13 Pop Culture Facts To Satisfy Our Curiosity

Aaron Sorkin out here apparently teaching us how to speak French, too.
13 Pop Culture Facts To Satisfy Our Curiosity

From a (sniffs) tribute to Wes Craven in the newly released Scream image to yet another homage to that Hawaiian shirt, here are some pop culture details for you to peruse.

The Last of Us meets Love and Monsters

THE LAST OF US HOMAGES IN LOVE AND MONSTERS The director said that the game inspired him quite a bit, so not only did he name the protagonist Joel (same as the protagonist's name in the game), but Joel also wears the same kind of sunset t-shirt as Ellie. CRACKED.COM

Source: Decider

Taylor Swift and the number 13

TAYLOR SWIFT'S LUCKY NUMBER 13 THAT FEATURES IN HER VIDEO ALL TOO WELL: A SHORT FILM The film begins at the 0:13 mark with the woman asking, Are you for real? At the 13:00 mark, a scroll comes up that reads Written & Directed by Taylor Swift. CRACKED.COM

Source: Buzzfeed

Aaron Sorkin's got one joke

THE AARON SORKIN RUNNING JOKE IN THE TRIAL OF CHICAGO 7. First used in The West Wing and now in the 2020 film, Sorkin's joke goes like this: Why do they only eat one egg for breakfast in France? Because in France, one egg is un oeuf. (Un oeuf means one egg, and it kind of sounds like enough.) - - CRACKED.COM

Source: Decider

What Andy Samberg and Leonardo DiCaprio have in common

ALL THE COSTUME NODS TO FAMOUS MOVIES IN PALM SPRINGS. Andy Samberg's character Nyles' red Hawaiian shirt is a nod to the one Leonardo DiCaprio wears in Romeo + Juliet, and the nudie suit that Trevor wears is a nod to Punch-Drunk Love. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Red Dead Redemption 2, rocks.

S.Gray ORE 1846 THE REAL ROCK IN RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2. Between the town of Valentine and Emerald Ranch there's a rock near the trail with characters like Frank Heck and Otis Miller's names on it. It's a reference to a very real location where settlers would carve their names into a rock. CRACKED.COM

Source: Game Rant

Promising Young Woman and that hair

CASSIE'S HAIRSTYLE IN PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN WAS MODELED AFTER BRIDGET BARDOT. The stylist wanted to hide the character behind an armor of hair, and used the '60s French celebrity as reference. CRACKED.COM

Source: Insider

The author's cameo in The Devil All The Time

THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME The author of the novel is the voice of the narrator, named Creator. CRACKED.COM

Source: Looper

The Vast of Night meets Invasion of the Body Snatchers

THE VAST OF NIGHT The film's San Mirial Valley is named after Santa Mira in Invasion of the Body Snatchers. CRACKED.COM

Source: SyFy

Elden Ring's Easter egg

ELDEN RING HAS A DEMON'S SOUL EASTER EGG The theme music playing over the title screen with the start menu uses the same melody and beats from Demon's Soul. CRACKED.COM

Source: Game Rant

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