Category: raiders of the lost ark

Illustrator Tom Jung.

Illustrator Tom Jung.

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Hollywood’s biggest night happens every February, as the world tunes in to watch the Academy Awards. Not all of our favorite movies of the year will win an Oscar, but plenty of them find their way to the tabletop.
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One of my favorite pastimes with friends is playing pop culture “counterfactuals.” For instance, what if, for whatever reason, Harrison Ford couldn’t be Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark? Like all counterfactuals this is fundamentally unprovable, but I strongly suspect that Spielberg and Marshall would have asked Spielberg’s friend William Atherton, who he worked with in Sugarland Express, to be Indiana Jones. He’s mostly known for character acting in Ghostbusters and Die Hard, but prior to Ghostbusters, he’d been a leading man, playing rangy, rugged cowboys, and he even did period, in Day of the Locust.