History Film / TheAssociate

24th Sep '16 6:03:34 PM nombretomado
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* TheCameo: Golf player Johnny Miller and DonaldTrump.

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* TheCameo: Golf player Johnny Miller and DonaldTrump.Creator/DonaldTrump.
24th Sep '15 5:49:59 PM Fireblood
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* TheBabyTrap: Camille attempts one on Laurel when she's disguised as a man.
24th Sep '15 5:48:29 PM Fireblood
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* MeaningfulBirthDate: Laurel invokes this when creating Cutty, writing his birth date as being around the Crash of 1929.
24th Sep '15 5:45:10 PM Fireblood
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* AmbitionIsEvil: Averted. If it werenít for Laurelís ambition to implement her own ideas, Syntonex would have gone bankrupt.
* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: Camilleís reaction to Cuttyís disinterest in her.
* BlackBraAndPanties: Camille wears it well.

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* AmbitionIsEvil: Averted.{{Averted}}. If it werenít for Laurelís ambition to implement her own ideas, Syntonex would have gone bankrupt.
* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: Camilleís reaction to Cuttyís disinterest in her. \n* BlackBraAndPanties: Camille wears it well.



* CorruptCorporateExecutive / ThereAreNoGoodExecutives: Played straight. Even [[spoiler: Fallon]] whom Laurel trusted with most of her business ended up selling her out in favor of doing business with Cutty only.

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive / ThereAreNoGoodExecutives: Played straight. {{Played straight}}. Even [[spoiler: Fallon]] Fallon]], whom Laurel trusted with most of her business business, ended up selling her out in favor of doing business with Cutty only.



* HystericalWoman: Inverted. Laurel uses this trope to her advantage. During a board meeting, everyone refuses to go over an important business plan because Cutty couldn't make it. Laurel has a phony breakdown and the men agree to read the proposal immediately.

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* HystericalWoman: Inverted.{{Inverted}}. Laurel uses this trope to her advantage. During a board meeting, everyone refuses to go over an important business plan because Cutty couldn't make it. Laurel has a phony breakdown and the men agree to read the proposal immediately.



** For a film about womenís struggle in the workplace, there are a surprising number of them. Most notably, Camille has a chat with Laurel while trying on [[BlackBraAndPanties lingerie]]. She wears the same getup while trying to seduce Cutty and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Laurel almost gives herself away when she notices]].
** Frankís girlfriend slinks around in holiday themed lingerie in one scene.

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** For a film about womenís struggle in the workplace, there are a surprising number of them. Most notably, Camille has a chat with Laurel while trying on [[BlackBraAndPanties lingerie]]. lingerie. She wears the same getup a black bra and panties while trying to seduce Cutty Cutty, and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Laurel almost gives herself away when she notices]].
** Frankís girlfriend slinks around in holiday themed holiday-themed lingerie in one scene.



* StockUnderwear: Camille wears a black bra and panties quite well.



* TechnologyMarchesOn:
** Laurel is incredibly impressed when Sally categorizes all her files in the computer. The most glaring example is Sally and Laurel watching the news on Sallyís brand new portable television (complete with a foot long antenna).
** Aseopís groundbreaking new software looks pretty primitive to modern eyes.
7th Sep '15 1:04:01 PM nombretomado
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* NewYorkCity: The setting for the film. Most of it has to do with Wall Street and other business districts.
14th May '14 3:35:32 AM redandready45
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* MeaningfulBirthDate: Laurel invokes this when creating Cutty, writing his birth date as being around the Crash of 1929.
9th Mar '14 3:49:45 AM RatOfSteel
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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: When Cutty reveals "his" true identity at the Peabody Club, Camille (who had started rumors about being pregnant with Cutty's child after Cutty refused to sleep with her) passes out cold.

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: When Cutty reveals "his" true identity at the Peabody Club, Camille (who had started rumors about her being pregnant with Cutty's child after Cutty refused to sleep with her) child) passes out cold.
9th Mar '14 3:48:42 AM RatOfSteel
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** Aseopís groundbreaking new software looks pretty primitive to modern eyes.

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** Aseopís groundbreaking new software looks pretty primitive to modern eyes. eyes.
* UnsettlingGenderReveal: When Cutty reveals "his" true identity at the Peabody Club, Camille (who had started rumors about being pregnant with Cutty's child after Cutty refused to sleep with her) passes out cold.
13th Jun '13 2:04:22 PM MarkLungo
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Some of the more obvious ones: [[HannahAndHerSisters Dianne]] [[EdwardScissorhands Wiest]] plays Sally, BebeNeuwirth plays Camille, and Eli Wallach plays Fallon.
** AllisonJanney makes a small appearance as Sandy, the other businesswoman at the strip club.
13th Jun '13 10:31:06 AM SeptimusHeap
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* EverybodyKnewAlready: [[spoiler: Sally]] figured out about Cutty's nonexistence weeks before Laurel came out with it. [[spoiler: She went along with it for Laurel's sake ''and'' because the benefits were fantastic.]]



* TheNotSecret: [[spoiler: Sally]] figured out about Cutty's nonexistence weeks before Laurel came out with it. [[spoiler: She went along with it for Laurel's sake ''and'' because the benefits were fantastic.]]
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