Odd List Ryan Lambie Feb 18, 2013
Beneath the high-gloss sci-fi of last year's Prometheus lurked a wealth of retro toy references...
Yes, we know Prometheus is old news now. But even as its release fades into history, we can't help returning to it now and again, to revel in its occasional flashes of inspiration as well as its quirkier occurrences, which even its staunchest defenders will surely admit it contains.
That Prometheus also provides the occasional nod to 80s toys is something we'd noted from its earlier trailers, and we immediately put it down to the film's designers obliquely acknowledging its roots in the 70s and 80s Alien franchise. But as we've subjected ourselves to repeat viewings, we've gradually noticed more and more pieces of set and prop design apparently inspired by retro toys from 20 or so years ago.
You may have noticed one or two of the things we've spotted below yourselves, »
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