History Film / ABronxTale

31st Jul '17 4:25:31 PM kquinn0830
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* IDidWhatIHadToDo: Sonny's reason to C why he got mobbed up and why the gangster life wouldn't be the best path for C to take.
13th Jul '17 8:57:06 PM kquinn0830
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* AxCrazy: C's friend Mario, who is even called Crazy Mario in the neighborhood.

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* AxCrazy: AxCrazy:
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C's friend Mario, who is even called Crazy Mario in the neighborhood.



** Slick is probably even crazier, seeing as he acts as the leader of the group and instigates everything. At one point he talks about a kid that owes him money that he wants to beat up and when C reiterates the advice Sonny gave him earlier when he faced the same situation, Slick tells him he'll beat up the guy anyway.



* ButForMeItWasTuesday: At the end of the film, Sonny [[spoiler:is shot by the son of the man he murdered in front of C]], long after he, and the audience, had forgotten about it.

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At the end of the film, Sonny [[spoiler:is shot by the son of the man he murdered in front of C]], long after he, and the audience, had forgotten about it.it.
** Discussed by C in the final line. While the events of the film were a big part of his life and shaped his entire character, the people in the neighborhood consider everything "just another Bronx tale."
11th Apr '17 9:52:03 PM Anorgil
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* PrisonsAreGymnasiums: Sonny mentions that lifting weights is one of very few things you can do when you're in the joint.
30th Mar '17 12:16:56 PM kquinn0830
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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:C's friends were so stupid with the Molotovs that they deserved to die for that alone, aside from all their other racist Jerk Assery]].

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:C's friends were so stupid with the Molotovs that they deserved to die for that alone, aside from all their other racist Jerk Assery]].Assery. Notably, Mario decides to ''roll'' a cocktail through the club door instead of throwing it so it will explode on impact. The gives one of the men inside the chance to pick it up and toss it back at the punks' car]].
30th Mar '17 9:54:11 AM kquinn0830
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* EvilParentsWantGoodKids: C isn't actually Sonny's son but Sonny treats him like one and makes it clear that he does not want C to become involved in mob life.
26th Mar '17 2:19:58 PM kquinn0830
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* FreezeFrameBonus: If you watch the scene where C witnesses Sonny killing a man closely, [[spoiler:you can see that the guy who gets hit with the bat is Creator/JoePesci.]]
25th Mar '17 6:49:30 PM kquinn0830
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* SomeOfMyBestFriendsAre: Lorenzo tells C he isn't prejudiced, noting how he gets along great with the black people who ride his bus. C calls b.s. on that since the fact Lorenzo is uncomfortable with mixed marriage proves he has some prejudice.

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* SomeOfMyBestFriendsAre: SomeOfMyBestFriendsAreX: Lorenzo tells C he isn't prejudiced, noting how he gets along great with the black people who ride his bus. C calls b.s. on that since the fact Lorenzo is uncomfortable with mixed marriage proves he has some prejudice.
10th Jan '17 8:05:46 PM kquinn0830
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* SomeOfMyBestFriendsAre: Lorenzo tells C he isn't prejudiced, noting how he gets along great with the black people who ride his bus. C calls b.s. on that since the fact Lorenzo is uncomfortable with mixed marriage proves he has some prejudice.
10th Jan '17 7:12:29 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: 1960s attitudes regarding race are a major factor in the movie's conflict.
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