Arts, Entertainment, Living
Last week the filmed-in-Pittsburgh movie "Unstoppable" arrived on DVD. I finally got around to seeing it at a second-run theater not long before the DVD release and I was interested to see how prevalent the use of local news was throughout the film.
For Pittsburgh viewers, there was no doubt a moment of gleeful recognition when WTAE anchor Mike Clark popped up on screen and when former WTAE reporter Ellen Gamble appeared to play a reporter.
I also had fun playing spot-the-local TV news elements in some background shots where the WPXI news open was visible. A Channel 11 live truck also made a cameo, although I think the reporter was an actor not a local TV news person.
But one thing did drive me nuts because the movie got this spectacularly wrong. Read on after the jump. ...