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22nd Jan '16 2:47:03 AM bt8257
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* FreudianExcuse: After the serial killing rapist is unveiled, Dr. Grey speculates that the killer[[spoiler:'s accomplice]] grew up with an absent father and an over-dependent relationship with his mother which turned into sexual desire, got pleasure from torturing small animals as a kid, and is confused about his sexuality as an adult. [[spoiler:Sherrif Ryan only disputes the part that he enjoyed killing animals.]]
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* FreudianExcuse: After the serial killing rapist is unveiled, Dr. Grey speculates that the killer[[spoiler:'s accomplice]] grew up with an absent father and an over-dependent relationship with his mother which turned into sexual desire, got pleasure from torturing small animals as a kid, and is confused about his sexuality as an adult. [[spoiler:Sherrif [[spoiler:Sheriff Ryan only disputes the part that he enjoyed killing animals.]]

* SerialRapist: The major reveal in the film [[spoiler:is that Doug and Sherrif Ryan were a duo of serial rapists/killers who kidnapped numerous women to molest them repeatedly and force them to do whatever they wanted.]]
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* SerialRapist: The major reveal in the film [[spoiler:is that Doug and Sherrif Sheriff Ryan were a duo of serial rapists/killers who kidnapped numerous women to molest them repeatedly and force them to do whatever they wanted.]]

* VillainousFriendship: The serial killer/rapist is eventually revealed to have had an accomplice. [[spoiler:After Sherrif Ryan is revealed as Doug's accomplice, he states that he helped Doug out with his first kill because they were friends, and since then they have been destroying countless lives for their depraved gratification. Ryan goes on a rampage against Miranda as revenge for killing Doug (she was possessed by the ghost of one of the victims).]]
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* VillainousFriendship: The serial killer/rapist is eventually revealed to have had an accomplice. [[spoiler:After Sherrif Sheriff Ryan is revealed as Doug's accomplice, he states that he helped Doug out with his first kill because they were friends, and since then they have been destroying countless lives for their depraved gratification. Ryan goes on a rampage against Miranda as revenge for killing Doug (she was possessed by the ghost of one of the victims).]]

-->'''[[spoiler:Sherrif Ryan]]:''' [[spoiler:Well you're right. I do fit the profile. Long-time friend of Doug's, access to the prison. '''I never did get a kick out of torturing animals, though.''']]
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-->'''[[spoiler:Sherrif -->'''[[spoiler:Sheriff Ryan]]:''' [[spoiler:Well you're right. I do fit the profile. Long-time friend of Doug's, access to the prison. '''I never did get a kick out of torturing animals, though.''']]
22nd Jan '16 2:45:44 AM bt8257
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* GhostlyGoals: [[spoiler:The ghost wants [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge revenge]]...[[AwfulTruth and justice for her rape and murder]]. So she killed Doug using his wife's body, then led Miranda to find out about Doug's atrocities, saving another girl, and revealing her circumstances to her family. Then she [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim killed the doctor's accomplice]]]].
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* GhostlyGoals: [[spoiler:The ghost wants [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge revenge]]...[[AwfulTruth and justice for her rape and murder]]. So she killed Doug using his wife's body, then led Miranda to find out about Doug's atrocities, saving another girl, and revealing her circumstances to her family. Then she [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim killed the doctor's accomplice]]]].

%%* HauntedHeroine %%* ISeeDeadPeople
23rd Nov '15 9:09:43 AM crazysamaritan
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* TheBechdelTest: Miranda and Chloe hardly ever speak of romance or men. The setting is too grim for that.
14th Jul '15 12:24:47 AM Scabbard
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* NightmareSequence: [[spoiler:Miranda uses this twice to explain some paranormal encounters]]Once in the beginning and once again in the containment cell.
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* NightmareSequence: [[spoiler:Miranda uses this twice to explain some paranormal encounters]]Once encounters]]. Once in the beginning and once again in the containment cell.
6th Jul '15 7:53:10 AM Morgenthaler
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Moved to the Trivia tab.
* WrittenInInfirmity: Creator/HalleBerry broke her arm during filming; an injury was duly written in to explain away her plaster cast. It actually works quite well...
16th Feb '15 9:44:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: CassandraTruth: Miranda may have killed her husband, but she wasn't crazy, she was possessed.]]
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* [[spoiler: CassandraTruth: [[spoiler: Miranda may have killed her husband, but she wasn't crazy, she was possessed.]]
9th Feb '15 8:03:35 PM nipplebelt
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added cassandra truth example
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* [[spoiler: CassandraTruth: Miranda may have killed her husband, but she wasn't crazy, she was possessed.]]
9th Feb '15 7:31:02 PM nipplebelt
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added nightmare sequence examples
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*NightmareSequence: [[spoiler:Miranda uses this twice to explain some paranormal encounters]]Once in the beginning and once again in the containment cell.
20th Dec '14 4:35:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* FreudianExcuse: After the serial killing rapist is unveiled, Dr. Grey speculates that the killer[[spoiler:'s accomplice]] grew up with an absent father and an over-dependent relationship with his mother which turned into sexual desire, got pleasure from torturing small animals as a kid, and is confused about his sexuality as an adult. [[spoiler:Sherrif Ryan only disputes the part that he enjoyed killing animals.]]

* MommyIssues: After the serial killing rapist is unveiled, Dr. Grey speculates that the killer[[spoiler:'s accomplice]] grew up with an absent father and an over-dependent relationship with his mother which turned into sexual desire, got pleasure from torturing small animals as a kid, and is confused about his sexuality as an adult. [[spoiler:Sherrif Ryan only disputes the part that he enjoyed killing animals.]]
31st Oct '14 6:53:57 PM shamblingdead
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