History Film / Cthulhu

19th Jun '16 1:56:13 PM nombretomado
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** The movie contains an estate auction that includes an item that might be the key to an ancient conspiracy. [[ThomasPynchon Its lot number is 49, of course.]] For an added bonus, [[spoiler:the end of the scene makes sense as an alternate ending for ''The Crying of Lot 49''.]]

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** The movie contains an estate auction that includes an item that might be the key to an ancient conspiracy. [[ThomasPynchon [[Creator/ThomasPynchon Its lot number is 49, of course.]] For an added bonus, [[spoiler:the end of the scene makes sense as an alternate ending for ''The Crying of Lot 49''.]]
24th Oct '15 9:24:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* DoesntLikeGuns: When Mike suggests Russell [[GenreSavvy take a pistol with him]] to investigate an AbandonedWarehouse [[DarknessEqualsDeath in the middle of the night]], he's annoyed that Mike even owns one.

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* DoesntLikeGuns: When Mike suggests Russell [[GenreSavvy take a pistol with him]] him to investigate an AbandonedWarehouse [[DarknessEqualsDeath in the middle of the night]], he's annoyed that Mike even owns one.
2nd Jun '15 10:38:29 AM Morgenthaler
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17th May '15 10:47:34 PM WanderingBrowser
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* WhenTreesAttack: The tree-like creature glimpsed on a couple of occasions is presumably Shub-Niggurath (The Black Goat of the Woods [[MotherOfAThousandYoung with a Thousand Young]]).

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* WhenTreesAttack: The tree-like creature glimpsed on a couple of occasions is presumably a Dark Young of Shub-Niggurath (The Black Goat of the Woods [[MotherOfAThousandYoung with a Thousand Young]]).
6th Jun '14 2:05:16 AM CharlesPhipps
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* BearsAreBadNews:
** Inverted. We see polar bears swimming behind glass, and while it's not clear what they're supposed to represent in the movie, they do look beautiful.

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* BearsAreBadNews:
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* BearsAreBadNews:
Inverted. We see polar bears swimming behind glass, and while it's not clear what they're supposed to represent in the movie, they do look beautiful.


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** [[spoiler: He's telling the truth about losing the ability to use his legs. He implies the Order will give them back to him if his wife births a child--which she did and they apparently lived up to their end of the bargain.]]
3rd Jun '14 7:32:34 AM Odon
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* StalkerWithATestTube: Susan asks Russell to be a ChosenConceptionPartner; he's squicked out and refuses, only to get drugged and raped by Susan.
4th Mar '14 11:35:48 PM FordPrefect
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Russell Marsh, a homosexual professor of history in Seattle, returns to his hometown of [[TownWithADarkSecret Rivermouth]], Oregon after a long estrangement from his family to execute his late mother's estate. He becomes reaquainted with his childhood friend and lover Mike, and over the next few days becomes aware that his father's New Age cult, [[ReligionOfEvil The Esoteric Order of Dagon]], is planning to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.

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Russell Marsh, a homosexual professor of history in Seattle, returns to his hometown of [[TownWithADarkSecret Rivermouth]], Oregon after a long estrangement from his family to execute his late mother's estate. He becomes reaquainted reacquainted with his childhood friend and lover Mike, and over the next few days becomes aware that his father's New Age cult, [[ReligionOfEvil The Esoteric Order of Dagon]], is planning to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.
22nd Sep '13 9:57:16 AM Matchstick
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!!Tropes in this movie include:

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!!Tropes in this movie include:
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!!''Cthulhu'' contains examples of the following:



* WhenTreesAttack: The tree-like creature glimpsed on a couple of occasions is presumably Shub-Niggurath (The Black Goat of the Woods [[MotherOfAThousandYoung with a Thousand Young]]).

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* WhenTreesAttack: The tree-like creature glimpsed on a couple of occasions is presumably Shub-Niggurath (The Black Goat of the Woods [[MotherOfAThousandYoung with a Thousand Young]]).Young]]).

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22nd Mar '13 9:15:29 PM VPhantom
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* BearsAreBadNews:
** Inverted. We see polar bears swimming behind glass, and while it's not clear what they're supposed to represent in the movie, they do look beautiful.
** Probably has something to do with how a radio broadcast at the start of the film implies the last polar bear in the wild died so only those in captivity remain. One could tie that to humanity's situation by the end of the film...



* EverythingsWorseWithBears: Inverted. We see polar bears swimming behind glass, and while it's not clear what they're supposed to represent in the movie, they do look beautiful.
** Probably has something to do with how a radio broadcast at the start of the film implies the last polar bear in the wild died so only those in captivity remain. One could tie that to humanity's situation by the end of the film...
6th Mar '13 1:14:12 PM Anarquistador
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The movie is basically the classic tale of a gay man rejecting his close-minded small town and its lifestyle and values. It's just that in this case, those small-town values include [[spoiler: membership in an apocalyptic sea cult and churning out a few mutant kids.]]
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