Possibly an extension to certified tropes Protect This House
and Lock and Load Montage
, 'Let's Get Tooled Up' is the fast-cutting montage of a character(s) preparing a defense, often putting the foot down on the film's pacing, before leading into a 'calm before the storm'/'if I don't make it...' scene.
- The kids in Attack the Block getting "tooled up" with an assortment of meele weapons
- Kevin in Home Alone turning his home into a Death Trap
- The Frog brothers an co. in The Lost Boys vampire-proofing the house
- Bond/M/Groundskeeper in Skyfall preparing to take on Silva/Henchmen at the family mansion