History Film / Sleeper

17th Aug '16 2:44:05 PM margdean56
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* FutureImperfect: The scientists knowledge of the past is limited and comes from old tapes of Howard Cosell. They seek to learn more by asking a Creator/WoodyAllen character which one supposes is an improvement.
** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane[[note]]Well, not ''exactly'', as noted in ''Film/BigEyes''[[/note]] - "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.
* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man sensible with a ''strawberry."

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* FutureImperfect: The scientists scientists' knowledge of the past is limited and comes from old tapes of Howard Cosell. They seek to learn more by asking a Creator/WoodyAllen character character, which one supposes is an improvement.
** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane[[note]]Well, not ''exactly'', as noted in ''Film/BigEyes''[[/note]] - -- "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.
* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man sensible insensible with a ''strawberry.''strawberry''."



* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''Film/{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - just like the fish in the sea!"

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* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''Film/{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - -- just like the fish in the sea!"



* SoundtrackDissonance: The music is very jazzy for such a clean and dull future - because Miles is a jazz musician.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: The music is very jazzy for such a clean and dull future - -- because Miles is a jazz musician.
17th Aug '16 2:39:21 PM margdean56
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--->"My God... I beat a man sensible with a strawberry!"

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--->"My God... I just beat a man sensible insensible with a strawberry!"
14th Aug '16 7:19:26 AM Kalaong
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It spoofs similar sci-fi and suspense films, future tech, and social standards of the time to great effect. It's based on Creator/HGWells novel ''Literature/TheSleeperAwakes'', and while it seems to be loosely based on the book at face value, it's just as satirical and insightful.

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It spoofs Spoofing similar sci-fi and suspense films, future tech, and social standards of the time to great effect.effect, this was [[http://nextprojection.com/2013/03/07/woody-allen-spotlight-sleeper-1973/ Allen's piece]] on how government control destroys creativity. It's based on Creator/HGWells novel ''Literature/TheSleeperAwakes'', and while it seems to be loosely based on the book at face value, it's just as satirical and insightful.
14th Aug '16 7:13:03 AM Kalaong
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** They show him a picture of UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, and Allen takes a rather courageous shot at him; remember, in 1973 ''he was still President.''
--->“Whenever the president went on foreign leave, the White House staff counted the silverware.”
14th Aug '16 7:11:08 AM Kalaong
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-->'''Miles:''' You sit here. I'll go find us something, and don't try anything funny while I'm gone, 'cause you know what you'll get.
-->'''Luna:''' What?
-->'''Miles:''' What? W-w-what will you get? Uh, a ... large and ''painful'' hickey!

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-->'''Miles:''' You sit here. I'll go find us something, and don't try anything funny while I'm gone, 'cause you know what you'll get.
-->'''Luna:''' What?
-->'''Miles:'''
get.\\
'''Luna:''' What?\\
'''Miles:'''
What? W-w-what will you get? Uh, a ... large and ''painful'' hickey!



* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies.

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** They show him a picture of UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, and Allen takes a rather courageous shot at him; remember, in 1973 ''he was still President.''
--->“Whenever the president went on foreign leave, the White House staff counted the silverware.”
* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man sensible with a ''strawberry."
25th Feb '16 7:46:43 PM hamza678
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* EverythingIsAnIPodInTheFuture: Thanks to an homage to ''THX1138'' homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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* EverythingIsAnIPodInTheFuture: Thanks to an homage to ''THX1138'' ''Film/THX1138'' homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
15th Nov '15 12:00:06 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThat: The gay couple's super-effeminate robot is named "[[RonaldReagan Reagan]]", then-Governor of California.

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* TakeThat: The gay couple's super-effeminate robot is named "[[RonaldReagan "[[UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan Reagan]]", then-Governor of California.
12th Jul '15 7:59:47 AM Prfnoff
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* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - just like the fish in the sea!"

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* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''{{Bananas}}'': ''Film/{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - just like the fish in the sea!"
13th Mar '15 10:26:54 AM AnotherGuy
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** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane - "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.

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** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane Keane[[note]]Well, not ''exactly'', as noted in ''Film/BigEyes''[[/note]] - "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.
5th Nov '14 4:34:58 PM Rday
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* ShoutOut: Aside from the general homage to silent comedies, there's a blink and you miss it moment where we see a Domesticom van driver dressed in dark blue coveralls and an unusual brimless cap, similar to the workers from {{Film/Metropolis}}.
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