History Film / TalesFromTheDarksideTheMovie

24th Sep '17 3:25:53 AM erforce
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In the film's FramingDevice, Betty, a modern day witch, has captured a little boy named Timmy in order to [[IAmAHumanitarian turn him into a dinner]]. Timmy [[ScheherezadeGambit stalls her by reading three tales]] from the favourite book of her childhood: '''''Tales from the Darkside'''''.

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In the film's FramingDevice, Betty, a modern day witch, has captured a little boy named Timmy in order to [[IAmAHumanitarian turn him into a dinner]]. Timmy [[ScheherezadeGambit stalls her by reading three tales]] from the favourite book of her childhood: '''''Tales ''Tales from the Darkside'''''.
Darkside''.
24th Sep '17 3:25:39 AM erforce
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** In fact, [[WordOfGod Tom Savini]] has gone on record to state that ''this'' is the ''real'' Creepshow 3, unlike the InNameOnly one that came out 16 years later.
* YouLookFamiliar: Prior to the film, [[Music/{{Blondie}} Deborah Harry]], Creator/ChristianSlater and William Hickey had appeared in the television show.

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** In fact, [[WordOfGod Tom Savini]] has gone on record to state that ''this'' is the ''real'' Creepshow 3, ''Creepshow 3'', unlike the InNameOnly one that came out 16 years later.
* YouLookFamiliar: Prior to the film, [[Music/{{Blondie}} Deborah Harry]], Creator/ChristianSlater and William Hickey had appeared in the television show.
1st Jun '17 3:02:01 PM jamespolk
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# ''The Cat from Hell'': An old businessman hires a hitman to kill a cat, which he claims has killed the other members of his household. Based on a short story by Creator/StephenKing.
# ''Lover's Vow'': After an artist witnesses a gargoyle killing a person, it makes him vow to never tell about it. Based on the legend of Yuki-Onna from Lafcadio Hearn's ''Kwaidan''.

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# ''The Cat from Hell'': An old businessman hires a hitman to kill a cat, which he claims has killed the other members of his household. Based on a short story by Creator/StephenKing.
Creator/StephenKing; script by Creator/GeorgeARomero.
# ''Lover's Vow'': After an artist witnesses a gargoyle killing a person, it makes him vow to never tell about it. Based on the legend of Yuki-Onna from Lafcadio Hearn's ''Kwaidan''.
''Film/{{Kwaidan}}''.
1st May '17 9:17:52 PM SparksOfTheTempest
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* DisproportionateRetribution: The cat not only goes after some people who made millions on a drug that was fatally tested on thousands of cats, but also a servant who merely happened to work for them.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: The cat not only goes after some people who made millions on a drug that was fatally tested on thousands of cats, but also a servant who merely happened to work for them. In fairness, Drogan sent said servant to take the cat out and kill it.
2nd Jan '17 1:35:22 PM BobSaget9
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* TheFilmOfTheSeries

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* TheFilmOfTheSeriesTheFilmOfTheSeries: Not only that...
** TitleDrop: We have the book Timmy reads from actually being ''called'' "Tales from the Darkside".
30th May '16 6:24:04 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* InformedAbility: Astute viewers may notice that neither Betty nor Timmy use the word "witch" in their conversation; this is implied by the broomstick leaning against the wall in the first scene and Betty's actions.
8th May '16 3:42:02 PM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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* WhamLine: "[[spoiler:YOU PROMISED YOU'D NEVER TELL!]]"

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* WhamLine: "[[spoiler:YOU PROMISED "''[[spoiler:YOU '''PROMISED''' YOU'D NEVER TELL!]]"
TELL!]]''"
6th Feb '16 6:20:12 AM Sharlee
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* AdultFear: There's little other way to characterize a story where the main character is a barely-employed entrepreneur on the verge of starvation. [[spoiler: Or where the protagonist's ''children'' are transformed into stone gargoyles along with his wife.]]

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* AdultFear: There's little other way to characterize a story where the main character is a barely-employed entrepreneur on the verge of starvation. [[spoiler: Or where the protagonist's ''children'' are transformed into stone gargoyles along wife leaves him and takes their children with his wife.her, even if in this case it's for supernatural reasons rather than divorce.]]
6th Feb '16 6:18:06 AM Sharlee
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* AdultFear: There's little other way to characterize a story where the main character is a barely-employed entrepreneur on the verge of starvation.

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* AdultFear: There's little other way to characterize a story where the main character is a barely-employed entrepreneur on the verge of starvation. [[spoiler: Or where the protagonist's ''children'' are transformed into stone gargoyles along with his wife.]]
16th Jan '16 1:56:56 AM atomiccake
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