History YMMV / FieldOfDreams

7th Dec '15 2:58:01 PM kyeo
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* TearJerker: This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] movies
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* TearJerker: This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] moviesmovies. * UnfortunateImplications -- [[http://www.boston.com/sports/columnists/pierce/2010/05/plant_the_corn_again_please.html Some]] have raised their eyebrows at the fact that no black or Latino players showed up in the movie. Granted, major league baseball wasn't integrated until the 50's, but the Negro Leagues had their own great players and if Shoeless Joe got to have his injustice addressed on the Field of Dreams, surely great ball players kept out by segregation could too. Some try to explain this by saying Shoeless Joe only brought back fellow Black Sox players, but that doesn't explain Moonlight Graham or [[spoiler: Ray's dad]].
1st Oct '15 2:01:40 PM DragonQuestZ
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Even before we had that trope, it still didn't apply to the other one. A misuse is still a misuse.
* HilariousInHindsight / RealitySubtext: More like Heartwarming In Hindsight, as Shoeless Joe tells Moonlight "you were good". It is Burt Lancaster's filmic epitaph, as it was his final role.
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* HilariousInHindsight HeartwarmingInHindsight / RealitySubtext: More like Heartwarming In Hindsight, as Shoeless Joe tells Moonlight "you were good". It is Burt Lancaster's filmic epitaph, as it was his final role.
14th May '15 7:03:51 PM wittylibrarian
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: the [[http://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/19570/did-terence-mann-die fan theory that Terence Mann was a ghost himself]], having died alone in that apartment, brought back to fulfill his dream of watching the game he loved as a child.
6th Jan '15 5:57:58 AM AnotherGuy
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* HilariousInHindsight / RealitySubtext: More like Heartwarming In Hindsight, as Shoeless Joe tells Moonlight "you were good". It is Burt Lancaster's filmic epitaph, as it was his final role.
5th Oct '14 9:05:27 AM Eagal
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* AwardSnub -- Lost the best picture award in 1989 to ''DrivingMissDaisy''. * MemeticMutation -- "If you build it, he will come.". [[BeamMeUpScotty Although it's too often quoted as "If you build it, they will come."]].
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* AwardSnub -- AwardSnub: Lost the best picture award in 1989 to ''DrivingMissDaisy''. * MemeticMutation -- MemeticMutation: "If you build it, he will come.". [[BeamMeUpScotty Although it's too often quoted as "If you build it, they will come."]].

* TearJerker -- This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] movies
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* TearJerker -- TearJerker: This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] movies
5th Oct '14 9:02:11 AM Eagal
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* StrawmanHasAPoint: The closest the film has to an antagonist is Ray's brother-in-law Mark. Until [[spoiler: Doc/Moonlight saved Karin's life]], he couldn't see the ghosts. So, from his perspective, Ray--an inexperienced farmer--mowed his field to build a baseball diamond with no other means of supporting his family. He was concerned with having his sister and niece being bankrupt from Ray's field.
5th Oct '14 9:01:25 AM Eagal
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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments -- The final game of Catch between Ray and his dad. If you don't get a warm feeling, get back in your coffin. You're clearly dead
5th Oct '14 9:01:09 AM Eagal
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According to the wikipedia page Jackson brought along players from the Black Sox scandal, which appear to have been his friends. They're not just random white guys selected because "Hey, white people rule!" as the article complains. Also, no mention is made of latinos.
* TearJerker -- This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] movies * UnfortunateImplications -- [[http://www.boston.com/sports/columnists/pierce/2010/05/plant_the_corn_again_please.html Some]] have raised their eyebrows at the fact that no black or Latino players showed up in the movie. Granted, major league baseball wasn't integrated until the 50's, but the Negro Leagues had their own great players and if Shoeless Joe got to have his injustice addressed on the Field of Dreams, surely great ball players kept out by segregation could too.
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* TearJerker -- This film has often been described as one of the ultimate [[ManlyTears "guy cry"]] movies * UnfortunateImplications -- [[http://www.boston.com/sports/columnists/pierce/2010/05/plant_the_corn_again_please.html Some]] have raised their eyebrows at the fact that no black or Latino players showed up in the movie. Granted, major league baseball wasn't integrated until the 50's, but the Negro Leagues had their own great players and if Shoeless Joe got to have his injustice addressed on the Field of Dreams, surely great ball players kept out by segregation could too.movies
16th Feb '14 6:33:36 PM eowynjedi
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* UnfortunateImplications -- [[http://www.boston.com/sports/columnists/pierce/2010/05/plant_the_corn_again_please.html Some]] have raised their eyebrows at the fact that no black or Latino players showed up in the movie. ** HateDumb - The color line in American baseball wasn't abolished until the 1950s. The named players that show up are all white because the players banned in real life were all white. It's reasonable to assume the unnamed players are white because they come from around the same time period where there would be no black or latino players playing. The above article also cites the omission of two players who were still alive when the film came out so obviously they wouldn't be among the dead players that show up. Pretty much a case of EverythingIsRacist on the writer's part. ** Except Negro teams existed going back to the 1880s...
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* UnfortunateImplications -- [[http://www.boston.com/sports/columnists/pierce/2010/05/plant_the_corn_again_please.html Some]] have raised their eyebrows at the fact that no black or Latino players showed up in the movie. ** HateDumb - The color line in American movie. Granted, major league baseball wasn't abolished integrated until the 1950s. The named 50's, but the Negro Leagues had their own great players that show up are all white because and if Shoeless Joe got to have his injustice addressed on the Field of Dreams, surely great ball players banned in real life were all white. It's reasonable to assume the unnamed players are white because they come from around the same time period where there would be no black or latino players playing. The above article also cites the omission of two players who were still alive when the film came kept out so obviously they wouldn't be among the dead players that show up. Pretty much a case of EverythingIsRacist on the writer's part. ** Except Negro teams existed going back to the 1880s...by segregation could too.
8th Jan '14 8:33:04 AM system
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