History Film / AngelHeart

14th Feb '18 2:52:54 AM WoundedWolfgirl
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* AndShowItToYou: [[spoiler:How Johnny summoned The Devil -- ripping out Harry Angel's heart while it was still beating, and ''eating it''.]]

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* AndShowItToYou: [[spoiler:How [[spoiler:Part of the ritual for Johnny summoned The Devil to steal Harry's soul -- ripping out Harry Angel's heart while it was still beating, and ''eating it''.]]
11th Feb '18 7:19:01 PM AnotherGuy
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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Harry's "thing" with chickens. [[spoiler: After knowing the twist ending, it's [[FridgeBrilliance possible]] that Harry is afraid of chickens because the blood of a dead chicken was used when Johnny Favorite traded places with him.]]

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Harry's "thing" with chickens. [[spoiler: After knowing the twist ending, it's [[FridgeBrilliance possible]] that Harry is afraid of chickens because the blood of a dead chicken was used when Johnny Favorite traded places with him. Also, eggs are the symbol of the soul.]]
11th Feb '18 7:18:23 PM AnotherGuy
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* VisualPun: In one scene, Cyphre is eating an egg, and salts it. He spills some salt carelessly; Harry, without thinking, [[GeniusBonus picks some up and throws it over his shoulder.]]

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* VisualPun: In one scene, Cyphre is eating an egg, and salts it. He spills some salt carelessly; Harry, without thinking, [[GeniusBonus picks some up and throws it over his left shoulder.]]
24th Jan '18 4:02:03 AM AnotherGuy
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* ItGetsEasier: Inverted. Harry goes from being "AngstWhatAngst" about Fowler's grisly murder (even callously lighting his match with the dead man's shoe!), and increasingly paranoid and frightened with each successive murder, til he's full-on (deserved) {{Wangst}} at TheReveal.

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* ItGetsEasier: Inverted. Harry goes from being "AngstWhatAngst" about Fowler's grisly murder (even callously lighting his match with the dead man's shoe!), and gets increasingly paranoid and frightened with each successive murder, til he's full-on (deserved) {{Wangst}} at TheReveal.
24th Jan '18 4:01:06 AM AnotherGuy
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Upon release, the movie was controversial due to a sex scene with Lisa Bonet, [[ContractualPurity resulting in her being kicked off]] ''Series/TheCosbyShow''.

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Upon release, the movie was controversial due to a sex scene with Lisa Bonet, [[ContractualPurity resulting in her being kicked off]] ''Series/TheCosbyShow''.
''Series/TheCosbyShow''. The scene has to be edited down for the film to get an R rating for its theatrical release; video releases restored the scene to its full length.
23rd Jan '18 7:18:27 PM AnotherGuy
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* IWasNeverHere: Angel quickly gets rid of all the evidence he met Fowler by wiping his fingerprints and other telltale signs after he finds him murdered.
23rd Jan '18 7:16:23 PM AnotherGuy
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* ItGetsEasier: Inverted. Harry goes from being "AngstWhatAngst" about Fowler's grisly murder (even callously lighting his match with the dead man's shoe!), and increasingly paranoid and frightened with each successive murder, til he's full-on (deserved) {{Wangst}} at TheReveal.
23rd Jan '18 7:10:59 PM AnotherGuy
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* TwistEnding: [[spoiler: Harry Angel ''is'' Johnny Favorite. Every time Harry becomes the murderous Johnny, it's indicated by a fan stopping and rotating backwards.]]

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* TwistEnding: [[spoiler: Harry Angel ''is'' Johnny Favorite. Every time Harry becomes the murderous Johnny, it's indicated by a fan stopping and rotating backwards.backwards, and the sound of a beating heart.]]
23rd Jan '18 7:09:33 PM AnotherGuy
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* ClassicAntiHero: Mixed with AntiHero. Harry is a well-meaning PI who uses methods that skirt the law or even break it. He is a genuine NiceGuy who has one FatalFlaw. [[spoiler:That flaw being having the soul of an evil man trying to escape the Devil.]]

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* ClassicAntiHero: ClassicalAntiHero: Mixed with AntiHero. Harry is a well-meaning PI who uses methods that skirt the law or even break it. He is a genuine NiceGuy who has one FatalFlaw. [[spoiler:That flaw being having the soul of an evil man trying to escape the Devil.]]
23rd Jan '18 7:07:57 PM AnotherGuy
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* ClassicAntiHero: Mixed with AntiHero. Harry is a well-meaning PI who uses methods that skirt the law or even break it. He is a genuine NiceGuy who has one FatalFlaw. [[spoiler:That flaw being having the soul of an evil man trying to escape the Devil.]]
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