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1st Apr '16 11:30:17 PM MasoTey
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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.



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* ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.
15th Nov '15 10:00:49 AM nombretomado
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* ''RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.

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* ''RogueTrooper: ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper: Quartz Zone Massacre'' - The opening scene is a Nort propaganda video boasting about how much the Southers have been beaten. At the end of the scene, the camera pans out to show the TV is lying in the middle of a battlefield in which the Norts were creamed.
23rd Oct '15 4:28:59 AM StFan
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' does this with holographic billboards on Earth, and uses them to detail the movie's backstory. Pixar then took it UpToEleven by giving Buy-N-Large it's own functional website, which expands on said backstory and is packed with black humor/social commentary worthy of TheOnion.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}}'' ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' does this with holographic billboards on Earth, and uses them to detail the movie's backstory. Pixar then took it UpToEleven by giving Buy-N-Large it's Buy n Large its own functional website, which expands on said backstory and is packed with black humor/social commentary worthy of TheOnion.
''Website/TheOnion''.
2nd Aug '15 1:39:56 PM SetsunasaNiWa
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* The publicity ad for Shell Beach in ''Film/DarkCity.'' It is one of the few happy and bright images in the entire movie, where the city is [[CaptainObvious dark]] and run down. It gets truly dissonant because while the main character and his uncle remember growing up and living there, no one knows how to get there. Turns out [[spoiler: the [[RealityWarper reality warping]] aliens have implanted FakeMemories of the place in everyone, ''it never existed!'']]

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* The publicity ad for Shell Beach in ''Film/DarkCity.'' It is one of the few happy and bright images in the entire movie, where the city is [[CaptainObvious dark]] dark and run down. It gets truly dissonant because while the main character and his uncle remember growing up and living there, no one knows how to get there. Turns out [[spoiler: the [[RealityWarper reality warping]] aliens have implanted FakeMemories of the place in everyone, ''it never existed!'']]
15th Jul '15 10:09:30 AM cWager
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* Modern [[TheNewRussia Russia]] ''IS'' this trope.
** Has anyone else seen the {{DVD}}s you can get of old Russian propaganda cartoons? Try watching "Plus Electrification Now" while also picturing Russia of the 70s. Ouch.
** Turning propaganda into HypocriticalHumor this way became a canonical part of the RussianHumour.
---> A kindergarten teacher expounds on how cool it is to live in Soviet Union. One of kids starts to cry.
---> '''governess''': What's up, Vovochka?
---> '''kid''': I want to go to Soviet Unio-o-on!
* As long as we're talking about a real life section, North Korea beats Russia, [[http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/218-koreas-dark-half hands]] [[strike:[[http://www.filination.com/blog/2006/07/29/a-peek-into-north-korea/ down]]]] [[http://www.north-korea-travel.com/north-korea-information.html raised in salute to the wise leader Kim Jong Il!]]
14th Feb '15 8:51:38 PM mlsmithca
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* ''PenniesFromHeaven'' is all about this trope, starring Steven Martin and Bernadette Peters, in a comedy about how during the Depression, movies just portrayed everyone as rich, happy-- and DANCING.

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* ''PenniesFromHeaven'' ''Series/PenniesFromHeaven'' is all about this trope, starring Steven Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters, in a comedy about how during the Depression, movies just portrayed everyone as rich, happy-- and DANCING.
8th Aug '14 9:34:47 PM erforce
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* The various posters in ''VideoGame/{{Bioshock}}''. The special edition of ''VideoGame/{{Bioshock 2}}'' even comes with some print outs of them [[spoiler: with hidden messages printed in UV ink on the front]].

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* The various posters in ''VideoGame/{{Bioshock}}''. ''VideoGame/BioShock1''. The special edition of ''VideoGame/{{Bioshock 2}}'' ''VideoGame/BioShock2'' even comes with some print outs of them [[spoiler: with hidden messages printed in UV ink on the front]].
12th Nov '13 12:42:44 PM Noaqiyeum
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29th Sep '13 9:04:13 AM erforce
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VnIrXmdYhY Used with depressing effectiveness]] in ''ChildrenOfMen''.
* This was the trailer for the third ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movie.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VnIrXmdYhY Used with depressing effectiveness]] in ''ChildrenOfMen''.
''Film/ChildrenOfMen''.
* This was the trailer for the third ''Film/ResidentEvil'' movie.''Film/ResidentEvilExtinction''.
14th Jun '13 5:32:59 PM mlsmithca
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* AufWiedersehenPet featured this in its first title sequence with one of the characters walking towards the dole office in front of Satchi & Satchis famous 'Labour isn't working' poster.

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* AufWiedersehenPet ''Series/AufWiedersehenPet'' featured this in its first title sequence with one of the characters walking towards the dole office in front of Satchi Saatchi & Satchis Saatchi's famous 'Labour isn't working' poster.
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