History YMMV / OverdrawnAtTheMemoryBank

23rd Jul '16 9:04:16 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* DesignatedHero: Fingal. You can't blame him for being upset at how things have gone for him, but that doesn't justify his actions. He fights against Novicorp even as they're trying to recover his body (even if they're only doing it to save their stock value, as explained in a scene cut from the MST version) and even after Apollonia explains that his actions in the computer are affecting the real world he continues to screw around just to piss them off. It's clear he didn't know just how widespread the damage was, but he still knew he was doing ''something''.

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* DesignatedHero: Fingal. You can't blame him for being upset at how things have gone for him, but that doesn't justify his actions. He fights against Novicorp even as they're trying to recover his body (even if they're only doing it to save their stock value, as explained in a scene cut from the MST version) and even after Apollonia explains that his actions in the computer are affecting the real world he continues to screw around just to piss them off. It's clear he didn't know just how widespread the damage was, but he still knew he was doing ''something''. Even his original act of "rebellion" is wasting time watching movies on the clock; it's sort of half explained they've fallen out of fashion and he can't get them otherwise, but this is never really made explicit beyond his coworkers not being familiar with them.
12th Jun '16 12:57:25 AM Mikeyfan93
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* HamAndCheese: It might have been the first time Raul turned in an enjoyably hammy performance in a movie far beneath his talents, and [[Film/StreetFighter it certainly wouldn't be the last]].

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* HamAndCheese: It might have been the first time Raul turned in an enjoyably hammy performance in a movie far beneath his talents, and it [[Film/TheAddamsFamily certainly wouldn't]] [[Film/StreetFighter it certainly wouldn't be the last]].
19th Sep '15 9:06:41 AM wrm5
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* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. He's definitely a SmugSnake and it's pretty clear that he has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") But the movie doesn't spend a whole lot of time explaining any of that, so as far as the audience knows the Chairman is just kind of a selfish {{Jerkass}}.

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* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. He's definitely a SmugSnake and it's pretty clear that he has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") But the movie doesn't spend a whole lot of time explaining any of that, so as far as the audience knows the Chairman is just kind of a selfish {{Jerkass}}.{{Jerkass}} at worst.
19th Sep '15 9:04:33 AM wrm5
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The scene where Apollonia [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext pretends to be Venus and gives Fingal the "stone" tablets]]
* DesignatedHero: Fingal. Consider: Novicorp is trying to find his body. ''They're trying to help him.'' He has no clear reason to try and take them down, and they don't start sending cyber-thugs after him until his unprovoked attack. They even ''keep'' trying to find his body after he turns against them. Oh yes, and he also wreaks havoc with the global weather system, no doubt ''killing hundreds.'' This could actually qualify HIM as the villain!
** Well, they're not looking for his body because they're all that worried for his well-being, they're doing it because once word got out that someone lost their body while doppling their stock prices started to plummet (Not speculation-- this comes from a scene cut out of the MST version). Once the chairman decides that Fingal is more trouble than he's worth his first reaction was to (effectively) just kill him instead.
* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. They get on Fingal's case because he spends his time watching movies instead of working, but they don't ''fire'' him, they effectively make him take a vacation. But we know the MegaCorp is evil because it's very successful, and the Chairman is evil because he looks like the ancestor of the [[Literature/{{Dune}} Baron Harkonnen]]
** It's pretty clear that the Chairman has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") Not that the movie can be bothered to explain what the ''something'' is.
* FridgeHorror: The moment you realize, this movie was "made possible from viewers like you" yep, the general public paid for this movie out of their own pockets.
** When Fingal's body is eventually found, Djamilla off-handedly remarks that he was mistakenly next in line for a sex-change operation. Considering that his body tag was stolen and switched with someone else's, whatever happened to the ''actual'' owner of that sex-change tag that we see in the beginning of the film?

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The scene where Apollonia [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext pretends to be Venus and gives Fingal the "stone" stone tablets]]
* DesignatedHero: Fingal. Consider: You can't blame him for being upset at how things have gone for him, but that doesn't justify his actions. He fights against Novicorp is trying to find his body. ''They're trying to help him.'' He has no clear reason to try and take them down, and they don't start sending cyber-thugs after him until his unprovoked attack. They even ''keep'' trying to find his body after he turns against them. Oh yes, and he also wreaks havoc with the global weather system, no doubt ''killing hundreds.'' This could actually qualify HIM as the villain!
** Well,
they're not looking for trying to recover his body because (even if they're all that worried for his well-being, they're only doing it because once word got out that someone lost their body while doppling to save their stock prices started to plummet (Not speculation-- this comes from value, as explained in a scene cut out of from the MST version). Once the chairman decides version) and even after Apollonia explains that Fingal is more trouble than he's worth his first reaction was actions in the computer are affecting the real world he continues to (effectively) screw around just kill him instead.
to piss them off. It's clear he didn't know just how widespread the damage was, but he still knew he was doing ''something''.
* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. They get on Fingal's case because he spends his time watching movies instead of working, but they don't ''fire'' him, they effectively make him take He's definitely a vacation. But we know the MegaCorp is evil because SmugSnake and it's very successful, and the Chairman is evil because he looks like the ancestor of the [[Literature/{{Dune}} Baron Harkonnen]]
** It's
pretty clear that the Chairman he has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") Not that But the movie can be bothered to explain what doesn't spend a whole lot of time explaining any of that, so as far as the ''something'' is.
audience knows the Chairman is just kind of a selfish {{Jerkass}}.
* FridgeHorror: The moment you realize, this movie was "made possible from viewers like you" yep, the general public paid for this movie out of their own pockets.
**
When Fingal's body is eventually found, Djamilla off-handedly remarks that he was mistakenly next in line for a sex-change operation. Considering that his body tag was stolen and switched with someone else's, whatever happened to the ''actual'' owner of that sex-change tag that we see in the beginning of the film?
8th Jul '15 6:50:12 AM lady_peaseblossom
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** When Fingal's body is eventually found, Djamilla off-handedly remarks that he was mistakenly next in line for a sex-change operation. Considering that his body tag was stolen and switched with someone else's, whatever happened to the ''actual'' owner of that sex-change tag?

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** When Fingal's body is eventually found, Djamilla off-handedly remarks that he was mistakenly next in line for a sex-change operation. Considering that his body tag was stolen and switched with someone else's, whatever happened to the ''actual'' owner of that sex-change tag?tag that we see in the beginning of the film?
8th Jul '15 6:49:10 AM lady_peaseblossom
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** When Fingal's body is eventually found, Djamilla off-handedly remarks that he was mistakenly next in line for a sex-change operation. Considering that his body tag was stolen and switched with someone else's, whatever happened to the ''actual'' owner of that sex-change tag?
1st Apr '15 4:52:33 PM DavidDelony
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* HilariousInHindsight: Thanks to advances in technology, "scrolling up cinemas" is a big problem in offices.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Thanks to advances in technology, "scrolling up cinemas" is now a big problem in offices.
27th Feb '15 1:47:55 AM wrm5
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: YMMV, the plot is actually kinda cool, the acting and everything else, not so much.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: YMMV, the plot is actually kinda cool, the acting The short story was pretty good and everything else, not so much.definitely could have made a good movie.
27th Feb '15 1:46:37 AM wrm5
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* DesignatedHero: Fingal. Consider: Novicorp is trying to find his body. ''They're trying to help him.'' He has no clear reason to try and take them down, and iirc, they don't start sending cyber-thugs after him until his unprovoked attack. They even ''keep'' trying to find his body after he turns against them. Oh yes, and he also wreaks havoc with the global weather system, no doubt ''killing hundreds.'' This could actually qualify HIM as the villain!

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* DesignatedHero: Fingal. Consider: Novicorp is trying to find his body. ''They're trying to help him.'' He has no clear reason to try and take them down, and iirc, they don't start sending cyber-thugs after him until his unprovoked attack. They even ''keep'' trying to find his body after he turns against them. Oh yes, and he also wreaks havoc with the global weather system, no doubt ''killing hundreds.'' This could actually qualify HIM as the villain! villain!
** Well, they're not looking for his body because they're all that worried for his well-being, they're doing it because once word got out that someone lost their body while doppling their stock prices started to plummet (Not speculation-- this comes from a scene cut out of the MST version). Once the chairman decides that Fingal is more trouble than he's worth his first reaction was to (effectively) just kill him instead.



*** It's pretty clear that the Chairman has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") Not that the movie can be bothered to explain what the ''something'' is.
** Well, they're not looking for his body because they're all that worried for his well-being, they're doing it because once word got out that someone lost their body while doppling their stock prices started to plummet (Not speculation-- this comes from a scene cut out of the MST version). Once the chairman decides that Fingal is more trouble than he's worth his first reaction was to (effectively) just kill him instead.

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*** ** It's pretty clear that the Chairman has ''something'' big planned for when they've buried Lexicorp once and for all. ("WE. WILL. WIN!") Not that the movie can be bothered to explain what the ''something'' is.
** Well, they're not looking for his body because they're all that worried for his well-being, they're doing it because once word got out that someone lost their body while doppling their stock prices started to plummet (Not speculation-- this comes from a scene cut out of the MST version). Once the chairman decides that Fingal is more trouble than he's worth his first reaction was to (effectively) just kill him instead.
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* GodModeSue: The whole film from rehab onwards basically just makes Fingal into this and given he does get away with the crap he pulls, it makes it more evident.



** [[MemeticMutation Of COURSE!]]



** "I'm '''interfaaaaaaaaaaaaced'''!!!"
** Pfft, that's nothing. When Apollonia takes the form of Fingal's dead mom to talk to him...
--->'''Fingal:''' Mom...'m I nuts?
** No. I have just one quote for you.
--->'''Fingal:'''And you don't need all that pizzazz! You're enough! Oh, goddess of transitory!



* WhatAnIdiot: "How do I calm this man down and help him stay grounded in reality? Hm...I know! I'll [[DeadPersonImpersonation pretend]] to be his dead mother!"
** It was already explained that there was no way to communicate with Fingal at that point without being something familiar to him. Being one of the bad guys from ''{{Casablanca}}'' wouldn't help Apollonia...
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: At one point Apollonia confronts Fingal in the computer to try to dissuade him from messing with the computer systems, appearing out of the sky like a Messenger Of God, complete with a CherubicChoir, GodivaHair and two stone tablets. "Thou shalt not screw around with things thou dost not understand. Thou shalt not meddle in Novicorp hardware, or Novicorp shall hold thee responsible! Thou shalt not break out of [=HX368=]! Thou shalt not program!"
25th Feb '15 5:57:16 PM JasonJD48
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* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. They get on Fingal's case because he spends his time watching movies instead of working, but they don't ''fire'' him, they effectively make him take a vacation. But we know the MegaCorp is evil because it's very successful, and the Chairman is evil because he looks like the ancestor of the [[{{Dune}} Baron Harkonnen]]

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* DesignatedVillain: Novicorp and the Fat Chairman. They get on Fingal's case because he spends his time watching movies instead of working, but they don't ''fire'' him, they effectively make him take a vacation. But we know the MegaCorp is evil because it's very successful, and the Chairman is evil because he looks like the ancestor of the [[{{Dune}} [[Literature/{{Dune}} Baron Harkonnen]]
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