History Film / Spiral

12th Dec '14 1:18:55 PM Morgenthaler
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!This film exhibits the following tropes:



!!This film exhibits the following tropes:



* WellDoneSonGuy: Mason painted all of the Jazz postcards to impress his father [[spoiler:who is in prison for killing Mason's mother]].

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* WellDoneSonGuy: Mason painted all of the Jazz postcards to impress his father [[spoiler:who is in prison for killing Mason's mother]].mother]].
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4th Nov '14 6:50:01 PM FuzzyBoots
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* CatapultNightmare: Mason frequently wakes up with these and an asthma attack.
4th Nov '14 6:34:36 PM FuzzyBoots
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''Spiral''is a 2007 PsychologicalHorror film directed by Joel David Moore and Adam Green and starring Zachary Levi and Moore. Moore is Mason, a troubled telemarketer and artist prone to panic attacks. His childhood friend, Berkeley (Levi), is also his boss, and covers for him. Mason meets Amber at work and falls for her. He begins making paintings of her, but there is something darker below Mason's obsession with painting her...

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''Spiral''is ''Spiral'' is a 2007 PsychologicalHorror film directed by Joel David Moore and Adam Green and starring Zachary Levi and Moore. Moore is Mason, a troubled telemarketer and artist prone to panic attacks. His childhood friend, Berkeley (Levi), is also his boss, and covers for him. Mason meets Amber at work and falls for her. He begins making paintings of her, but there is something darker below Mason's obsession with painting her...



* TheDanza: Amber is played by Creator/AmberTamblyn.
3rd Nov '14 9:06:12 PM FuzzyBoots
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* TheDanza: Amber is played by Amber Tambelyn.

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* TheDanza: Amber is played by Amber Tambelyn.Creator/AmberTamblyn.
3rd Nov '14 9:05:04 PM FuzzyBoots
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* Ambiguous Disorder: Mason is obviously suffering from severe social anxiety that triggers panic attacks.

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* Ambiguous Disorder: AmbiguousDisorder: Mason is obviously suffering from severe social anxiety that triggers panic attacks.
3rd Nov '14 8:55:40 PM FuzzyBoots
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''Spiral''is a 2007 PsychologicalHorror film directed by Joel David Moore and Adam Green and starring Creator/ZacharyLevi and Moore. Moore is Mason, a troubled telemarketer and artist prone to panic attacks. His childhood friend, Berkeley (Levi), is also his boss, and covers for him. Mason meets Amber at work and falls for her. He begins making paintings of her, but there is something darker below Mason's obsession with painting her...

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''Spiral''is a 2007 PsychologicalHorror film directed by Joel David Moore and Adam Green and starring Creator/ZacharyLevi Zachary Levi and Moore. Moore is Mason, a troubled telemarketer and artist prone to panic attacks. His childhood friend, Berkeley (Levi), is also his boss, and covers for him. Mason meets Amber at work and falls for her. He begins making paintings of her, but there is something darker below Mason's obsession with painting her...



* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Amber plays this role. [[Spoiler: She may even literally be a dream girl depending on whether Berkeley is rtighht with his final conclusion.]]

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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Amber plays this role. [[Spoiler: She [[spoiler:She may even literally be a dream girl depending on whether Berkeley is rtighht right with his final conclusion.]]
3rd Nov '14 8:54:48 PM FuzzyBoots
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''Spiral''is a 2007 PsychologicalHorror film directed by Joel David Moore and Adam Green and starring Creator/ZacharyLevi and Moore. Moore is Mason, a troubled telemarketer and artist prone to panic attacks. His childhood friend, Berkeley (Levi), is also his boss, and covers for him. Mason meets Amber at work and falls for her. He begins making paintings of her, but there is something darker below Mason's obsession with painting her...

!This film exhibits the following tropes:
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* Ambiguous Disorder: Mason is obviously suffering from severe social anxiety that triggers panic attacks.
* BeleagueredChildhoodFriend: Mason for Berkeley.
* DoorOfDoom: The door in the back of Mason's apartment glows ominously in several scenes. [[spoiler:It may be where Mason kills his victims]].
* DressHitsFloor: The shot we get as Amber rises from her first nude portrait sitting.
* TheDanza: Amber is played by Amber Tambelyn.
* ItAlwaysRainsAtFunerals: There's a beautiful overhead shoot of umbrellas as a grieving child weaves his way through them when Mason visits [[spoiler:his mother's]] grave.
* {{Jazz}}: Mason has an obsession with it and how it requires strict rules that must be broken. It may also be influenced by his parents [[spoiler:and his mother's death]].
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Amber plays this role. [[Spoiler: She may even literally be a dream girl depending on whether Berkeley is rtighht with his final conclusion.]]
*WellDoneSonGuy: Mason painted all of the Jazz postcards to impress his father [[spoiler:who is in prison for killing Mason's mother]].
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