History Film / TheWorldsEnd

28th Aug '16 12:19:16 PM SorPepita
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* ClarkesThirdLaw/SufficientlyAdvancedAlien: The Blanks/The Network have technology beyond the scope of modern humanity, capable of interstellar travel and creating near-perfect robot duplicates of humans with seemingly unlimited stamina and the ability to function even when extremely heavily damaged. However, when said robots are damaged, it's revealed that they are hollow on the inside, with no circuits or machinery of any kind (even if they make mechanical whirring noises as they move around); just a strange blue ink that coats the inside of their hollow plastic bodies. Furthermore, their limbs and heads are held together by joints similar to action figures, which begs the question as to how the Blanks are capable of eating and drinking as they do in the film. Even the [[spoiler:giant robot statue that comes to life halfway through the film seems magical in nature, having sleek, solid metal limbs with no visible joints]]. The only conclusion one can draw from all this is that the Network's technology is just so much more advanced that ours that to us it appears nonsensical.

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* ClarkesThirdLaw/SufficientlyAdvancedAlien: ClarkesThirdLaw / SufficientlyAdvancedAlien: The Blanks/The Network have technology beyond the scope of modern humanity, capable of interstellar travel and creating near-perfect robot duplicates of humans with seemingly unlimited stamina and the ability to function even when extremely heavily damaged. However, when said robots are damaged, it's revealed that they are hollow on the inside, with no circuits or machinery of any kind (even if they make mechanical whirring noises as they move around); just a strange blue ink that coats the inside of their hollow plastic bodies. Furthermore, their limbs and heads are held together by joints similar to action figures, which begs the question as to how the Blanks are capable of eating and drinking as they do in the film. Even the [[spoiler:giant robot statue that comes to life halfway through the film seems magical in nature, having sleek, solid metal limbs with no visible joints]]. The only conclusion one can draw from all this is that the Network's technology is just so much more advanced that ours that to us it appears nonsensical.
9th Aug '16 3:20:09 AM Hjortron18
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* TwoWordsICantCount: After being asked how his mother's funeral was, Gary answers: "It's difficult to put into words. But if I had to choose three, I would say, "Really, really sad." Oh, no, that's two, isn't it? How about, "Really, very sad"?

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* TwoWordsICantCount: After being asked how his mother's funeral was, Gary answers: "It's difficult to put into words. But if I had to choose three, I would say, "Really, 'Really, really sad." ' Oh, no, that's two, isn't it? How about, "Really, 'Really, very sad"?sad'?"
27th Jul '16 7:55:43 PM Generality
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* ArtificialAtmosphericActions: It's subtle, but the background extras in the pub scenes are all going about their business: extremely limited, repetitive business. This kind of lazy choreography would normally be a sign of a poor production, but in this case it's actually a very sneaky hint that [[spoiler: the populace of Newton Haven are not real people]].
6th Jul '16 5:39:00 PM Hjortron18
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* TwoWordsICantCount: After being asked how his mother's funeral was, Gary answers: "It's difficult to put into words. But if I had to choose three, I would say, "Really, really sad." Oh, no, that's two, isn't it? How about, "Really, very sad"?
5th Jul '16 9:44:18 PM AnotherGuy
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** It's ''Literature/TheStepfordWives'' meets AlienInvasion. Almost everyone in the film is a StepfordSmiler: the town, Gary, Andy, and Pete in particular. (Steve and Sam are just CannotSpitItOut victims.)

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** It's ''Literature/TheStepfordWives'' meets AlienInvasion. Almost everyone in the film is a StepfordSmiler: the town, Gary, Andy, and Pete in particular. (Steve and Sam are just CannotSpitItOut victims.) Heck, Edgar Wright stated the Blanks are based on the movie poster (seen on the film's trope page.)
5th Jul '16 9:42:42 PM AnotherGuy
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** It's ''Literature/TheStepfordWives'' meets AlienInvasion. Almost everyone in the film is a StepfordSmiler: the town, Gary, Andy, and Pete in particular. (Steve and Sam are just CannotSpitItOut victims.)
5th Jul '16 9:32:59 PM AnotherGuy
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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: As explained InUniverse, the "Let's Boo Boo!" was derived from "ExitPursuedByABear" from ''Theatre/AWintersTale''.

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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: As explained InUniverse, the "Let's Boo Boo!" was derived from "ExitPursuedByABear" from ''Theatre/AWintersTale''.''Theatre/TheWintersTale''.
5th Jul '16 9:32:37 PM AnotherGuy
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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: As explained InUniverse, the "Let's Boo Boo!" was derived from "ExitPursuedByABear" from ''Theatre/AWintersTale''.
4th Jul '16 3:21:33 AM Hjortron18
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* TheDanza: Greg, Seb, Luke, Tyler and Sam, (the teenagers in "The Cross Hands") and Kelly and Stacey (the twins in "The Two-Headed Dog").
4th Jul '16 3:03:29 AM Hjortron18
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