Dust in the wind: 13 on-screen cremation calamities
The A.V. Club -

There’s just no relief for the fictional dead. If it’s not deceased dragons being lifted from their watery graves, then it’s a modern prometheus sculpting new life out of old cadavers, or a melancholy Dane slipping into reminiscence while gripping the skull of a late court jester. Cremation ought to deliver one from such posthumous embarrassment, and yet the annals of pop culture are teeming with troubled cremains: Urns tipped over, ashes improperly spread and/or accidentally (but not always...

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