History Film / North

30th Mar '16 1:02:22 PM Fighteer
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->''"I hated this movie. Hated hated hated hated hated this movie. Hated it. Hated every simpering stupid vacant audience-insulting moment of it. Hated the sensibility that thought anyone would like it. Hated the implied insult to the audience by its belief that anyone would be entertained by it."''

->''"It's junk. First class junk"''
-->--'''Creator/GeneSiskel''' and '''Creator/RogerEbert''' telling you everything you need to know about this turkey.
30th Mar '16 5:24:00 AM Arivne
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* SmallNameBigEgo: North, who seems to believe all the parents around him use him as an example of being the perfect son. And [[spoiler:through his dream,]] he seems to believe that he would be emperor of China, people would want to visit Hawaii just because he lives there, and his friend would become rich and powerful just because of the story about him.

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* SmallNameBigEgo: SmallNameBigEgo
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North, who seems to believe all the parents around him use him as an example of being the perfect son. And [[spoiler:through his dream,]] he seems to believe that he would be emperor of China, people would want to visit Hawaii just because he lives there, and his friend would become rich and powerful just because of the story about him.
30th Mar '16 5:23:29 AM Arivne
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* AssPull: [[spoiler: The fact that the whole movie is a dream]] may come across like this if the viewer [[spoiler: didn't think about the movie's events being the products being a kid's dream beforehand]].
17th Mar '16 9:43:17 AM JRSL88
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Not related to the film ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Norte_%28film%29 El Norte]]''. This film was also Creator/ScarlettJohansson's film debut.

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Not related to the film ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Norte_%28film%29 El Norte]]''. This film was also Creator/ScarlettJohansson's film debut. [[SarcasmMode Such humble beginnings]].
9th Mar '16 3:27:03 PM DoctorCooper
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Not related to the film ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Norte_%28film%29 El Norte]]''. This film was also Creator/ScarlettJohansson's film debut. [[SarcasmMode Such humble beginnings]].

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Not related to the film ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Norte_%28film%29 El Norte]]''. This film was also Creator/ScarlettJohansson's film debut. [[SarcasmMode Such humble beginnings]].
1st Mar '16 6:21:10 AM Eon-the-Dragon
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** The message is especially true if you take some AlternateCharacterInterpretation on [[spoiler: how the ethnicities are portrayed in North's dream and]] how North is the only character to mention how other parents feel about him [[spoiler: that's not just a product of North's mind. One could easily break the movie's message just by portraying that, if North really does think all of those stereotypes are how people of other ethnicities are and he honestly does think that everyone but his parents look up to him, North is just an egotistical bigot who probably has self-entitlement issues regarding his parents' time with him]].
29th Feb '16 8:26:08 PM Eon-the-Dragon
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** There's also the fact that [[spoiler: in the dream]] North's horribly neglectful parents are so shocked by his leaving them that they essentially [[AndIMustScream become statues]] and are put on display for everyone to see [[FridgeLogic for no real reason]].

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** There's also the fact that [[spoiler: in the dream]] North's horribly neglectful parents are so shocked by his leaving them that they essentially [[AndIMustScream become statues]] and are put on display for everyone to see [[FridgeLogic for no real reason]].reason]], and the leaders of Hawaii would want to promote Hawaiian tourism by [[PaedoHunt showing off his]] [[InsistentTerminology "crack,"]] [[PaedoHunt despite the large amount of problems that it would result in]].
29th Feb '16 1:31:03 PM Eon-the-Dragon
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* AssPull: [[spoiler: The fact that the whole movie is a dream]] may come across like this if the viewer [[spoiler: didn't think about the movie's events being the products being a kid's dream beforehand]].


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** There's also the fact that [[spoiler: in the dream]] North's horribly neglectful parents are so shocked by his leaving them that they essentially [[AndIMustScream become statues]] and are put on display for everyone to see [[FridgeLogic for no real reason]].
4th Feb '16 10:40:27 PM amphiboly
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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Winchell fits this trope to a T, [[TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior and not in a good way at all]].
15th Nov '15 12:34:34 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* The prepubescent Winchell and Arthur Belt both receiving massages, during which Arthur orders a drink named "Sex on the Beach".
* North arriving to the village of a primal African tribe, where he sees his new mother topless.

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* ** The prepubescent Winchell and Arthur Belt both receiving massages, during which Arthur orders a drink named "Sex on the Beach".
* ** North arriving to the village of a primal African tribe, where he sees his new mother topless.
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