When I saw the movie Savages, my jaw dropped as I watched Salma Hayek's queen-pin character slather her face in a thick layer of La Mer Crème de la Mer from a jar that retails for more than $500 CAd.
Thanks to my beautygeeks-gig, that scene will forever be my first mental flash whenever anyone mentions Savages, Salma Hayek or La Mer. (The second is that La Mer sources seaweed from Canada.) Movie beauty-moment memories are, you might say, an occupational hazard.
X-Men: Days of Future Past was on TV the other day. I'd seen it in the theatre, but it took seeing it on the small screen for me to notice something off about Wolverine. No, not off as in his clothes, although obviously on the giant theatre screen I'd been distracted by Hugh Jackman's insane physique.
The other night, watching on my 27-inch television, I frowned and asked aloud: "why does Wolverine have sun damage? He's supposed to heal instantly – look there he goes with the bullet holes. So why are his neck and upper chest still reddened from UV exposure?"
Oh, I also need someone to explain how Wolverine's pants survived the same Phoenix-generated supernatural fire that burned away the top of his uniform and his skin in X-Men: The Last Stand.
Serious stuff to ponder on Labour Day, I know. *sigh*
Do beauty-related questions infiltrate your brain when you watch movies? Are there specific brands or product-related moments that stand out for you long after you've forgotten the rest of the film?