While watching James Bond in “A View to a Kill” last Thursday on WTBS, MacCentral reader Kevin Koepnick noticed that a seismologist (female and beautiful, of course) checks her computer to see what the earthquake center has for info.
“Lo and behold, it’s a spanking-new Apple IIc, and the earthquake data looks like the old classroom program, Quake!” Koepnick said. “I’m sureI have a copy somewhere on an old 5.25 floppy. Anyway, today I may drive a 500 MHz iMac SE now, but I’ll never give up my trusty IIc.”
Meanwhile, Paul Levin has seen Macs in “Austin Powers” and “American Pie.” He also notes that comedian Drew Carey mentions in his book, “Dirty Jokes and Beer,” that, “I couldn’t have done without: My Macintosh Computer (Macs Rule!)…”
The French film, “le placard,” by Weber features lots of G4 Macs with LCD screens, as well as iMacs, said Benoit Denayer.
He didn’t particularly like the flick, but David Schloss says “Sugar and Spice” includes a scene where the “brainy” Harvard bound cheerleader uses a Mac to watch a bank robbery film.
Finally, in the ad for the new “The Wedding Planner” film with Jennifer Lopez, an iMac was shown on a desk, notes Jolene Oleman.
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