Though Arnold Schwarzenegger himself brought to light most of the subtle themes of Total Recall (the theme of "I continuously used him as a human shield, and then I threw him down," for example), here's at least one his in-depth commentary missed: the repetition of breaking glass. Perhaps as visual metaphor for Quaid's fractured mind, perhaps because all this glass shattering all over looks pretty cool, the Paul Verhoeven film has so, so many instances of glass being ruined.
The reason I'm suddenly aware of this? Because all that glass-breaking has now been compiled into one video montage of non-stop shatters. Have a look below, but don't forget to wear shoes! Haha! Because of all the broken glass.
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Does Superman's Kryptonian dog, Krypto, have super dog poops? Good question! And one that's explored in Brett Underhill's charming little animated short, Superman's Best Friend. It's not exactly unsafe for work, but just so you know, the film does include depictions of Krypto's... / Continue →
To be included with the home video release of The Avengers, Item 47 is the latest Marvel One-Shot short that--like A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer--provides some exposition between the cash register noises of the big Marvel tentpole films. This one stars Lizz... / Continue →