History Film / BabylonAD

23rd Dec '17 9:10:24 AM JackG
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* AttackDrone: They patrol the Bering Strait, killing everything that moves whether wildlife or illegal infiltrators.

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* AttackDrone: They patrol the Bering Strait, [[ShootEverythingThatMoves killing everything that moves moves]] whether wildlife or illegal infiltrators.



* CheckpointCharlie: Toorop, Sister Rebeka and Aurora have to cross the Bering Strait, despite it being patrolled by {{Attack Drone}}s that kill everything that moves (literally, the drones killed two polar bears).

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* CheckpointCharlie: Toorop, Sister Rebeka and Aurora have to cross the Bering Strait, despite it being patrolled by {{Attack Drone}}s that kill everything that moves ShootEverythingThatMoves (literally, the drones killed two polar bears).
23rd Dec '17 9:07:58 AM JackG
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* ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics: A radiation-shielded train passes over a bridge built across a [[FailsafeFailure massive crater blasted by a nuclear power plant]]. While a cool scene it also [[FridgeLogic raises the question]] of the difficulties of building a bridge in such a highly-radioactive area (not to mention the expense of creating shielded trains) versus just building a detour. Also, of course, Nuclear reactors don't blow up.

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* ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics: A radiation-shielded train passes over a bridge built across a [[FailsafeFailure massive crater blasted by a nuclear power plant]]. While a [[RuleOfCool cool scene scene]] it also [[FridgeLogic raises the question]] of the difficulties of building a bridge in such a highly-radioactive area (not to mention the expense of creating shielded trains) versus just building a detour. Also, of course, Nuclear nuclear reactors don't blow up.
22nd Sep '17 6:30:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Toorop and Aurora. Not only is he OneHeadTaller, but probably twice her weight as well. Of course, he's a muscular veteran mercenary, and she's a sheltered young woman. It doesn't go beyond UnresolvedSexualTension, however.
10th Sep '17 8:31:21 AM BrainOnStandby
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* MessianicArchetype: Aurora fits this trope to a T, but that's because she's actually been genetically engineered by the Noelite sect who hope to create a real-life 'miracle' in order to become the [[TakeOverTheWorld dominant religion in the world]].

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* MessianicArchetype: Aurora fits this trope to a T, but that's because she's actually been genetically engineered by the Noelite Neolite sect who hope to create a real-life 'miracle' in order to become the [[TakeOverTheWorld dominant religion in the world]].
10th Sep '17 8:27:51 AM BrainOnStandby
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* TemptingFate: When the High Priestess of the Noelites threatens to kill Gorsky he scoffs it off, since he's so well-protected that she would pretty much have to drop a nuclear bomb on his head to do him in. Missile launch detected...

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* TemptingFate: When the High Priestess of the Noelites Neolites threatens to kill Gorsky he scoffs it off, since he's so well-protected that she would pretty much have to drop a nuclear bomb on his head to do him in. Missile launch detected...
24th Jul '17 3:19:35 PM Toli
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* JitterCam: How they edited the fight scenes to cover the actors varying levels of fighting ability.
11th Apr '17 5:29:59 AM TheTropingGopher
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*AmbiguousTimePeriod: The movie takes place sometime in the near future, but it's never exactly Stated what year it is or even what decade. All we know is that it's sometime after 2017.
11th Apr '17 5:25:06 AM TheTropingGopher
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*CoolGuns: Handguns in the future are shown as having to 'load' before they fire. No, literally. Shown on two notable occasions in the movie:
**In the intro, Toorop drags a gun merchant out into the street and accuses him of swindling him with a gun that doesn't work. Toorop proves this by pointing the gun at his face, where an increasingly loud beeping sound is heard, yet the gun fails to fire.
**Toward the finale, the High Priestess takes a gun from one of her Mooks and points it at Darquandier, threatening to kill him unless he snitches on Aurora. When he refuses, the gun is shown to have lights on the grip of the weapon, and the same beeping is heard. Unfortunately for Darquandier, this time the gun does fire.
10th Jan '17 9:14:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* IWantThemAlive: While we don't see the bad guy in question actually giving the order, this is definitely in play when a group of mercenaries break into Toorop's place to take him back to their boss, a Russian mobster/warlord named Gorsky. Toorop figures this out on his own because he recognizes one of the mercs.
-->'''Mercenary:''' [''says something in Russian'']
-->'''Toorop:''' No shit, Karl! If you wanted me dead you would have [[TheresNoKillLikeOverkill blown up the building]]!
4th Nov '16 4:45:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.

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* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to badass mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.
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