History Film / BartonFink

25th Jun '16 6:19:49 PM AJD
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* SurrealHorror: much of what happens in the Hotel Earle has elements of this, especially the peeling wallpaper and the behaviors of Charlie and Chet. Notice that when Barton makes his noise complaint about Charlie to Chet, Chet apparently knocks on Charlie's door ''immediately'' after the phone call ends.

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* SurrealHorror: much of what happens in the Hotel Earle has elements of this, especially the peeling wallpaper and the behaviors of Charlie and Chet. Notice that when Barton makes his noise complaint about Charlie to Chet, Chet apparently knocks on Charlie's door ''immediately'' after the phone call ends.
6th Jun '16 2:45:07 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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''Barton Fink'' provides examples of:

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''Barton !!''Barton Fink'' provides examples of:



30th May '16 7:08:20 AM pratchettgaiman
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* DeadpanSnarker: the two detectives are a ridiculously hostile example
30th May '16 7:04:23 AM pratchettgaiman
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* SurrealHorror: much of what happens in the Hotel Earle has elements of this, especially the peeling wallpaper and the behaviors of Charlie and Chet. Notice that when Barton makes his noise complaint about Charlie to Chet, Chet apparently knocks on Charlie's door ''immediately'' after the phone call ends.
20th May '16 5:16:11 PM lledsmar
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20th May '16 5:16:05 PM lledsmar
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** Common Man and AaronCopland, anyone?

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** Common Man and AaronCopland, Music/AaronCopland, anyone?



* WritersSuck: Ben Geisler certainly thinks so. Fink himself is a self-pitying, pompous hypocrite.

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* WritersSuck: Ben Geisler certainly thinks so. Fink himself is a self-pitying, pompous hypocrite.
hypocrite. Then again, WritersAreWriters.
20th May '16 5:14:26 PM lledsmar
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* Common Man and AaronCopland, anyone?

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* ** Common Man and AaronCopland, anyone?
20th May '16 5:13:51 PM lledsmar
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* Common Man and AaronCopland, anyone?
20th May '16 5:04:40 PM lledsmar
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!!''Barton Fink'' provides examples of:

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!!''Barton ''Barton Fink'' provides examples of:



* TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood: At it's worst.



-->'''[[spoiler:Charlie/Mundt]]''': ''I'LL SHOW YOU THE LIFE OF THE MIND!''

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-->'''[[spoiler:Charlie/Mundt]]''': ''I'LL ''LOOK UPON ME! I'LL SHOW YOU THE LIFE OF THE MIND!''



* ThrowItIn: The bird diving into the ocean at the end wasn't planned.
10th May '16 10:23:49 AM Oxxi
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* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler:Mundt methodically kills everyone Fink respects or cares about because of a noise complaint. He also murders an ear doctor because of an argument over the co-pay. It's implied this is the reason for most of his murders, regardless of what he says otherwise.]]



** Goodman's line went something like:
--> You think you're in hell, I live here.
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