On-screen code from the flicks
, with its prop purpose compared to what the program actually does. Above, Julian Assange changes the world in The Fifth Estate
by reading the source code of a disk usage utility. [via Waxy
I know it's not like a big deal or anything, but I have a question: has a movie or TV show ever sweated this detail? How many examples are there of a screen moment showing code that was fit for the intended purpose, even if it's just superficial pseudo movie-code or somesuch? PASSWORD OVERRIDE and Trinity using NMAP are mere Ceasars to the cinematic code-Augustuses you will inform us of.
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