History PlayingWith / JoinTheArmyTheySaid

22nd Feb '14 9:32:27 PM VPhantom
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* '''Implied''': The army is painted in a more positive light than usual in ''War Dogs'', suggesting that it's not a bad place to have a job.


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* '''Implied''': The army is painted in a more positive light than usual in ''War Dogs'', suggesting that it's not a bad place to have a job.
22nd Feb '14 4:58:27 PM BlackMageAnolis
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'''Implied''': The army is painted in a more positive light than usual in ''War Dogs'', suggesting that it's not a bad place to have a job.

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* '''Implied''': The army is painted in a more positive light than usual in ''War Dogs'', suggesting that it's not a bad place to have a job.
22nd Feb '14 4:58:03 PM BlackMageAnolis
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'''Implied''': The army is painted in a more positive light than usual in ''War Dogs'', suggesting that it's not a bad place to have a job.



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22nd Feb '14 4:56:22 PM BlackMageAnolis
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* '''Deconstructed''': Someone joins the army, expecting it to be all roses and sunshine, and he or she isn't prepared for [[WarIsHell not only the grueling hardships and the physical and psychological trials and tribulations of war,]] but also those faced during boot camp and training.
14th Aug '13 8:01:10 PM dclark
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'''Basic Trope''': The Movie has the messages about Joining the Army

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'''Basic Trope''': The Movie has the strong messages about Joining the Army



* '''Exaggerated''': The movie ''War Dogs'' has overglorification of army life.

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* '''Exaggerated''': The movie ''War Dogs'' has overglorification of overglorifies army life.



* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Averted''': ???
''War Dogs'' doesn't really have a message, either positive or negative, about joining the army.
* '''Enforced''': ???''War Dogs'' is a propaganda film.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Is this another 'Join the Army! It'll make you a MAN!' type movie? They get pretty tedious."
5th Apr '13 7:18:14 PM Lullabee
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???'''Downplayed''': The movie ''War Dogs'' makes the Army look all right, if you like that sort of thing.



* '''Subverted''': ???
* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': ???
'''Subverted''': The movie ''War Dogs'' starts with an idealistic character joining the Army, getting strong and fit in boot camp, making lots of friends, and shipping out to an exotic location. The exotic location gets blown to shreds and so do his friends, and he's left a shattered wreck of a man.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???But then he recovers and uses the skills he learned in the Army to become a {{badass}} and [[IHaveYourWife rescue his wife from danger]], which leaves him looking like a role model.



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* '''Defied''': ???The writer and director think joining the Army is a SenselessSacrifice, so all the soldiers in ''War Dogs'' die, commit evil acts, or both, suffering all the while, to show that WarIsHell.
30th Jan '13 12:27:04 AM bhlee0019
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* '''Straight''': The movie tells people to join the army.
* '''Exaggerated''': The movie has overglorification of army life.

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* '''Straight''': The movie ''War Dogs'' tells people to join the army.
* '''Exaggerated''': The movie ''War Dogs'' has overglorification of army life.
30th Jan '13 12:27:04 AM bhlee0019
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30th Jan '13 12:26:23 AM bhlee0019
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* '''Inverted''': The movie ''WarDogs'' is an anti-war movie.

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* '''Inverted''': The movie ''WarDogs'' ''War Dogs'' is an anti-war movie.
30th Jan '13 12:26:08 AM bhlee0019
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'''Basic Trope''': The Movie has the messages about Join the Army

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'''Basic Trope''': The Movie has the messages about Join Joining the Army



* '''Exaggerated''': ???

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* '''Exaggerated''': ???The movie has overglorification of army life.



* '''Inverted''': ???

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* '''Inverted''': ???The movie ''WarDogs'' is an anti-war movie.
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