Archive for March, 2011

Alien: Balaji Imperial Cigarettes & Mug

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , on March 19, 2011 by Staff Writer

A pack of 20 Balaji Imperial cigarettes, as seen at a Nostromo control station, in the film Alien (1979). This brand is fictional, and is almost certainly a reference to the actor who played the alien, Bolaji Badejo. Note also the coffee mug with the Weylan-Yutani ‘wings’ motif.

 

Ghostbusters II: Ecto 1A License Plate

Posted in Physical Object with tags , on March 19, 2011 by Staff Writer

This is a cropped frame showing the license plate for the car, Ecto 1A, as seen in Ghostbusters II (1989).

Ghostbusters: Ecto-1 License Plate

Posted in Physical Object with tags , on March 19, 2011 by Staff Writer

This is the New York license plate of Ecto-1, as seen in Ghostbusters (1984). It appears to be a yellow plate with blue markings. Note the small strobe lights positioned in the middle of the grill, and also the small warning stickers on the grill near the lights. As always, click this picture for the full size version.

National Treasure: Washington Medals

Posted in Physical Object with tags , on March 13, 2011 by Staff Writer

This is a cropped frame showing Dr. Chase’s collection of Washington’s campaign medals.

 

National Treasure: Templar / Masonic Medallion

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags on March 5, 2011 by Staff Writer

This is a promotional image originally shown by OutNow.ch. This shows a Knights Templar or Freemason medallion. I do not believe this medallion is shown in the film, but it is shown in a quick cut in the trailer, held by a hooded man in chainmail.

National Treasure: The Charlotte Note

Posted in Physical Object with tags , , on March 5, 2011 by Staff Writer

Here are two HD screencaps of the “The secret lies with Charlotte” note or scrap from the 2004 film “National Treasure.” One shows the note in 1832, the other shows the note in 1974.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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