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All the Visual Echoes Between the Original Indiana Jones Movies and Crystal Skull    

Some things never change.

Still taken from the video.

Let’s get this out of the way: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was an abomination that we’d usually prefer to pretend never happened. But right now, we’ll make an exception, as this fan-made video from filmmaker Pablo Fernández Eyre is a fascinating look at all of the visual callbacks the film managed to work in. Whether you think Crystal Skull was just shamelessly tapping into our nostalgia centers or whether you think there’s something deeper going on here, the video points out a number of echoes you probably never consciously noticed.

Of course, Crystal Skull is far from alone in striving for this kind of symmetry and in stimulating these kinds of feelings of déjà vu. You may recall another video from Eyre, where he gave the Star Wars franchise the same treatment: