History Film / Insidious

28th Jan '16 11:23:16 AM mephistos
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Moving Casting Gag to Trivia
* CastingGag: In 2013's ''Film/TheConjuring'', Patrick Wilson plays Ed Warren [[spoiler: a paranormal investigator who intervenes to save a woman possessed by a demon from killing her own children.]] In ''Chapter 2'' (made by the same director and released less than three months later), [[spoiler: he plays a man possessed by a demon and compelled to kill his own children, before paranormal investigators intervene.]]
2nd Jan '16 10:32:35 AM nombretomado
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** To paraphrase SomethingAwful, "this is one of the few haunted house movies where the protagonists try ''moving''." [[spoiler: Of course, since it's not actually the house that's haunted, this doesn't help them.]]
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** To paraphrase SomethingAwful, Website/SomethingAwful, "this is one of the few haunted house movies where the protagonists try ''moving''." [[spoiler: Of course, since it's not actually the house that's haunted, this doesn't help them.]]
10th Oct '15 2:18:34 PM blockboy
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*** It's briefly mentioned that they are staying with Josh's mother.
8th Oct '15 5:58:21 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* BrokenBird: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3''. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and just seems like an unhappy person. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Jack. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].

* BrokenBird: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3''. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and just seems like an unhappy person. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Jack. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].
8th Oct '15 5:57:34 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* JerkAss: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3'', by some aspect. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and just seems like an unhappy person. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Robert. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].
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* JerkAss: BrokenBird: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3'', by some aspect.3''. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and just seems like an unhappy person. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Robert.Jack. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].
8th Oct '15 5:50:57 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* JerkAss: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3'', by some aspect. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and then orders her out of her house when things go bad. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Robert. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].
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* JerkAss: [[spoiler: Elise in ''Chapter 3'', by some aspect. She seems reluctant to help Quinn contact her mother and then orders her out of her house when things go bad.just seems like an unhappy person. However it's revealed the reason she's like this is due to the loss of her husband, Robert. She [[TookALevelInKindness takes the kindness level she has from the first two films]] once she gets a talk with Carl]].
25th Sep '15 12:40:46 PM erforce
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-->-- {{Tagline}} [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/insidious-movie-0_1870.jpg]] ''Insidious'' is a 2011 thriller/horror film directed by James Wan, co-creator of the ''Film/{{Saw}}'' series (and director of ''Film/SawI'') and director of ''Film/TheConjuring''.
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-->-- {{Tagline}} '''{{Tagline}}''' [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/insidious-movie-0_1870.jpg]] ''Insidious'' is a 2011 thriller/horror film directed by James Wan, co-creator of the ''Film/{{Saw}}'' ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'' series (and director of ''Film/SawI'') and director of ''Film/TheConjuring''.
22nd Sep '15 5:58:45 AM TheAimz
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* FacialHorror: The tall, long-haired ghost (simply credited as Long Haired Fiend) that appears several times throughout the first film. When he's first seen, he looks fairly normal, albeit creepy. In his later two appearances, his face appears mutilated to the extent that he's missing his lips and nose.
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* FacialHorror: The tall, long-haired ghost (simply credited as Long Haired Fiend) that appears several times throughout the first film. When he's first seen, he looks fairly normal, albeit creepy. In his later two appearances, his face appears mutilated to the extent that he's missing his lips and nose.nose. [[spoiler:The sequel reveals that the damage was due to Elise burning his face with a lantern.]]
21st Sep '15 2:26:03 PM TheAimz
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* BaldOfEvil: The red faced demon does have some hair, but the top of his head is completely bald.

* [[spoiler:CreepyCrossdresser]] - The Bride in Black is revealed to be this in the second film.
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* [[spoiler:CreepyCrossdresser]] - CreepyCrossdresser: [[spoiler: The Bride in Black is revealed to be this in the second film. film.]]

* [[spoiler:CreepyCrossdresser]] - FacialHorror: The Bride in Black is revealed to be this in tall, long-haired ghost (simply credited as Long Haired Fiend) that appears several times throughout the second first film. When he's first seen, he looks fairly normal, albeit creepy. In his later two appearances, his face appears mutilated to the extent that he's missing his lips and nose.

* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in the first film, Renai mentions to Dalton that they don't have any childhood photos of Josh, and that he's apparently terrible at keeping old photos. [[spoiler: It later turns out that there do exist photos of Josh - the he doesn't have any is because [[SpookyPhotographs the Bride in Black appears in the background of them]], having been following him for most of his life.]]
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in the first film, Renai mentions to Dalton that they don't have any childhood photos of Josh, and that he's apparently terrible at keeping old photos. [[spoiler: It later turns out that there do exist childhood photos of Josh - the he doesn't have any is because except [[SpookyPhotographs the Bride in Black appears in the background of several of them]], having been following and these photos were kept hidden from him for most by Lorraine after his memories of his life.astral projection ability were suppressed.]] This is also foreshadowed a bit later on, when Lorraine expresses surprise that Renai was actually able to convince Josh to pose for a family photo. ** After Dalton bangs his head, he looks towards the far end of the attic at something the audience never gets to see, which then makes a horrible cracking sound. Later, we learn that this cracking sound is associated with the demon. ** In the sequel, when Specs, Tucker, Lorraine and Carl first enter the Crane household, they all grimace at a foul smell coming from somewhere. [[spoiler:Not long after, they discover a hidden room filled with the preserved corpses of Parker Crane's victims.]]

* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in HumanoidAbomination: The red-faced demon, and, to a lesser extent, many of the first film, Renai mentions to Dalton that they don't have any childhood photos of Josh, and that he's apparently terrible at keeping old photos. [[spoiler: It later turns out that there do exist photos of Josh - the he doesn't have any is because [[SpookyPhotographs the Bride in Black appears in the background of them]], having been following him for most of his life.]]ghosts.

* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in LecherousLicking: In his appearance at the first film, seance, the Long Haired Fiend grabs a horrified Renai mentions to Dalton that they don't have any childhood photos of Josh, and that he's apparently terrible at keeping old photos. [[spoiler: It later turns out that there do exist photos of Josh - the he doesn't have any is because [[SpookyPhotographs the Bride in Black appears in the background of them]], having been following him for most of his life.]]forcefully licks her face.

%% * NightmareFuelColoringBook %%How was it subverted? * NotAfraidOfYouAnymore: [[spoiler: Subverted]]
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%% * NightmareFuelColoringBook %%How was it subverted? NightmareFuelColoringBook: Dalton's drawings turn out to be images he drew of [[spoiler:his experiences in the Further]]. * NotAfraidOfYouAnymore: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. Upon encountering [[spoiler: Subverted]]the Bride in Black]] for the first time since childhood, [[spoiler: Josh]] starts yelling this word-for-word at her and appears to actually drive her off. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this doesn't work. All it does is allow the Bride enough time to possess Josh's physical body and leave his soul trapped in the Further.]]

%% * NightmareFuelColoringBook %%How was it subverted? * NotAfraidOfYouAnymore: TrueCompanions: Elise, Specs, and Tucker. The three obviously make a remarkable team of investigators, to the point where in [[spoiler: Subverted]]''Chapter 2'' she's still with Specs and Tucker ''even when she's dead'']]. ''Chapter 3'' shows how they met for the first time and at the end of the story, they agree to work together.

* TrueCompanions: Elise, Specs, and Tucker. The three obviously make a remarkable team of investigators, to the point where in [[spoiler: ''Chapter 2'' she's still with Specs and Tucker ''even when she's dead'']]. ''Chapter 3'' shows how they met for the first time and at the end of the story, they agree to work together. * WolverineClaws: The BigBad has them. * WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: ''Chapter 2'': [[spoiler: Parker Crane, who inspite of his monstrous actions, is pitiable, courtesy of his horrible backstory.]]
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* TrueCompanions: Elise, Specs, and Tucker. The three obviously make a remarkable team of investigators, to the point where in [[spoiler: ''Chapter 2'' she's still with Specs and Tucker ''even when she's dead'']]. ''Chapter 3'' shows how they met for the first time and at the end of the story, they agree to work together. * WolverineClaws: The BigBad [[BigBad demon]] has them. * WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: ''Chapter 2'': [[spoiler: Parker Crane, who inspite in spite of his monstrous actions, is pitiable, courtesy of his horrible backstory.]]
16th Sep '15 8:20:09 AM TheAimz
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* AxCrazy: ** In ''Chapter 2'', [[spoiler:Parker Crane. Justified considering what his mother did to him.]] ** His Mother also seems off her rocker too, considering what she did to her son as well as the fact that she tries to [[spoiler: strangle Josh to death in the climax with an utterly maniacal SlasherSmile.]]

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* AxCrazy: ** In ''Chapter 2'', [[spoiler:Parker Crane. Justified considering what his mother did to him.]] ** His Mother also seems off her rocker too, considering what she did to her son as well as the fact that she tries to [[spoiler: strangle Josh to death in the climax with an utterly maniacal SlasherSmile.]]

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* AxCrazy: ** In ''Chapter 2'', [[spoiler:Parker Crane. Justified considering what his mother did to him.]] ** His Mother also seems off her rocker too, considering what she did to her son as well as {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in the fact first film, Renai mentions to Dalton that she tries to they don't have any childhood photos of Josh, and that he's apparently terrible at keeping old photos. [[spoiler: strangle It later turns out that there do exist photos of Josh to death - the he doesn't have any is because [[SpookyPhotographs the Bride in Black appears in the climax with an utterly maniacal SlasherSmile.background of them]], having been following him for most of his life.]]
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