History Film / GhostTown

23rd Apr '16 11:13:13 PM caivu
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* DiceRollDeath: Double-subverted. At the beginning, Frank dodges out of the way of a falling air conditioner... by unknowingly jumping into the street, where he promptly gets hit by a bus.

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* DiceRollDeath: Double-subverted. At the beginning, Frank dodges out of the way of a falling air conditioner... by unknowingly jumping into the street, where he promptly gets hit by a bus. See also TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath, below.



* TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath: What happened to Frank. He narrowly misses getting his skull caved in by a falling air conditioner. While he's marveling about this, he's hit by a truck.

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* TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath: What happened to Frank. He narrowly misses getting his skull caved in by a falling air conditioner. While he's marveling about this, he's hit by a truck.bus.
23rd Apr '16 11:09:10 PM caivu
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* DiceRollDeath: Double-subverted. At the beginning, Frank dodges out of the way of a falling air conditioner... by unknowingly jumping into the street, where he promptly gets hit by a bus.
9th Feb '16 7:01:58 PM jaysonn260
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* RomanticComedy: Subverted hard. For a time, the movie progresses like a quirky but typical romantic comedy - Pincus meets Gwen while just trying to deal with her ex-husband, but falls in love with her, starts a relationship based on a lie and has to deal with her perfect boyfriend, etc. However, after the point where he has to reveal the truth the movie suddenly takes a hard right into being about ''Pincus'' becoming a better person rather than their relationship, with his treatment of Gwen being one consequence of that. In the end the movie leaves it entirely up in the air whether Pincus and Gwen get together or not.

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* RomanticComedy: Subverted hard.Subverted. For a time, the movie progresses like a quirky but typical romantic comedy - Pincus meets Gwen while just trying to deal with her ex-husband, but falls in love with her, starts a relationship based on a lie and has to deal with her perfect boyfriend, etc. However, after the point where he has to reveal the truth the movie suddenly takes a hard right into being about ''Pincus'' becoming a better person rather than their relationship, with his treatment of Gwen being one consequence of that. In the end the movie leaves it entirely up in the air whether Pincus and Gwen get together or not.
6th Dec '15 10:10:48 AM Morgenthaler
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8th Nov '15 11:19:51 AM SparkyYoungUpstart
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* InsistentTerminology: Pincus was dead for ''a bit less'' than seven minutes.
3rd Nov '15 11:30:09 PM Fireblood
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* SimSimSalabim: Pincus seems to follow this mentality when asking fellow dentist Dr. Prashar for advice:
-->'''Pincus:''' Dr. Prashar - you're from a... scary country, right?
-->[pause]
-->'''Dr. Prashar:''' I'm from India...
-->'''Pincus:''' But, you're not... Christian, like us?
-->[pause]
-->'''Dr. Prashar:''' I'm a Hindu...
-->'''Pincus:''' Yeah. So, um, how would you extract information from a hostile?
-->'''Dr. Prashar:''' Well... as a... Hindu person... I would just... ask him... politely...
29th Sep '15 9:24:09 PM KnownUnknown
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* RomanticComedy: Subverted hard. For a time, the movie progresses like a quirky but typical romantic comedy - Pincus meets Gwen while just trying to deal with her ex-husband, but falls in love with her, starts a relationship based on a lie and has to deal with her perfect boyfriend, etc. However, after the point where he has to reveal the truth the movie suddenly takes a hard right into being about ''Pincus'' becoming a better person rather than their relationship, with his treatment of Gwen being one consequence of that. In the end the movie leaves it entirely up in the air whether Pincus and Gwen get together or not.



* UnfinishedBusiness: Why Walter is seeing all these ghosts. They all have some Unfinished Business that they needed to take care of--something that they didn't do or say. After Walter helps them, they disappear.

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* UnfinishedBusiness: Why Walter is seeing all these ghosts. They all have some Unfinished Business that they needed to take care of--something that they didn't do or say. After Walter helps them, they disappear. He eventually figures out that it typically has less to do with the ghost themselves and more with the people still living who won't let them go.
29th Sep '15 11:52:54 AM KnownUnknown
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* RomanticFalseLead: Played with. Gwen's new guy is an example of over the top perfection. Frank insists that he must be secretly evil, but it turns out to really be his jealousy and insecurity talking. After falling for her Pincus decides she doesn't really love him, and while they do break up we last see him [[spoiler: while saving Pincus' life]] he's attempting to reconcile with her. The last scenes don't confirm one way or another whether he and Gwen worked things out.
10th Aug '15 6:38:52 PM gallium
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* TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath

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* TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeathTakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath: What happened to Frank. He narrowly misses getting his skull caved in by a falling air conditioner. While he's marveling about this, he's hit by a truck.
10th Aug '15 6:37:58 PM gallium
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* UnfinishedBusiness: Why Walter is seeing all these ghosts. They all have some Unfinished Business that they needed to take care of--something that they didn't do or say. After Walter helps them, they disappear.
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