What’s better the Easter Eggs hunting? Hunting for Easter Eggs in MOVIES!
Movie buffs are no strangers to the word “Easter Eggs.” They are the subtle details, sneakily hidden in your favorite movies that you will scream “ahhhh, clever!” when spotting them.
With the clamoring rise in streaming services, people are binge-watching older movies and TV shows, due to the pandemic. And as a result, they are catching a lot of Easter Eggs in both new media, as well as older ones during binge-watching.
And they are sharing these cleverly hidden Easter Eggs all over social media. From newly debuted movies and TV shows to classic ones that people have watched for the umpteenth time, there are a lot of teeny tiny details that we apparently miss out on.
So which ones of these Easter Eggs did you miss out on? Let’s take a look at these 11 newly uncovered Easter Eggs.
#1 House of the Dragon
Source: © House of the Dragon / Home Box Office and co-producers
Damon presents Rhaenyra with a necklace with a picture identical to his crest in episode 1. This is a means for the series’ writers to tease what’s to come – if the necklace is the heroine’s emblem, then Damon must be extremely important to her. And, indeed, they marry in episode 7.
Source: © Avatar / Twentieth Century Fox
Dr. Grace’s avatar wears a shirt that reads Stanford, a homage to Sigourney Weaver, who studied at Stanford University.
#3 La La Land
Source: © La La Land / Summit Entertainment
The iconic traffic jam dance at the beginning of the film was shot in 48 hours at temperatures exceeding 100°F. However, the performers had to rehearse for 6+ hours. Mandy Moore, the choreographer, had to hide beneath one of the cars and give orders to the dancers from there. This was done to avoid having the choreographer captured on the camera.
Source: © Titanic / Paramount
In one scene, we witness a regular man walking on the deck with his wife. In truth, it’s Edward Kamuda, a historian who has dedicated most of his life to the preservation of the Titanic’s history. Kamuda served as a consultant to James Cameron as he began production on the film. As a thank you, the film’s director placed Kamuda and his wife as extras.
Source: © Twilight / Summit Entertainment
Bella has a boyish style and wears baggy coats and blouses at the start of Twilight. However, as Bella falls in love with Edward, her style changes and she begins to dress more femininely. This was the movie’s outfit designers’ intention to depict character growth.
#6 It Chapter Two
Source: © It Chapter Two / New Line Cinema, © The Shining / Warner Bros.
Pay carefully to the rear side of the skateboard; it features a similar design to the hotel’s floor in the film The Shining, which is an adaptation of another Stephen King’s book.
Source: © Inception / Warner Bros.
The woman who guided the movie characters through the labyrinth of dreams and brought them back to reality was named Ariadne, after the Greek mythological figure of the same name. At the beginning of the film, Ariadne is clothed in gray clothes in the real world and crimson in her dreams. This alludes to the crimson thread handed to Theseus by Ariadne, which helped him find his way out of the Minotaur’s maze.
#8 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Source: © Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets / Warner Bros.
Have you ever wondered where Ginny obtained Tom Riddle’s diary? Look attentively at the moment in the bookstore where the Malfoy family meets the main protagonists to get the solution. Lucius Malfoy takes the textbook from Ginny’s cauldron, curses its appearance, and then replaces it. In truth, he put two books in instead of one, and no one noticed.
#9 Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Source: © The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe / Walt Disney Pictures, © The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe / Walt Disney Pictures
The White Witch’s ice crown is fairly large towards the start of the film, with long and pointed icicles. However, as the film nears its conclusion, her power begins to wane and shrink in size, showcasing the queen losing authority.
#10 Captain America: Civil War
Source: © Captain America: Civil War / Marvel Studios
Captain America’s shield is constructed of vibranium and is practically unbreakable. However, following the struggle with Black Panther, we can notice large scratches on the shield in a close-up. This is a nod to Black Panther’s comic origin: in the comics, vibranium comes from Wakanda.
#11 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Source: © Captain America: The Winter Soldier / Marvel Studios and co-producers
We can see an arrow pendant around Natasha Romanoff’s neck in the photo. This is a nod to her bond with Avengers comrade Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye.
Source: © Goodfellas / Warner Bros.
Robert De Niro is counting actual money in this scene. Because the actor didn’t enjoy the feeling of the fake money in his hands, the prop master gave him his genuine money. No one was permitted to leave the set until all of the money was returned and tallied.
#13 No Time to Die
Source: © No Time to Die / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Coca-Cola filled the streets of the Italian town where James Bond raced. This was done to reduce the slickness of cobblestone streets. A total of 8,400 liters of Coca-Cola were sprayed over the streets, costing nearly $70,000 in total. However, in comparison to the $250 million film budget, this was nothing.