This movie is replete with hidden allusions to other movies director Tim Burton has been involved in.
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Right at the beginning, when a number of lures are in the water, Jack Skellington's skull face appears as a reflection... more
At beginning of the movie Big Fish there are fish hooks which are fishing for that large catfish. After the catfish flies across the screen you will notice that on a fish hook on the left there is a reflection of Jack Skellington, director Tim Burtons... more
The boy who played the banjo boy in Deliverance can be seen (now as an old man) and heard for a few seconds in the hidden town "Spectre". He is sitting on a porch with the banjo on his knees, and you can hear the first tones of "Duelling Banjos".