History WMG / TheCabinInTheWoods

24th Jan '18 1:28:43 AM Cryoclaste
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Exalted 1st edition has multiple end scenarios for resolving the setting meta-plot, and one of them leads to the creation of the Classic WorldofDarkness. Exalted 2nd edition meanwhile implies that Creation is the 'true history' of ''our'' world. So by slotting these in with CabinInTheWoods basically the Exalts once and for all re-defeated an escaping army of the Yozi/Neverborn (both of whom fit the description of the Ancient Ones as the 'old gods who used to rule the world' to a T) at the price of [[TheMagicGoesAway creation and magic fading to almost nothing]], including [[TheCall Exaltations]] all going away as well. But the seal required a ritualistic sacrifice every year, with the failure to maintain resulting in the Yozi/Neverborn escaping to rampage (exalts as a group have traditionally been quite willing to perform regular human sacrifice when it suits their needs). Obviously this is what's happening at the end of the movie, after all that's only the hand of ''one'' Ancient One we see and plenty of Second and Third Circle Demons are quite [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith humanoid]] and [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever quite large]] [[VoluntaryShapeshifting when they feel like it.]]

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Exalted 1st edition has multiple end scenarios for resolving the setting meta-plot, and one of them leads to the creation of the Classic WorldofDarkness.''TabletopGame/ClassicWorldOfDarkness''. Exalted 2nd edition meanwhile implies that Creation is the 'true history' of ''our'' world. So by slotting these in with CabinInTheWoods basically the Exalts once and for all re-defeated an escaping army of the Yozi/Neverborn (both of whom fit the description of the Ancient Ones as the 'old gods who used to rule the world' to a T) at the price of [[TheMagicGoesAway creation and magic fading to almost nothing]], including [[TheCall Exaltations]] all going away as well. But the seal required a ritualistic sacrifice every year, with the failure to maintain resulting in the Yozi/Neverborn escaping to rampage (exalts as a group have traditionally been quite willing to perform regular human sacrifice when it suits their needs). Obviously this is what's happening at the end of the movie, after all that's only the hand of ''one'' Ancient One we see and plenty of Second and Third Circle Demons are quite [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith humanoid]] and [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever quite large]] [[VoluntaryShapeshifting when they feel like it.]]
20th Jan '18 4:19:07 PM MarcusImpudite
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* Kevin's part was for the other workers in the facility to provide exposition. Alternatively [[BreakingTheFourthWall Kevin is us, the audience.]] He's learning about these operations at the same time we are, but unlike the sacrifices, he has the luxury of watching from the safety of the facility (or that was the plan, anyway) and pondering the ethics of what the Facility is doing, same as when we argue about whether the employees of the facility are the bad guys or not.

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* Kevin's part was for the other workers in the facility to provide exposition. Alternatively [[BreakingTheFourthWall Kevin is us, the audience.]] He's learning about these operations at the same time we are, but unlike the sacrifices, he has the luxury of watching from the safety of the facility (or that was the plan, anyway) and pondering the ethics of what the Facility is doing, same as when we argue about whether the employees of the facility are the bad guys or not.not.

[[WMG: The ritual was doomed to failure from the beginning... and not just on account of Marty]]
They messed up on too many details for it to work: they picked the wrong girls for the Whore and the Virgin, Marty's coffee mug bong not being checked, the other two guys didn't really fit their roles either. The whole thing was going to go tits up no matter what.
4th Jan '18 8:29:30 PM lilac
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It seems weird for a film [[DeconstructorFleet like this]] to have a random comic relief character who didn't have any impact on the plot. maybe he already figured out the ritual was going to fail and was acting like the fool so he could eventually [[HeroicSacrifice get him self killed to appease the ancient ones]] but it he somehow survived until the end making it AllForNothing.

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It seems weird for a film [[DeconstructorFleet like this]] to have a random comic relief character who didn't have any impact on the plot. maybe he already figured out the ritual was going to fail and was acting like the fool so he could eventually [[HeroicSacrifice get him self killed to appease the ancient ones]] but it he somehow survived until the end making it AllForNothing.AllForNothing.
* Kevin's part was for the other workers in the facility to provide exposition. Alternatively [[BreakingTheFourthWall Kevin is us, the audience.]] He's learning about these operations at the same time we are, but unlike the sacrifices, he has the luxury of watching from the safety of the facility (or that was the plan, anyway) and pondering the ethics of what the Facility is doing, same as when we argue about whether the employees of the facility are the bad guys or not.
2nd Dec '17 6:33:01 AM ading
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* {{Jossed}}. That gigantic humanoid fist, the only glimpse we get of the Ancient Ones, clearly doesn't belong to any of the classic slasher villains.
2nd Dec '17 6:26:26 AM ading
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*** They're not "kept" anywhere; the Ancient Ones are pretty clearly the ones in control of their arrangement, and both sides are aware of this.
16th Sep '17 5:09:01 PM MattP5557
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** Also he owned a football jacket and was the only one of the men whose clothes [[MrFanservice drew attention to his physique,]] since they were controlling their personalities they probably based the decision more on their appearance.



In fact, the movie takes place in one of the many {{Cosmic Retcon}}s ''Devilman'' has been through. The Ancient Ones is really God, he had the monstrosities unleashed just to screw with people and "punish" Satan again.

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In fact, the movie takes place in one of the many {{Cosmic Retcon}}s ''Devilman'' has been through. The Ancient Ones is really God, he had the monstrosities unleashed just to screw with people and "punish" Satan again.again.

[[WMG: Kevin the Intern was ObfuscatingStupidity.]]
It seems weird for a film [[DeconstructorFleet like this]] to have a random comic relief character who didn't have any impact on the plot. maybe he already figured out the ritual was going to fail and was acting like the fool so he could eventually [[HeroicSacrifice get him self killed to appease the ancient ones]] but it he somehow survived until the end making it AllForNothing.
13th Jul '17 12:55:55 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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During the scene when Curt and Jules have sex, Sitterson mentions that "they have to keep the customers happy". Obviously the ones the ritual is supposed to please is the Ancient Ones, but it wouldn't be too out there that the Organization [[PragmaticVillainy would use the deaths for additional profit]] by releasing the recordings as a snuff film. Unfortunately, this led to people being GenreSavvy about horror films, thus leading to the many ritual failures that released the Ancient Ones.

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During the scene when Curt and Jules have sex, Sitterson mentions that "they have to keep the customers happy". Obviously the ones the ritual is supposed to please is the Ancient Ones, but it wouldn't be too out there that the Organization [[PragmaticVillainy would use the deaths for additional profit]] profit by releasing the recordings as a snuff film. Unfortunately, this led to people being GenreSavvy about horror films, thus leading to the many ritual failures that released the Ancient Ones.



* At first it seems like a regular horror movie where the FinalGirl is the last one standing but the movie has a lot more jokes, sometimes focuses more on [[MediumAwareness meta humor]] and poking fun of the horror genre and with [[StonersAreFunny "The Stoner"]] being the one who [[GenreSavvy exposes the Organization's plan]] and ends the movie by [[OneLastSMoke lighting one up]] while The Ancient Ones destroy the world, makes the movie very comedic.

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* At first it seems like a regular horror movie where the FinalGirl is the last one standing but the movie has a lot more jokes, sometimes focuses more on [[MediumAwareness meta humor]] and poking fun of the horror genre and with [[StonersAreFunny "The Stoner"]] being the one who [[GenreSavvy [[SpannerInTheWorks exposes the Organization's plan]] and ends the movie by [[OneLastSMoke lighting one up]] while The Ancient Ones destroy the world, makes the movie very comedic.
14th Jun '17 12:16:29 AM jormis29
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[[WMG: The movie is in the same universe as {{Exalted}}]]

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[[WMG: The movie is in the same universe as {{Exalted}}]]TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}]]
28th Apr '17 1:20:53 PM TitoMosquito
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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names it as such as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Sitterson only put money down on the Hell Lord to divert potential suspicion: both the senior Controller ''and'' the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.

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There was no actual need for Mordecai to specify that the cabin was "the old Buckner place" during his Harbinger performance, yet he names it as such as if to prime the sacrifices' curiosity about its history. The Buckners' picture is also sitting upstairs on the cabin, making them the only ones other than (possibly) the werewolf to be Foreshadowed before the sacrifices are lured downstairs. And the subliminal voices come on ''very'' quickly, urging Dana and the rest to abandon the other items and read from the diary. If Maintenance are the ones who keep things in order "upstairs" as well as inside the facility, they had the chance to move that photo to a prominent location when they prepped the cabin, after which Mordecai dropped an additional hint when the five students showed up. Sitterson reinforced Dana's hint-nudged curiosity about the family in question, the instant he could trigger the voices without Hadley (who'd bet on the merman instead) seeing him do it. Sitterson only put money down on the Hell Lord to divert potential suspicion: both the senior Controller ''and'' the Harbinger got a share of Maintenance's winnings under-the-table. Ronald the Intern got some too, but he just got lucky.lucky.

[[WMG: The movie is canon with ''Manga/{{Devilman}}''.]]
In fact, the movie takes place in one of the many {{Cosmic Retcon}}s ''Devilman'' has been through. The Ancient Ones is really God, he had the monstrosities unleashed just to screw with people and "punish" Satan again.
15th Apr '17 12:26:51 PM nombretomado
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Eventually, the ritual would have adapted to a new form of horror stories: something similar to [[TheSlenderManMythos Slender-vlogs]]. Boy, the Organization would have had a hell of a time keeping Slender Man in one place...

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Eventually, the ritual would have adapted to a new form of horror stories: something similar to [[TheSlenderManMythos [[Franchise/TheSlenderManMythos Slender-vlogs]]. Boy, the Organization would have had a hell of a time keeping Slender Man in one place...
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