History Film / BulletsOverBroadway

20th Jan '18 2:26:17 PM ClintEastwood
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[[TheRoaringTwenties In the 1920s]], idealist playwright David Shayne (Creator/JohnCusack) moves to New York City to produce a play. He and his girlfriend Ellen (Mary-Louise Parker) fit in well enough in the show business world and David finds a mentor in Sheldon Flender (Rob Reiner), a bohemian artist who says that artists can get away with things normal people can't [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because artists live in their own moral universe]].

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[[TheRoaringTwenties In the 1920s]], idealist playwright David Shayne (Creator/JohnCusack) moves to New York City to produce a play. He and his girlfriend Ellen (Mary-Louise Parker) fit in well enough in the show business world and David finds a mentor in Sheldon Flender (Rob Reiner), (Creator/RobReiner), a bohemian artist who says that artists can get away with things normal people can't [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible because artists live in their own moral universe]].


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* AuthorAvatar: David Shayne for Creator/WoodyAllen. Creator/MarkKermode has said that people are wrong when they say that Allen's not in the film - he is, he's just played by Creator/JohnCusack.
25th May '17 4:29:35 PM WildeOscar
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* SapientPet: Eden seems to think her chihuahua is this.
-->'''Eden''': And to think I didn't believe you at first!
--> ''(said when Warner gets caught stealing her dog treats)''
25th May '17 4:25:26 PM WildeOscar
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* PrettyInMink: Olive, Eden and especially Helen Sinclair have some very nice looking furs.
14th Apr '17 9:12:45 PM AnotherGuy
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* MostAnnoyingSound: Invoked by Cheech on Olive's voice. [[spoiler: "Thank God I don't have to listen to her talk anymore."]]
14th Apr '17 9:09:43 PM AnotherGuy
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* BadBadActing: Olive, and it's not an InformedAbility. We get to see how bad she is - '''HA!'''

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* BadBadActing: Olive, and it's not an InformedAbility.InformedFlaw. We get to see how bad she is - '''HA!'''
14th Apr '17 9:07:01 PM AnotherGuy
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* BrickJoke: The musical cue of "Up A Lazy River" insures you know exactly what is going to happen to [[spoiler: Olive]]. It's still funny when it happens.
14th Apr '17 9:03:44 PM AnotherGuy
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Flender asks early in the film if you could choose a great play over someone's life. [[spoiler: Cheech murders someone over making sure a play is great.]]
2nd Jan '17 1:49:57 AM SeptimusHeap
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* IronicEcho: "Don't speak. Don't speak. Don't speak." Doubles as a FreudWasRight.

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* IronicEcho: "Don't speak. Don't speak. Don't speak." Doubles as a FreudWasRight.
29th Sep '16 9:59:41 AM Mdumas43073
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18th Mar '16 4:01:09 PM AnotherGuy
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-->'''Warner:''' Before we start...
-->'''Olive:''' Yeah?
-->''(Warner pulls a turkey leg out of his pocket and eats it)''
-->'''Olive:''' What? Oh. Just a... a little poultry. ''(giggles)''
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