History Film / Primer

11th Jul '17 7:41:45 PM Tuckerscreator
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* And to top it off, it is so complex that it even frustrated [[Webcomic/{{xkcd}} Randall Munroe]], as can be seen at the bottom left of his [[https://xkcd.com/657/large comic about movie narratives]].

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* And to top it off, it is so complex that it even frustrated [[Webcomic/{{xkcd}} Randall Munroe]], as can be seen at the bottom left right of his [[https://xkcd.com/657/large comic about movie narratives]].
15th Apr '17 7:06:15 AM PuerAzaelis
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Then something goes wrong. And that's when things get [[TheEndingChangesEverything really confusing]]. The ''plot itself'' is non-linear. Most of the plot -- including several crucial events -- is neither shown nor described, just ''{{implied}}''. And on top of that, the characters communicate almost exclusively in dense TechnoBabble.

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Then something goes wrong. And that's when things get [[TheEndingChangesEverything really confusing]]. The ''plot itself'' is non-linear.[[KudzuPlot non-linear]]. Most of the plot -- including several crucial events -- is neither shown nor described, just ''{{implied}}''. And on top of that, the characters communicate almost exclusively in dense TechnoBabble.
29th Mar '17 10:57:15 PM mrincodi
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* And to top it off, it is so complex that it even frustrated [[Webcomic/{{xkcd}} Randall Munroe]], as can be seen at the bottom left of his [[https://xkcd.com/657/large comic about movie narratives]].
24th Oct '16 7:04:12 PM Discar
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-->--'''Abe'''

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-->--'''Abe'''
-->-- '''Abe'''
23rd Oct '16 8:37:00 PM kyeo
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* WhiteMaleLead: Abe and Aaron. Phillip, the one major character of color, is quickly sidelined out of the action, and the female characters never emerge from the background.
28th Sep '16 8:23:24 PM AtticusOmundson
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUzy-xPf0MI Step-by-step breakdown and explantion of the film's plot.]]
13th Sep '16 8:24:51 AM MartineBrooke
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* TheSlowPath: In ''both'' directions. To go back two hours, you have to sit in the box for two hours.

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* TheSlowPath: In ''both'' directions. To go back two hours, you have to sit in the box for two hours. This causes enormous problems when Abe and Aaron use the failsafe boxes. They travel backwards for ''days''.
13th Sep '16 8:10:34 AM MartineBrooke
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* DeadlyNosebleed: A symptom of improperly performed time travel. He leaped out of the box late (early from his perspective.)

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* DeadlyNosebleed: A symptom of improperly performed time travel. He Granger leaped out of the box late (early from his perspective.)perspective) because he didn't understand the precise mechanism.
11th Jul '16 6:27:24 PM Xcano
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"I hope you're not implying that any day is unimportant at Cortex Semi." A WhamLine not for the words itself, but for the fact that Aaron says it even though Abe had failed to remember the line that prompted it, revealing that he was reciting the conversation from memory, too.]]. The lines before that also count, such as the fact that [[spoiler: Abe has a secret backup time machine which has been running for most of the movie.]]

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"I hope you're not implying that any day is unimportant at Cortex Semi." A WhamLine not for the words itself, but for the fact that Aaron says it even though Abe had failed to remember the line that prompted it, revealing that he was reciting the conversation from memory, too.]].too]]. The lines before that also count, such as the fact that [[spoiler: Abe has a secret backup time machine which has been running for most of the movie.]]
15th Oct '15 4:58:28 PM IlGreven
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* CloneDegeneration: WordOfGod for states that [[spoiler:doubles created via TimeTravel are imperfect copies. This is the reason for Aaron and Abe's earbleeds and the degradation of their handwriting when they begin altering their past.]]

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* CloneDegeneration: WordOfGod for states that [[spoiler:doubles created via TimeTravel are imperfect copies. This is the reason for Aaron and Abe's earbleeds and the degradation of their handwriting when they begin altering their past. It may also account for their personality swaps.]]
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