What's pretty cool is that they hired Drew Struzan -- the illustrator who did the posters for Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and every other movie you love -- to paint the King Lear poster in his classic style. All for a dumb joke that lasted less than a second in total. We'd consider this a classic example of what makes Spielberg an amazing director, but it's hard to lavish praise on him when his microscope-like attention to detail is used to create cherries on the top of the turd sundae that was The Lost World.
You Almost Definitely Missed Spider-Man 2's Dumbest, Greatest Gag
In Spider-Man 2, the Tobey Maguirest incarnation of Peter Parker loses his powers because his life as a photojournalist and superhero has given him a major dose of performance anxiety -- a situation compounded by the fact that Robert Downey Jr. isn't around yet to give him a pep talk. So in order to kick-start his powers, Peter decides to fling himself off a building. Which seems extreme, but it's OK! According to Peter, he simply needs a "strong focus," and everything'll turn out fine.
It does not.
Columbia PicturesWe hate to ruin your fun, but that's probably an extra, not Tobey.
Wait, rewind the GIF. What's the model of the sturdy car that breaks his fall?
Hey, he found his strong Focus! Good job, man! We think.
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