History Film / Unbreakable

18th Aug '16 12:24:04 AM Psychadelico
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* SecondaryColorNemesis: Elijah talks about the use of secondary colors to characterize villains in comic books. The first villain David faces on his path to becoming a superhero is a sadistic janitor who wears bright orange overalls, while his diabolical arch-enemy wears [[spoiler:purple, because it's Elijah himself.]]
27th Jul '16 9:34:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: [[spoiler: Elijah]], almost literally.



* GenreSavvy: Elijah. [[spoiler:[[DangerouslyGenreSavvy And his genre-savviness killed hundreds of people]]]].

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* GenreSavvy: Elijah. [[spoiler:[[DangerouslyGenreSavvy And [[spoiler:And his genre-savviness killed hundreds of people]]]].people]].
13th May '16 4:14:58 PM Jeduthun
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* ReligiousAndMythologicalThemeNaming: David, Elijah, and Joseph all come from Literature/TheBible. There's possibly some symbolism implied: David was a warrior king, Elijah was a prophet, and Joseph was an idealistic dreamer.
12th Apr '16 7:21:43 PM JackG
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** When Elijah is selling a comic picture [[spoiler:his description of a typical supervillain describes himself.]]
18th Mar '16 7:42:28 AM JoieDeCombat
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* IdealIllnessImmunity: David realizes he hasn't been sick in many years.

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* IdealIllnessImmunity: David realizes he hasn't been sick in many years.years - if ever.
6th Mar '16 9:12:41 PM FordPrefect
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** When David relays to Elijah that Joseph considered trying to shoot him to prove that he cannot be harmed Elijah pointedly declared that he never said he couldn't be killed.

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** When David relays to Elijah that Joseph considered trying to shoot him to prove that he cannot be harmed harmed, Elijah pointedly declared that he never said he couldn't be killed.
14th Feb '16 9:39:51 AM Jeduthun
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* CrisisOfFaith: In a DeletedScene, David has a conversation with a priest who is distraught and doubting his faith in God after losing his nephew in the train crash. This exacerbates David's SurvivorsGuilt.
25th Jan '16 4:15:10 AM Jeduthun
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* SurvivorsGuilt: David has a case of this due to being the lone survivor of the train crash. This is expanded in a couple of DeletedScenes that show him taking a ShowerOfAngst after hearing reports about the crash, and being disturbed while talking to a priest who is having a CrisisOfFaith due to losing his nephew in the crash.
25th Jan '16 4:05:31 AM Jeduthun
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* ProtoSuperhero: Discussed. Elijah expounds on the ways comic book superheroes have their roots in earlier forms and archetypes, and uses this fact to bolster his belief that they are ultimately based on real life.
4th Jan '16 4:31:32 AM Folamh3
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* WeddingRingRemoval: In the opening scene, David removes his wedding ring before flirting with a girl on a train. After a while, she ends the conversation by telling him she's married.
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