History Film / Ronin

26th Dec '15 1:03:16 AM marcoasalazarm
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* RuleOfThree: The "lessons" Sam learnt as a spy: "When in doubt, there is no doubt", the second one (in sarcastic jest) is that he forgot who gave him the first lesson, and the third one is said by Vincent in narration at the end: you will have a lot of questions but very few answers, so best to deal with it and carry on to the next assignment.

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* RuleOfThree: The "lessons" Sam learnt as a spy: "When in doubt, there is no doubt", the second one (in sarcastic jest) is that he forgot who gave him the first lesson, and the third one is said by Vincent in narration at the end: [[RiddleForTheAges you will have a lot of questions but very few answers, (or maybe never will have) answers]], [[JustIgnoreIt so best to deal with it it]] and [[AndTheAdventureContinues carry on to the next assignment.assignment]].
8th Dec '15 12:09:34 AM Ominae
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* HandcuffedBriefcase: The target is a briefcase handcuffed to the wrist of a VIP the mercenaries are ordered to secure with a MacGuffin inside.
16th Nov '15 9:29:44 AM bt8257
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* SelfSurgery: Done by [[spoiler: Sam]]. For his credit, he mostly acted as an instructor and asked if they now manage to stitch him before passing out. [[spoiler: And with [[TheReveal the final reveal]] we learn he did it only [[{{Determinator}} to uphold the masquerade]] ]].

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* SelfSurgery: Done by [[spoiler: Sam]]. For his credit, he mostly acted as an instructor and asked if they now manage to stitch him before passing out. [[spoiler: And with [[TheReveal the final reveal]] we learn he did it only [[{{Determinator}} to uphold the masquerade]] ]].masquerade]]]].



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse:
** The fate of Dierdre. [[spoiler:A DeletedScene at the end would have shown her getting caught and killed by her former IRA partners.]]

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WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The fate of Dierdre. [[spoiler:A DeletedScene at the end would have shown her getting caught and killed by her former IRA partners.]]



16th Nov '15 9:27:02 AM bt8257
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* GenreThrowback: The film is essentially a classic 1970's era heist film, but made and set in the late 1990's.

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* GenreThrowback: The film is essentially a classic 1970's '70s era heist film, but made and set in the late 1990's.'90s.
14th Nov '15 11:56:04 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The fate of Dierdre. [[spoiler:A DeletedScene at the end would have shown her getting caught and killed by her former IRA partners.]]

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The fate of Dierdre. [[spoiler:A DeletedScene at the end would have shown her getting caught and killed by her former IRA partners.]]
14th Nov '15 11:54:44 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* TheCameo: Olympic figure skater Katarina Witt as skater Natacha Kirilova.

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Olympic figure skater Katarina Witt as skater Natacha Kirilova.



* MeaningfulEcho: Sam claims the man he's talking to about triangulating a phone number is a friend from high school. Obviously it isn't true, as Vincent realises, but he doesn't actually care and repeats the claim about his own friend later on. His refusal to knock him out suggests Vincent may have been telling the truth though.

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Sam claims the man he's talking to about triangulating a phone number is a friend from high school. Obviously it isn't true, as Vincent realises, but he doesn't actually care and repeats the claim about his own friend later on. His refusal to knock him out suggests Vincent may have been telling the truth though.



* PsychoForHire: Minor example with Spence: whatever else he may be lying about in terms of experience, he certainly can be classified as a BloodKnight. Played very much straight with Gregor (of the cold, methodical type).

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* PsychoForHire: Minor example with Spence: whatever else he may be lying about in terms of experience, he certainly can be classified as a BloodKnight. Played very much straight with Gregor (of the cold, methodical type).
14th Nov '15 11:52:11 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** Sam tests every one of his newly-met colleagues to gauge their skills [[spoiler:and to figure out which ones don't belong... and who might be [[TheMole spying]] for the persons who hired them.]]
19th Oct '15 5:54:47 AM PersonWithManyAliases
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* RuleOfThree: The "lessons" Sam learnt as a spy: "Never get into a place that you don't know how to get out of", the second one (in sarcastic jest) is that he forgot who gave him the first lesson, and the third one is said by Vincent in narration at the end: you will have a lot of questions but very few answers, so best to deal with it and carry on to the next assignment.

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* RuleOfThree: The "lessons" Sam learnt as a spy: "Never get into a place that you don't know how to get out of", "When in doubt, there is no doubt", the second one (in sarcastic jest) is that he forgot who gave him the first lesson, and the third one is said by Vincent in narration at the end: you will have a lot of questions but very few answers, so best to deal with it and carry on to the next assignment.
13th Sep '15 7:33:34 PM theskitter
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** Sam and Dierdre are sitting in a car at night, scoping a target. When a car passes them, he pulls the fake-out. After they pull apart, she silently straddles him for a little real making-out.


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* {{Mysterious Past}}:
--> '''Sam:''' So, how'd you get started in this business?
--> '''Dierdre:''' ''[smiles]'' A wealthy scoundrel seduced and betrayed me.
--> '''Sam:''' Same with me. How about that?


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** Inverted by the Sam as the hero, lampshaded by Vincent verbatim, 'Why didn't you just shoot her?'
5th Aug '15 3:19:53 AM marcoasalazarm
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* RuleOfThree: The "lessons" Sam learnt as a spy: "Never get into a place that you don't know how to get out of", the second one (in sarcastic jest) is that he forgot who gave him the first lesson, and the third one is said by Vincent in narration at the end: you will have a lot of questions but very few answers, so best to deal with it and carry on to the next assignment.
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