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22nd Apr '16 5:31:14 PM rjd1922
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* FantasticRacism: The song "Savages" takes this to its logical extreme.
-->'''Ratcliffe''': They're not like you and me, which means they must be evil! We must sound the drums of war!
-->'''Kekata''': They're different from us, which means they can't be trusted!
-->'''Powhatan''': We must sound the drums of war!
17th Apr '16 11:18:10 AM Cush1
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* NotDrawnToScale: The masts of the settlers' ship TOWER over the giant hardwoods of Virginia.
20th Mar '16 7:19:50 AM Toli
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* YouAreACreditToYourRace: John Smith and Pocahontas have this in their conversation about Savages.
1st Mar '16 3:37:50 PM Addicted94
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* DarkerAndEdgier: For two reasons. 1) *Savages* is the most brutal and intense song that addresses the themes of othering, xenophobia, and genocide. 2) Near the end of the movie, John Smith sacrifices himself by throwing himself in front of him and gets shot in the process.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: For two reasons. 1) *Savages* is the most brutal and intense song that addresses the themes of othering, xenophobia, and genocide. 2) Near the end of the movie, John Smith sacrifices himself by throwing himself in front of him Chief Powhatan and gets shot wounded in the process.
1st Mar '16 3:36:04 PM Addicted94
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* DarkerAndEdgier: For two reasons. 1) *Savages* is the most brutal and intense song that addresses the themes of othering, xenophobia, and genocide. 2) Near the end of the movie, John Smith sacrifices himself by throwing himself in front of him and gets shot in the process.
15th Jan '16 2:49:38 PM Anddrix
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before the opening title even comes on, we see a rat boarding the ship at the same time as Ratcliffe, [[ViewersAreMorons just in case you couldn't already tell he was evil]] by [[ObviouslyEvil the way he dressed and acted.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before the opening title even comes on, we see a rat boarding the ship at the same time as Ratcliffe, [[ViewersAreMorons just in case you couldn't already tell he was evil]] evil by [[ObviouslyEvil the way he dressed and acted.]]
7th Jan '16 10:27:45 PM MHarrington
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* NeverMyFault: [[spoiler:After accidentally shooting John, Ratcliffe refuses to accept blame for his actions. When the settlers bound, chain and gag him in preparation for return to England for treason, he angrily tells that ''they're'' the ones committing treason.]]
24th Nov '15 6:52:57 PM ange1eye5
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* BloodlessCarnage: Several characters are shot, sometimes fatally, with no blood or other visible sign of injury. This leads to a case of {{Narm}} with the "Savages" verse "I wonder if they even bleed" because... they ''don't''.

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* BloodlessCarnage: Several characters are shot, sometimes fatally, fatally (in [[spoiler: Kocoum's]] case), with no blood or other visible sign of injury. This leads to a case of {{Narm}} with the "Savages" verse "I wonder if they even bleed" because... they ''don't''.


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* ChekhovsLecture: John Smith tells Thomas to keep "Both eyes open" while shooting to shoot straight. Thomas whispers that advice while taking aim at Kocoum.


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* FantasticRacism: The song "Savages" takes this to its logical extreme.
-->'''Ratcliffe''': They're not like you and me, which means they must be evil! We must sound the drums of war!
-->'''Kekata''': They're different from us, which means they can't be trusted!
-->'''Powhatan''': We must sound the drums of war!


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: Thomas shoots Kocoum, which leads to the Indians capturing John and planning to execute him the next morning. Thomas tells the settlers and Ratcliffe decides to attack.]]
6th Nov '15 6:22:38 PM Thorion
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** The Powhatan too when you take into consideration what they did to the real Ratcliffe and the fact that they captured him by inviting him to a gathering and promising him corn.

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** The Powhatan too when you take into consideration what they did to the real Ratcliffe and the fact that they captured him by inviting him to a gathering and promising him him, a starving man, corn.
6th Nov '15 1:45:49 PM JoieDeCombat
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* [[AngryBlackMan Angry Native Girl]]: Pocahontas gives a rather tame example during "Colors of the Wind".
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