic whims.

the Mario movie starring Chris Pratt.

a film based on the video game character and series that one could argue is most responsible for the success of the video game industry after a single

The trailer features Bowser — with an unsurprisingly spirited performance by Jack Black — attacking the nation of penguins

who famously appeared in the level Cool, Cool Mountain in “Super Mario 64.” In a fight that’s over in seconds

Bowser asks who could dare challenge him. Enter Mario — voiced by Chris Pratt with all the passion of a Chris Pratt character,

sounding exactly like Chris Pratt and not at all like the chirpy, “woo hoo” voice of the games, where he is voiced by Charles Martinet.