Recently released “Crimson Peak” has grabbed eyeballs for its eerie elements but we are not here to talk about the narrative, rather about the props the film has used and that has become the talking points long after the movie has been released. Like “Crimson Peak” we find out some more remarkable Hollywood movies where the props played a prominent role. Read the scoop to know in details.
We have enlisted “Star Wars,” “The Matrix” and some other films where props take the films to a next level.
THE ORNATE FOUNTAIN PEN in “CRIMSON PEAK”
Well, when as we start the discussion about “Crimson Peak”, the scary movie Edith Cushing has used the golden pen as an integral part of the spooky intrigue. The film sees Cushing’s character, Mia Wasikowska to be gifted an ornate fountain pen by her father, as she aspires to be an author but later the plot goes topsy-turvy and Edith uses the same pen to stab Lucille (Jessica Chastain), who had brutally murdered her father.
THE VOLLEY BALL in “CAST AWAY”
Who can forget the impressive friendship between a volleyball and Chuck Nolan in “Cast Away”? The Tom Hanks starrer sees Nolan (Hanks) to be left stranded on a remote island after a crash landing. He had nothing to rely on but his wits and skills of improvisation. In order to survive, Nolan painted a face on the ball and named him Wilson. His accompaniment with Wilson on the abandoned island becomes symbolic.
THE BLUE AND RED PILL in “THE MATRIX”
The Wachowski Brothers’ modern classic is undoubtedly the best in the “Matrix” series. One of the most famous scenes in the film involves a meeting where Morpheus offers Neo the Blue Pill or the Red Pill. The theme of the dream starts in the classic movie. This made the Red and Blue Pill became integral parts of that plot.
THE MASK in “FRIDAY THE 13TH”
“Friday The 13th” is a psychological horror where Jason, the antagonist of the movie, starts wearing a mask from the third installment of the series. The prop’s impact goes into a further extent even beyond the plot’s boundary. The getup has inspired lot of movies later to imbibe a weird prop for an aesthetic beauty in an anecdote.
THE RING in “THE LORD OF THE RINGS”
This prop was essentially what the movie was all about. It is the most famous ring in cinema history and of course, Middle Earth. Hardcore fans have even got wedding rings modeled after it.
THE LIGHTSABER in the “STAR WARS SERIES”
The lightsaber is a light energy weapon that only a Jedi such as Like Skywalker or Darth Vader could use. Lightsaber battles also comprised some of the most memorable scenes in all of the “Star Wars” films.
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