History TearJerker / Megamind

12th Oct '14 4:44:43 AM SaramarCar
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** Admittedly, it could just be because here he is, Megamind, at Metro Man's monument, and here Roxanne is, about to find him trying to blow it up.
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** Admittedly, it could just be because here he is, Megamind, at Metro Man's monument, and here here, Roxanne is, is about to find him trying to blow it up.
12th Oct '14 4:42:18 AM SaramarCar
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** Let us examine the opening scene a little more closely. Two planets are sucked into a black hole. Two babies, one from each planet, are sent away. Apparently, both were heading for the mansion...but Metro Man's pod ''pushed'' Megamind's out of the way, causing the latter to land in prison. Sure, Megamind had his own loving family, and the Warden (revealed in a later scene) was almost like a father figure for him. And let's face it, Megs probably would have turned out all right...if he hadn't gone to school. Those kids never gave him a chance. Metro Man, the supposed hero, never gave him a chance. Heck, even the ''teacher'' picked on him! Had these kids been nicer to Megs, the entire plot of the movie could have been avoided, and Megs could have lived a happier life. Realizing this...it's impossible for your heart ''not'' to break.
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** Let us examine the opening scene a little more closely. Two planets are sucked into a black hole. Two babies, one from each planet, are sent away. Apparently, both were heading for the mansion... but Metro Man's pod ''pushed'' Megamind's out of the way, causing the latter to land in prison. Sure, Megamind had his own loving family, and the Warden (revealed in a later scene) was almost like a father figure for him. And let's face it, Megs probably would have turned out all right... if he hadn't gone to school. Those kids never gave him a chance. Metro Man, the supposed hero, never gave him a chance. Heck, even the ''teacher'' picked on him! Had these kids been nicer to Megs, the entire plot of the movie could have been avoided, and Megs could have lived a happier life. Realizing this... it's impossible for your heart ''not'' to break.
11th Oct '14 8:50:31 PM SignorYaoiHands
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* A small moment, but how about right before Megamind takes on the persona of Bernard. Roxanne finds someone [Megamind] there and calls out. Megamind starts to panic and worriedly looks down at his pajamas. This brief moment shows how truly insecure Megamind is to the point that he would pretend to be someone else just so his dream girl won't be reproached by him.
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* A small moment, but how about right before Megamind takes on the persona of Bernard. Roxanne finds someone [Megamind] there and calls out. Megamind starts to panic and worriedly looks down at his pajamas. This brief moment shows how truly insecure Megamind is to the point that he would pretend to be someone else just so his dream girl won't be reproached by him.him. ** Admittedly, it could just be because here he is, Megamind, at Metro Man's monument, and here Roxanne is, about to find him trying to blow it up.
11th Aug '14 7:32:43 PM creader
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* Discovering that Metro Man was a StepfordSmiler behind his superhero persona, feeling trapped in his role of TheCape by the expectations of the world around him.
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* Discovering that Metro Man was a StepfordSmiler behind his superhero persona, feeling trapped in his role of TheCape by the expectations of the world around him. * A small moment, but how about right before Megamind takes on the persona of Bernard. Roxanne finds someone [Megamind] there and calls out. Megamind starts to panic and worriedly looks down at his pajamas. This brief moment shows how truly insecure Megamind is to the point that he would pretend to be someone else just so his dream girl won't be reproached by him.
26th Jul '14 2:12:24 PM AnotherGuy
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* Discovering that Metro Man was a StepfordSmiler behind his superhero persona, feeling trapped in his role of TheHero by the expectations of the world around him.
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* Discovering that Metro Man was a StepfordSmiler behind his superhero persona, feeling trapped in his role of TheHero TheCape by the expectations of the world around him.
18th Mar '14 8:29:32 PM Cakeman
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* For this troper, the opening sequence definitely qualified- not just his repeated attempts at acceptance from his peers, but in the voiceover, just how much he sounds like he's trying to convince himself that he enjoys what he does. ** Let us examine the opening scene a little more closely. Two planets are sucked into a black hole. Two babies, one from each planet, are sent away. Apparently, both were heading for the mansion...but Metro Man's pod ''pushed'' Megamind's out of the way, causing the latter to land in prison. Sure, Megamind had his own loving family, and the Warden (revealed in a later scene) was almost like a father figure for him. And let's face it, Megs probably would have turned out all right...if he hadn't gone to school. Seriously, he was treated like crap at that school. Those kids never gave him a chance. Metro Man, the supposed hero, never gave him a chance. Heck, even the ''teacher'' picked on him! In RealLife, those actions would have gotten her worse than fired. Had these kids been nicer to Megs, the entire plot of the movie could have been avoided, and Megs could have lived a happier life. Realizing this...it's impossible for your heart ''not'' to break.
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* For this troper, the The opening sequence definitely qualified- not just his repeated attempts at acceptance from his peers, but in the voiceover, just how much he sounds like he's trying to convince himself that he enjoys what he does. ** Let us examine the opening scene a little more closely. Two planets are sucked into a black hole. Two babies, one from each planet, are sent away. Apparently, both were heading for the mansion...but Metro Man's pod ''pushed'' Megamind's out of the way, causing the latter to land in prison. Sure, Megamind had his own loving family, and the Warden (revealed in a later scene) was almost like a father figure for him. And let's face it, Megs probably would have turned out all right...if he hadn't gone to school. Seriously, he was treated like crap at that school. Those kids never gave him a chance. Metro Man, the supposed hero, never gave him a chance. Heck, even the ''teacher'' picked on him! In RealLife, those actions would have gotten her worse than fired. Had these kids been nicer to Megs, the entire plot of the movie could have been avoided, and Megs could have lived a happier life. Realizing this...it's impossible for your heart ''not'' to break.
10th Nov '13 9:51:06 AM SharleeD
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** The simple fact that Megamind's parents, knowing they wouldn't be there for their son, gave him a protector and companion to accompany him to Earth. Even ''Superman'''s parents didn't think to do that.
9th Aug '13 4:56:28 AM Vandegraff1
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** My God, you just can't control yourself when you see his face as he stares at Roxanne. That sad and lost frown like he would be a kicked puppy whimpering in a corner, those huge green eyes that basically scream "I'm sorry" while glinting as he would burst into tears at any second. But what really makes it the depressing moment ever, is this:
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** My God, you just can't control yourself when you see his face as he stares at Roxanne. That sad and lost frown like he would be a kicked puppy whimpering in a corner, those huge green eyes that basically scream "I'm sorry" while glinting as he would burst into tears at any second. But what really makes it the most depressing moment ever, ever is this:
14th Jul '13 9:56:48 PM TheDogSage
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* Minion's death. [[spoiler: Except he didn't.]]
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* Minion's death. [[spoiler: Except he didn't.]]]] * Discovering that Metro Man was a StepfordSmiler behind his superhero persona, feeling trapped in his role of TheHero by the expectations of the world around him.
21st May '13 2:12:19 PM Axquirix
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** There's a more subtle point in there, too: when Megamind jumps out of the car and Roxxie turns to walk away, he calls out "I can explain!" Roxxie doesn't say anything, but we're still treated to her line of thought - as the camera follows her, in the background one of Megamind's campaign parody posters comes into view, specifically the bottom half of it. "No, you can't."
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