History BLAM / Film

27th May '17 11:05:47 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' has a scene where Mary loses her bathrobe and has to hide naked inside a bush. It's not at all plot-relevant [[MoodWhiplash and the next scene is about]] [[spoiler:George's father having died of a stroke]]. George even lampshades it: "This is a very interesting situation I'm in!"
* The 2010 Danish movie ''InABetterWorld'', perhaps best known for winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Film has a mild example. During an argument between Christian and Elias, Christian finishes off the argument by saying "...and stop texting me". We didn't see them exchange numbers or using cell phones ever before that line, and take a wild guess as to whether or not you see it after the line (and if it's mentioned).

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* ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' has a scene where Mary loses her bathrobe and has to hide naked inside a bush. It's not at all plot-relevant [[MoodWhiplash and the next scene is about]] [[spoiler:George's father having died of a stroke]]. George even lampshades it: "This is a very interesting situation I'm in!"
* The 2010 Danish movie ''InABetterWorld'', ''Film/InABetterWorld'', perhaps best known for winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Film has a mild example. During an argument between Christian and Elias, Christian finishes off the argument by saying "...and stop texting me". We didn't see them exchange numbers or using cell phones ever before that line, and take a wild guess as to whether or not you see it after the line (and if it's mentioned).
25th May '17 4:32:28 PM rva98014
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* ''{{Disney/Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film, although it is very key to the plot.
17th May '17 4:54:45 PM SithPanda16
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* The special edition of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' adds one of these in the form of a randomly inserted musical sequence involving a big-lipped alien chick in a bikini who looks rather similar to an alligator (She's in the original edition too, along with a different, shorter musical number). As seen here: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV0LD-QAzg0 "Lapti Nek"]], the original musical number in the 1983 version.
** The musical sequence does have an in-universe justification, as it's entertainment for Jabba the Hutt. Why it needed to be expanded in the movie is a BLAM.
*** The musical sequence provides the background for Oola's rejection of Jabba's advances, which leads directly to the (off-screen) introduction of the Rancor. That foreshadowing of the giant monster in the pit makes the later scene with Luke all the more successful.

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* The special edition of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' adds one of these in the form of a randomly inserted musical sequence involving a big-lipped alien chick in a bikini who looks rather similar to an alligator (She's in the original edition too, along with a different, shorter musical number). As seen here: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV0LD-QAzg0 "Lapti Nek"]], the original musical number in the 1983 version.
** The musical sequence does have an in-universe justification, as it's entertainment for Jabba
version. Although it can be argued that the Hutt. Why it needed to be expanded in the movie is a BLAM.
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musical sequence provides the background for Oola's rejection of Jabba's advances, which leads directly to the (off-screen) introduction of the Rancor. That The foreshadowing of the giant monster in the pit makes the later scene with Luke all the more successful.



** ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace''
*** There is a pointless scene of ComicBook/LexLuthor dancing with a woman who is dressed as UsefulNotes/MarieAntoinette. Sad to say, this is one of the movie's lesser problems... On the DVD you can watch a bizarre subplot about the first version of Nuclear Man, which was cut from the final film. Say what you will about ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'', the deleted scenes show that it could have been much worse.

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** ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace''
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''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'' has a pointless scene of ComicBook/LexLuthor dancing with a woman who is dressed as UsefulNotes/MarieAntoinette. Sad to say, this is one of the movie's lesser problems... On the DVD you can watch a bizarre subplot about the first version of Nuclear Man, which was cut from the final film. Say what you will about ''Film/SupermanIVTheQuestForPeace'', the deleted scenes show that it could have been much worse.
10th May '17 4:37:02 PM Kafkesque
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* In ''Film/MenInBlackII'', Zed (Rip Torn) unleashes a gravity-defying juggling kick to the BigBad. The movie gives no explanation to how he does this and feels jarring considering every other human character is treated realistically.

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* In ''Film/MenInBlackII'', Zed (Rip Torn) unleashes a gravity-defying juggling kick to the BigBad. The movie gives no explanation to how he does this and feels jarring considering every other human character is treated realistically. The villain [[NoSell No Sells]] it, so Zed gets captured regardless.
19th Apr '17 8:24:24 PM SAMAS
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* ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'' has the appearance of a big carnivorous lizard who tries to eat Zak while singing an extended song about eating him in various ways. The Nostalgia Critic's crossover review of this film with the Nostalgia Chick coined the term when it was compared to ''All Dogs Go To Heaven.''

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* ''WesternAnimation/FernGullyTheLastRainforest'' has the appearance of a big carnivorous lizard who tries to eat Zak while singing an extended song about eating him in various ways.ways(and voiced by incredibly deep-voiced rapper Tone Loc). The Nostalgia Critic's crossover review of this film with the Nostalgia Chick coined the term when it was compared to ''All Dogs Go To Heaven.''
11th Apr '17 5:00:43 PM Nulono
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** InsideOut features the brief trip through the realm of Abstract Thought.
31st Mar '17 4:15:59 PM jormis29
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* In spite of being a psychedelic-era art film, ''Zabriskie Point'' has a coherent enough plot for two very explicit {{B|igLippedAlligatorMoment}}LAMs to be seen.

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* In spite of being a psychedelic-era art film, ''Zabriskie Point'' ''Film/ZabriskiePoint'' has a coherent enough plot for two very explicit {{B|igLippedAlligatorMoment}}LAMs to be seen.
13th Mar '17 9:28:38 AM DaveE
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* ''{{Disney/Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film.

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* ''{{Disney/Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film.film, although it is very key to the plot.
24th Feb '17 11:25:54 PM irrevenant
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' ''{{Disney/Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film.
24th Feb '17 11:16:36 PM irrevenant
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* ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}'' has a rather infamous scene where Timothy and Dumbo get drunk. Dumbo starts blowing bubbles with his trunk, and one of them changes into a Pink Elephant. What insues is nonsensical and terrifying, with the Pink Elephants antics getting wilder and more erratic as the scene continues, until the climax, when they turn into vehicles for some reason, and all crash into each other. The scene is never referred to for the rest of the film, and is arguably the most famous example of a BLAM, even when compared to the Trope Namer.

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* ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}'' has a rather infamous scene where Timothy and Dumbo get drunk. Dumbo starts blowing bubbles with his trunk, and one of them changes into a Pink Elephant. What insues ensues is nonsensical and terrifying, with the Pink Elephants antics getting wilder and more erratic as the scene continues, until the climax, when they turn into vehicles for some reason, and all crash into each other. The scene is never referred to for the rest of the film, and is arguably the most famous example of a BLAM, even when compared to the Trope Namer.


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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' features a musical number, "Shiny" by Tamatoa (played by Jemaine Clement of FlightOfTheConchords fame) which is... odd and not at all in keeping with the tone of the rest of the film.
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