Movie Article

Necessary Objects?

It’s the dog days of summer and the studios have hit the bottom of the barrel. This week: stuff that’s been dug up!

Pepsi

''Alien vs. Predator’s'' lead archaeologist finds a vintage bottle cap in the Mexican dirt, then wears it around his neck.

Trojans

The ''Without a Paddle'' buddies open their tree-house time capsule to rediscover this symbol of their boyhood wishful thinking.

Lacoste shirts

Hipsters resurrected the prep-staple crocodile; Anne Hathaway sports one in ''The Princess Diaries 2.''

Originally posted Sep 03, 2004 Published in issue #781 Sep 03, 2004 Order article reprints