History Film / FourteenOhEight

4th Aug '16 12:33:31 PM Malady
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* WeakToFire: [[spoiler:This is how the room is finally destroyed]].
3rd Jul '16 12:32:19 AM DeathMetalAlchemist
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** The Dolphin is at 2254 Lexington. Also, the metal plate inside the door's lock is engraved with "6214." [[RuleOfThree And]], [[NoFourthWall the DVD's run time]] is 104 minutes, 8 seconds (1 + 04 + 8 = 13). The director's cut clocks in at around 112 minutes: 1 + 12 = 13.

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** The Dolphin is at 2254 Lexington. Also, the metal plate inside the door's lock is engraved with "6214." [[RuleOfThree And]], [[NoFourthWall the DVD's run time]] is 104 minutes, 8 seconds (1 + 04 + 8 = 13, or 104 / 8 = 13). The director's cut clocks in at around 112 minutes: 1 + 12 = 13.
24th May '16 4:09:57 AM Rmpdc
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* [[EarnYourHappyEnding Earn your]] [[BittersweetEnding Bittersweet Ending]]: The revised ending has Mike survive his ordeal, albeit injured. He moves to Los Angeles with Lily, where both of them realize that Mike's ordeal was indeed real.
21st May '16 6:00:33 PM erforce
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** To the fridge scene from Film/{{Ghostbusters}}.
** There's a small blink-and-you-miss-it reference to the original short story. When Enslin is walking down the hall to the room for the first time, he is shuffling through his notes. On one page is a line from the original short story from when Enslin first begins to feel the effects from the room.

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** To the fridge scene from Film/{{Ghostbusters}}.
''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''.
** There's a small blink-and-you-miss-it reference to the [[Literature/FourteenOhEight original short story.story]]. When Enslin is walking down the hall to the room for the first time, he is shuffling through his notes. On one page is a line from the original short story from when Enslin first begins to feel the effects from the room.
1st May '16 10:28:16 AM AtticusOmundson
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* KillItWithFire: Used in both the short story and the movie to escape the room... but in slightly different fashions. In a "blink and you miss it" foreshadowing, when the post office is being torn down to reveal the room, one of the bricks on the wall has "Burn it alive" written on it. This is also shown when the room is first encased in brick, outside the living area window [[spoiler: which is the only one in the room at the time]].

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* KillItWithFire: Used in both the short story and the movie to escape the room... but in slightly different fashions. In a "blink and you miss it" foreshadowing, when the post office is being torn down to reveal the room, one of the bricks on the wall has "Burn it me alive" written on it. This is also shown when the room is first encased in brick, outside the living area window [[spoiler: which is the only one in the room at the time]].
20th Mar '16 1:37:49 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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** Another one people seem to miss: According to Olin, there was a total of 56 deaths in 1408, while [[spoiler: Mike would have been the 57th victim, had Lily come up to the room as well, it would have added up to 58. 5 + 8 = 13]].
31st Jan '16 3:25:00 PM 69BookWorM69
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* FeedbackRule: Happens when a bookstore clerk grabs a mic to announce the hero's autograph session for that night.
30th Jan '16 3:16:21 AM JakesBrain
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** It's stated these are civil rights laws, to prevent a hotel from refusing to admit someone (or give them an inferior room) on the basis of race, for instance.

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** It's stated these are civil rights laws, originally intended to prevent a hotel from refusing to admit someone (or give giving them an inferior room) on the basis of race, for instance.
17th Oct '15 3:49:20 PM eroock
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22nd Aug '15 11:49:53 AM ham-peas
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* StrawVulcan: Enslin is a scientifically minded skeptic and atheist, and the narrative of the film is set up to show that his worldview is a foolish one, and that his skepticism was his own undoing, and he would have been better served to have heeded the warning of superstition.
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* StrawVulcan: Subverted. Enslin is a scientifically minded skeptic presents himself, to himself and atheist, and to others, as an atheist with a skeptical, highly rationalistic perspective on the narrative world, but his true hamartia is his arrogance; he dismisses Olin's warnings without really considering them because his preconceptions make them sound to him like superstitious nonsense, i.e., ghost stories. A genuine skeptical rationalist would consider that Olin's experience as the hotel manager gives him a better claim to authority on the subject of the film is set up to show that his worldview is titular room than anyone who hasn't spent a foolish one, and that his skepticism was his own undoing, and he night in it -- and, if nothing else, a genuine skeptical rationalist would have been better served consider that $800 worth of XO cognac is a hell of a long way to have heeded the warning of superstition.
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go to put over a ghost story.
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