The casual cinema-goer isn’t asking for much. They want to be entertained for a couple of hours and enjoy overpriced concessions, then go home without having to think too much about what they saw. But the team over at Screen Rant aren’t casual cinema-goers, and when they watch a movie, they know there’s more going on than meets the eye.
“When a blockbuster movie is successful, it usually means that the people who made it are even bigger geeks than the people watching it,” say the Ranters. “That’s why they sometimes stuff their movies to the gills with hidden details that most viewers won’t even notice. But for attentive fans, these details make all the difference.”
In a recent video, Screen Rant lifts the veil on 10 hidden easter eggs in famous movies. Did you know that R2-D2 and C-3PO make a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance in an Indiana Jones film? Or that the Millennium Falcon appears in another major space flick? And it’s not just Star Wars that plays to an attentively nerdy audience. Lots of superheroes cash in on the easter egg action, from Captain America and the Avengers crew to the anti-hero gang of Suicide Squad.
Check out the video above and pat yourself on the back if you spotted any of these secrets before being spoiled.