History Film / SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow

14th Aug '16 4:11:36 AM morenohijazo
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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards.

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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" NoahsStoryArc: Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards. believed that Earth was doomed due to the destructive nature of humanity, so he built a rocket ship to carry two of every animal on Earth (and genetically engineered humans) to another planet. He intended them to create a technological utopia there.


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* NoOSHACompliance: The walkways inside the rocket ship. They're barely wide enough to walk on, and have no railings. {{Justified}} in that [[spoiler: the "actual" Dr. Totenkopf is long dead, and his operation is being carried out automatically via robots, drones, and mechs]]. Obviously they would not bother with human safety hazards.
30th Jun '16 6:53:40 AM jormis29
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** The attack by giant bipedal robots is copied from the 1941 Superman cartoon "The Mechanical Monsters".

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** The attack by giant bipedal robots is copied from the [[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheatricalCartoons 1941 Superman cartoon "The Mechanical Monsters".Monsters"]].
4th Jun '16 4:29:05 AM morenohijazo
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* HindenburgIncendiaryPrinciple: The film, set in an alternate timeline, has multiple ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld. The zeppelin ''Hindenburg III'' arrives safely in New York, but when Dr. Totenkopf's robots attack Sky Captain's base, the zeppelins moored overhead are set aflame by enemy attack.
22nd Feb '16 1:44:37 PM VoxAquila
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** [[spoiler: DragonAscendant]]

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** [[spoiler: DragonAscendant]]DragonAscendant: She acts as the effective BigBad after [[spoiler:we learn that Totenkopf's long dead.]]
21st Nov '15 10:03:11 AM nombretomado
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** GadgeteerGenius Dex is shown testing a BuckRogers raygun that can burn a hole through solid metal with luminous rings of energy.

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** GadgeteerGenius Dex is shown testing a BuckRogers ''ComicStrip/BuckRogers'' raygun that can burn a hole through solid metal with luminous rings of energy.
19th Nov '15 6:46:55 PM ham-peas
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** A particularly noticeable example is a button labeled with "Dringlichkeitsfreigabe", which then gets translated as "Emergency Release", while it actually means "Urgency Release". It should be "Notfallfreigabe/-abkopplung/-entriegelung/-freisetzung".

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** A particularly noticeable example is a button labeled with "Dringlichkeitsfreigabe", which then gets translated as "Emergency Release", while it actually means "Urgency Release". It should be "Notfallfreigabe/-abkopplung/-entriegelung/-freisetzung". (But then they'd have needed a bigger button.)
3rd Nov '15 3:52:53 AM Arivne
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* HesDeadJim: Dr. Bennings falls unconscious and his hand opens, spilling some metal vials. Polly tells Sky Captain "He's dead" without checking his life signs.

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* HesDeadJim: Dr. Bennings falls unconscious Jennings slumps and his hand opens, spilling some two metal vials. Polly tells Sky Captain "He's dead" without checking his life signs.
3rd Nov '15 3:44:27 AM Arivne
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* HesDeadJim: Dr. Bennings falls unconscious and his hand opens, spilling some metal vials. Polly tells Sky Captain "He's dead" without checking his life signs.
3rd Nov '15 3:31:38 AM Arivne
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* CastingGag: [[spoiler: Totenkopf turns out to have been DeadAllAlong, [[FakeShemp just like his actor]] Sir Creator/LaurenceOlivier, who died 15 years before the movie was made.]]
3rd Nov '15 3:22:16 AM Arivne
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** Their laser sound-effects are the same as the Martian DisintegratorRay in the 1953 ''Film/{{The War of the Worlds|1953}}'' film; similarly Polly's phoned-in report on the attack uses lines lifted from the famous OrsonWelles radio broadcast.

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** Their The giant robots' laser sound-effects are the same as the Martian DisintegratorRay [[DisintegratorRay heat ray]] in the 1953 ''Film/{{The War of the Worlds|1953}}'' film; similarly film.
** Similarly
Polly's phoned-in report on the attack uses lines lifted from the famous OrsonWelles radio broadcast.



** The sound effects of the giant robots' lasers are the sounds of the Martian heat rays in ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''.

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** The sound effects of the giant robots' lasers are the sounds of the Martian heat rays in ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''.''Film/{{The War of the Worlds|1953}}''.
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