As the saying goes: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it – and the same goes for movie props. With dozens of blockbusters released every year, it only makes sense for studios and producers to reuse sets, weapons, gadgets, or props, but fans aren’t usually meant to notice them. You’d be surprised to see how many of your favorite movies were filled with recycled material, but more often than not, it only makes watching them even better. Here are Screen Rant’s 10 Movies That Stole Their Props From Other Films.
DIY Perks demonstrates how to build a pretty sophisticated camera slider.
Personally I would replace the copper pipe with something more rigid. Oh drop or something heavy drops on it and you have a dent that will make your slider virtually useless. Instead you can buy carbon fiber pipe on eBay in virtually any diameter.
It is a well known fact that Quentin Tarantino is a self-proclaimed cinephile. But the writer/director’s love for cinema is most obviously expressed through his own films. In addition to showing his characters spending a great deal of time discussing cinema, Tarantino’s films are jam-packed with homages and visual references to the movies that have intrigued him throughout his life.
Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Keaton have shared the screen several times, in comedies like “The Other Guys” or dramas such as Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown.” Jackson is reunited with Tarantino for “The Hateful Eight,” in which he plays a bounty hunter in post-Civil War Wyoming. Keaton leads an impressive ensemble in “Spotlight,” Tom McCarthy’s drama about Boston Globe reporters who broke the story of the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child molestation by priests.