History Film / LivingInOblivion

25th Feb '17 1:09:13 PM nombretomado
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Tom Di Cillo's first film ''Johnny Suede'' was a low-budget TroubledProduction starring a then-unknown Catherine Keener and then-rising-star BradPitt. This, his second film, is ''about'' a low-budget Troubled Production which stars an unknown actress (played by Catherine Keener) and a rising star called Chad Palomino.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Tom Di Cillo's first film ''Johnny Suede'' was a low-budget TroubledProduction starring a then-unknown Catherine Keener and then-rising-star BradPitt.Creator/BradPitt. This, his second film, is ''about'' a low-budget Troubled Production which stars an unknown actress (played by Catherine Keener) and a rising star called Chad Palomino.
1st Jan '17 9:32:38 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* ClusterFBomb: [[RantInducingSlight When a watch starts beeping]] and Nick can't find it, he goes completely ballistic on the cast and crew before screaming his head off in frustration. Their look of shock is genuine because Buscemi ad libbed the entire rant.


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* RantInducingSlight: A beeping watch ruins the shoot of a scene and nobody helps Nick find the damn thing.
13th May '16 7:51:33 PM eroock
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* BaitAndSwitchComment: Nick during his [[ImagineSpot imagined]] award acceptance speech.

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* BaitAndSwitchComment: Nick during his [[ImagineSpot [[IndulgentFantasySegue imagined]] award acceptance speech.



* ImagineSpot: Towards the end, several characters have extended {{Fantasy Sequence}}s, all of which are revealing about their hopes:

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* ImagineSpot: IndulgentFantasySegue: Towards the end, several characters have extended {{Fantasy Sequence}}s, all of which are revealing about their hopes:
23rd Mar '16 6:01:22 AM 06tele
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* GenreSavvy: Tito's rant about midgets in movie scenes.

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* GenreSavvy: Tito's rant about midgets dwarfs in movie scenes.
23rd Mar '16 5:50:09 AM 06tele
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Tom [=DiCillo=]'s 1995 film, starring Creator/SteveBuscemi, Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney and Creator/PeterDinklage is a quintessential movie about movies. It tells the story of Nick, the director of a low-budget indie film, trying to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.

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Tom [=DiCillo=]'s 1995 film, starring Creator/SteveBuscemi, Catherine Keener, Creator/CatherineKeener, Dermot Mulroney and Creator/PeterDinklage is a quintessential movie about movies. It tells the story of Nick, the director of a low-budget indie film, trying to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.
23rd Mar '16 5:49:14 AM 06tele
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* ModestyBedsheet: Partially averted with Nicole: after making love to [[spoiler: Chad]] she's sitting on the bed with her back to the camera and the sheet round her waist. Then when he's gone, she flops onto her back without covering herself, because she's alone.


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* UnrequitedLove: It's hinted that Nicole has this for Nick.
23rd Mar '16 5:46:20 AM 06tele
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* ImagineSpot: Towards the end, several characters have extended {{Fantasy Sequence}}s.

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* ImagineSpot: Towards the end, several characters have extended {{Fantasy Sequence}}s.Sequence}}s, all of which are revealing about their hopes:
** Nick dreams of [[WishFulfillment Chad presenting him an award for the movie]].
** Wanda dreams of Chad worshipping her.
-->'''Fantasy!Chad''': Oh Wanda. [[CharacterShilling I love your power]]. It's like an aphrodeezhak to me.
** Nicole dreams of applying for a job as a [[DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife waitress]].
** The Gaffer dreams of...[[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking eating a nice hamburger]].
23rd Mar '16 5:25:02 AM 06tele
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* DeadpanSnarker: Nicole.
-->'''Script Girl''': I wonder what his sign is. Do you know his sign, Nicole?
-->'''Nicole''': No, I don't know his sign. But I think his moon is in Uranus.
14th Feb '16 1:31:02 AM eroock
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* CrashingDreams: The sound of Nick's alarm clock creeps into his dream and eventually makes it come to an end.
18th Nov '15 8:35:24 AM MarkLungo
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* ChekhovsGun: The first conversation of the film discusses the state of the milk opened almost a week ago. Thirty minutes later, Wolf is seen puking his guts out.

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* ChekhovsGun: BrickJoke: The first conversation of the film discusses the state of the milk opened almost a week ago. Thirty minutes later, Wolf is seen puking his guts out.
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