Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Movie In-Jokes: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

One of the fun games when watching movies is to spot references, secret messages and gags that filmmakers, film crews and actors can slip into movies to pay tribute to films they love, have a bit of fun with their previous work, or give the cinematic equivalent of a shout-out. Here's a spotter's guide to these inside jokes.

This time, we discover Steve Jobs had a role to play in determining the ultimate answer to life, the universe and everything as we peek at a sly bit of product placement in the film version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.