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The film was released on a road tour in 2015. One trailer can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHd_4pwP8dE here]], or the promotional website [[http://thedevilscarnival.com/main here]].

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!!Featured tropes in tonight's film include:
* AlmostKiss: June and Cora, several times [[spoiler:(Though Twin-as-Cora actually does kiss June).]]
* ArcWords: "Always Alleluia".
* BlackAndGreyMorality: You're very clearly supposed to be on Lucifer's side, but he'll be the first to admit he's "[[DoubleEntendre no saint]]."
* BreakTheCutie: June and Cora. [[spoiler: June was beaten and banished from Heaven, and ended up becoming the Painted Doll, while Cora had to watch all this happen to a friend she had feelings for, and was probably forbidden from expressing any sadness over it lest the same thing happen to her.]]
* {{Callback}}: Painted Doll and [[spoiler:The Agent]] have a scene very similar to her meeting with John in the first film. She even makes [[spoiler: The Agent]] "drink a cup of her scorn" as mentioned in her song "Prick! Goes the Scorpion's Tale" from the first film.
* CampStraight: The Designer and most of the unnamed male angels are very camp, but The Designer is clearly attracted to the women in his employ.
* CrapsaccharineWorld: Heaven is depicted as UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood with a dark undercurrent.
* ColdBloodedTorture: "Translation."
* {{Dystopia}}: Heaven, with propaganda everywhere, {{Thoughtcrime}}, and ColdBloodedTorture.
** Honestly, Hell isn't much better. Down there, you're either a mentally broken victim or the one torturing those victims...or both.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In a promotional video released before the film, one of the Librarian's minions keeps singing and speaking, despite the myriad signs around the place telling him to be quiet (and the Librarian's repeated warnings). The Librarian [[spoiler: pulls his tongue out]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Even Lucifer himself considers God evil.
* FateWorseThanDeath: Members of the lowest caste in Heaven are forced to spend all eternity doing sweatshop labor.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Each of the Rosy Bayonettes' "terrible plans" features an element of Lucifer's actual plan.]]
* GlasgowGrin: [[spoiler:Geraldine]] is given one because "her cheeks weren't smiling" when she was "serving" God.
* GodAndSatanAreBothJerks: Lucifer is, well, Lucifer, but God is a deeply unsympathetic character, and Heaven is a {{Dystopia}}.
* GoodLuckCharm: The horseshoe charm give to June by The Agent for luck in the applicant process. [[spoiler: It doesn't work.]]
* {{Hellevator}}: An elevator runs from Heaven to Hell. Naturally, only Heaven gets call buttons.
* HeteronormativeCrusader: The Watchword. "Your feelings are not only inappropriate, they're illegal."
* HistoricalRapSheet: God sings about he caused the Black Sunday dust storm of 1935, one of the worst dust storms in American history.
* HoneyTrap: The Agent is intended to act as one for June's suspected heresy; eventually [[spoiler:their roles are reversed]].
* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn: Cora is visibly set off by the mixed signals June sends brushing lint off her shoulder.
* IMeantToDoThat: God decides to claim he purposefully allows Lucifer to send condemned souls back.
* IronicEcho: The Agent tells June the story of St. Dunstan (not named) [[http://www.stdunstan.net/who-was-st-dunstan.htm coercing the Devil into avoiding homes with horseshoes]]. After [[spoiler:the Agent's arrival in Hell]], The Smith - a carny - nails a horseshoe over his shed and says, "feels like home."
* LastSecondWordSwap: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVRLLb1fK_I&t=11 "An Applicant's lips are for praising, and her fingers... (The Watchword glares at her) are for prayer."]]
* LightIsNotGood: Far, far more than the first film, having gone from creepy workshop to full-on {{Dystopia}}.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The Agent when he sees [[spoiler: what became of June in hell. Unfortunately for him, it's too little too late.]]
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: From swing to pop standard to sitars and back at breakneck speed.
* NeverMyFault: June fits this to a T.
* PetTheDog: Lucifer gets a moment of this, surprisingly enough, when he swears that he wouldn't allow the Ticket Keeper to become a martyr for him. This is [[EvenEvilHasStandards in contrast]] with a rather important aspect of Christianity. [[spoiler: And with how God treats The Agent.]]
* PrayerIsALastResort: The Agent when [[spoiler: he realizes he's been poisoned by The Painted Doll.]]
* PropagandaMachine: The Publicist and His Ladies of Virtue
* PuttingOnTheReich: The angels and applicants wear Nazi-like armbands, and many of them - especially The Agent and The Translators - have very Nazi-esque outfits. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when Painted Doll sings to [[spoiler:The Agent]] in German.
* SchoolgirlLesbians: [[spoiler:June and Cora.]] Technically, they're "Applicant" Lesbians.
* SecretRelationship: The Agent and June.
* SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny: God
* SexSlave: God's "special job" for [[spoiler:Geraldine]].
* SpeakOfTheDevil: God does not want to hear the name "Lucifer."
* ThatPoorCat: The Translators at one point throw their truncheons away in a squeaky-clean interrogation room, and cat noises are heard; when [[spoiler:God makes an unexpected appearance]] in the nightclub scene, a cat noise precedes the sudden hush that falls over the room.
* ThisMeansWarpaint: Lucifer changes his clown makeup to blue strikes across his face that are evocative of this.
* TrailersAlwaysLie: There's a shot in the trailer that looks like the Watchword is interrogating the Twin which is taken from two different scenes. The characters don't interact at all in the finished film.
* TheStinger: [[spoiler:The Twin (disguised as The Agent), serenades God with "Songs of Old".]]
* ThenLetMeBeEvil: "After The Fall," sung by Lucifer to [[spoiler:[[PluckyGirl June]] as she begins her process of transforming into [[OriginsEpisode The]] [[BrokenBird Painted]] [[FemmeFatale Doll.]]]]
* {{Thoughtcrime}}: The Watchword and The Librarian are both tasked with finding this, the former in applicants, the latter in stories.
* TrojanPrisoner: [[spoiler:The Twin]]
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:The "Merrywood" under interrogation is The Twin]].
* VillainSong: ''Many''.
** "Only by Design," sung by The Designer.
** "Good Little Dictation Machines," sung by The Translators.
** "The Watchword's Hour," sung by The Watchword.
** "Bells of the Black Sunday," sung by God.
* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.

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The film was released on a road tour in 2015. One trailer can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHd_4pwP8dE here]], or the promotional website [[http://thedevilscarnival.com/main here]].

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!!Featured tropes in tonight's film include:
* AlmostKiss: June and Cora, several times [[spoiler:(Though Twin-as-Cora actually does kiss June).]]
* ArcWords: "Always Alleluia".
* BlackAndGreyMorality: You're very clearly supposed to be on Lucifer's side, but he'll be the first to admit he's "[[DoubleEntendre no saint]]."
* BreakTheCutie: June and Cora. [[spoiler: June was beaten and banished from Heaven, and ended up becoming the Painted Doll, while Cora had to watch all this happen to a friend she had feelings for, and was probably forbidden from expressing any sadness over it lest the same thing happen to her.]]
* {{Callback}}: Painted Doll and [[spoiler:The Agent]] have a scene very similar to her meeting with John in the first film. She even makes [[spoiler: The Agent]] "drink a cup of her scorn" as mentioned in her song "Prick! Goes the Scorpion's Tale" from the first film.
* CampStraight: The Designer and most of the unnamed male angels are very camp, but The Designer is clearly attracted to the women in his employ.
* CrapsaccharineWorld: Heaven is depicted as UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood with a dark undercurrent.
* ColdBloodedTorture: "Translation."
* {{Dystopia}}: Heaven, with propaganda everywhere, {{Thoughtcrime}}, and ColdBloodedTorture.
** Honestly, Hell isn't much better. Down there, you're either a mentally broken victim or the one torturing those victims...or both.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In a promotional video released before the film, one of the Librarian's minions keeps singing and speaking, despite the myriad signs around the place telling him to be quiet (and the Librarian's repeated warnings). The Librarian [[spoiler: pulls his tongue out]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Even Lucifer himself considers God evil.
* FateWorseThanDeath: Members of the lowest caste in Heaven are forced to spend all eternity doing sweatshop labor.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Each of the Rosy Bayonettes' "terrible plans" features an element of Lucifer's actual plan.]]
* GlasgowGrin: [[spoiler:Geraldine]] is given one because "her cheeks weren't smiling" when she was "serving" God.
* GodAndSatanAreBothJerks: Lucifer is, well, Lucifer, but God is a deeply unsympathetic character, and Heaven is a {{Dystopia}}.
* GoodLuckCharm: The horseshoe charm give to June by The Agent for luck in the applicant process. [[spoiler: It doesn't work.]]
* {{Hellevator}}: An elevator runs from Heaven to Hell. Naturally, only Heaven gets call buttons.
* HeteronormativeCrusader: The Watchword. "Your feelings are not only inappropriate, they're illegal."
* HistoricalRapSheet: God sings about he caused the Black Sunday dust storm of 1935, one of the worst dust storms in American history.
* HoneyTrap: The Agent is intended to act as one for June's suspected heresy; eventually [[spoiler:their roles are reversed]].
* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn: Cora is visibly set off by the mixed signals June sends brushing lint off her shoulder.
* IMeantToDoThat: God decides to claim he purposefully allows Lucifer to send condemned souls back.
* IronicEcho: The Agent tells June the story of St. Dunstan (not named) [[http://www.stdunstan.net/who-was-st-dunstan.htm coercing the Devil into avoiding homes with horseshoes]]. After [[spoiler:the Agent's arrival in Hell]], The Smith - a carny - nails a horseshoe over his shed and says, "feels like home."
* LastSecondWordSwap: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVRLLb1fK_I&t=11 "An Applicant's lips are for praising, and her fingers... (The Watchword glares at her) are for prayer."]]
* LightIsNotGood: Far, far more than the first film, having gone from creepy workshop to full-on {{Dystopia}}.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The Agent when he sees [[spoiler: what became of June in hell. Unfortunately for him, it's too little too late.]]
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: From swing to pop standard to sitars and back at breakneck speed.
* NeverMyFault: June fits this to a T.
* PetTheDog: Lucifer gets a moment of this, surprisingly enough, when he swears that he wouldn't allow the Ticket Keeper to become a martyr for him. This is [[EvenEvilHasStandards in contrast]] with a rather important aspect of Christianity. [[spoiler: And with how God treats The Agent.]]
* PrayerIsALastResort: The Agent when [[spoiler: he realizes he's been poisoned by The Painted Doll.]]
* PropagandaMachine: The Publicist and His Ladies of Virtue
* PuttingOnTheReich: The angels and applicants wear Nazi-like armbands, and many of them - especially The Agent and The Translators - have very Nazi-esque outfits. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] when Painted Doll sings to [[spoiler:The Agent]] in German.
* SchoolgirlLesbians: [[spoiler:June and Cora.]] Technically, they're "Applicant" Lesbians.
* SecretRelationship: The Agent and June.
* SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny: God
* SexSlave: God's "special job" for [[spoiler:Geraldine]].
* SpeakOfTheDevil: God does not want to hear the name "Lucifer."
* ThatPoorCat: The Translators at one point throw their truncheons away in a squeaky-clean interrogation room, and cat noises are heard; when [[spoiler:God makes an unexpected appearance]] in the nightclub scene, a cat noise precedes the sudden hush that falls over the room.
* ThisMeansWarpaint: Lucifer changes his clown makeup to blue strikes across his face that are evocative of this.
* TrailersAlwaysLie: There's a shot in the trailer that looks like the Watchword is interrogating the Twin which is taken from two different scenes. The characters don't interact at all in the finished film.
* TheStinger: [[spoiler:The Twin (disguised as The Agent), serenades God with "Songs of Old".]]
* ThenLetMeBeEvil: "After The Fall," sung by Lucifer to [[spoiler:[[PluckyGirl June]] as she begins her process of transforming into [[OriginsEpisode The]] [[BrokenBird Painted]] [[FemmeFatale Doll.]]]]
* {{Thoughtcrime}}: The Watchword and The Librarian are both tasked with finding this, the former in applicants, the latter in stories.
* TrojanPrisoner: [[spoiler:The Twin]]
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:The "Merrywood" under interrogation is The Twin]].
* VillainSong: ''Many''.
** "Only by Design," sung by The Designer.
** "Good Little Dictation Machines," sung by The Translators.
** "The Watchword's Hour," sung by The Watchword.
** "Bells of the Black Sunday," sung by God.
* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.
here]].


''Alleluia!'' is the sequel to ''Film/TheDevilsCarnival''. Lucifer continues sending condemned souls back to Heaven, including one Ms. Merrywood. This is the prelude to all-out war... but first, he needs to tell a robed figure a story about Heaven, "the Filly and the Lapdog" (cf. "[[Literature/AesopsFables The Ass and the Lapdog]]"). In this story, about what happens when a "filly," June (Music/EmilieAutumn) fraternizes with God's prize "lapdog," The Agent (Adam Pascal), the workings of Heaven are explored, introducing figures such as The Translators (Jimmy Urine and Chantal Claret), The Publicist (Ted Neeley), The Designer (Creator/DavidHasselhoff), The Librarian (Music/TechN9ne), and The Watchword (Barry Bostwick).

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''Alleluia!'' is the sequel to ''Film/TheDevilsCarnival''. Lucifer continues sending condemned souls back to Heaven, including one Ms. Merrywood. This is the prelude to all-out war... but first, he needs to tell a robed figure a story about Heaven, "the Filly and the Lapdog" (cf. "[[Literature/AesopsFables The Ass and the Lapdog]]"). In this story, about what happens when a "filly," June (Music/EmilieAutumn) fraternizes with God's prize "lapdog," The Agent (Adam Pascal), the workings of Heaven are explored, introducing figures such as The Translators (Jimmy Urine and Chantal Claret), The Publicist (Ted Neeley), The Designer (Creator/DavidHasselhoff), The Librarian (Music/TechN9ne), and The Watchword (Barry Bostwick).
(Creator/BarryBostwick).

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* ArcWords: "Always Alleluia".


* TheVoiceless: The Painted Doll again. [[spoiler: Averted for her former self from Heaven, June. At one point, Lucifer comments that when you're not being asked to, one may not find much point in speaking at all.]]


* ThatPoorCat: The Translators at one point throw their truncheons away in a squeaky-clean interrogation room, and cat noises are heard.

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* ThatPoorCat: The Translators at one point throw their truncheons away in a squeaky-clean interrogation room, and cat noises are heard.heard; when [[spoiler:God makes an unexpected appearance]] in the nightclub scene, a cat noise precedes the sudden hush that falls over the room.

Added DiffLines:

* ThisMeansWarpaint: Lucifer changes his clown makeup to blue strikes across his face that are evocative of this.

Added DiffLines:

* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn: Cora is visibly set off by the mixed signals June sends brushing lint off her shoulder.


* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Earlier versions of the film would have included John and the Tamer from the first film as well as a bigger role for the Magician but time and scheduling prevented this from happening.

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* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Earlier versions of the film would have included John and the Tamer from the first film as well as a bigger role for the Magician but time and scheduling prevented this from happening.
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* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.

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* WhamShot: When The Agent opens the book God gave him as a present, a look of terror comes over his face. The movie cuts to a shot of the book's title page, which reveals the book is a copy of [[spoiler: [[IronicEcho The Filly and the Lapdog.]]]] Doubles as an OhCrap moment for The Agent.Agent.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Earlier versions of the film would have included John and the Tamer from the first film as well as a bigger role for the Magician but time and scheduling prevented this from happening.


* SecretRelationship: The Agent and June

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* SecretRelationship: The Agent and JuneJune.


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* TrailersAlwaysLie: There's a shot in the trailer that looks like the Watchword is interrogating the Twin which is taken from two different scenes. The characters don't interact at all in the finished film.


* TheStinger: [[spoiler:The Twin (disguised as The Agent), serenades God with "Songs of Old"]]

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* TheStinger: [[spoiler:The Twin (disguised as The Agent), serenades God with "Songs of Old"]]Old".]]


* HeteronormativeCrusader: The Watchword. "Your feelings are not only inappropriate, they're illegal"

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* HeteronormativeCrusader: The Watchword. "Your feelings are not only inappropriate, they're illegal"illegal."



* {{Jesus}}: A few lines suggest The Agent is Jesus, such as The Publicist calling him "Big Gee" or God saying "I love you like a son."


The film is, as of 9/2015, on its road tour. One trailer can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHd_4pwP8dE here]], or the promotional website [[http://thedevilscarnival.com/main here]].

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The film is, as of 9/2015, was released on its a road tour.tour in 2015. One trailer can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHd_4pwP8dE here]], or the promotional website [[http://thedevilscarnival.com/main here]].


* NeverMyFault: June fits this to a T
* NeverTrustATrailer: Some of God's lines in the trailers are profanity-laden in the actual movie. For example, the line "And you tell that fucking creature down there, who is in charge!" is featured in two trailers, but "fucking" is edited out.

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* NeverMyFault: June fits this to a T
* NeverTrustATrailer: Some of God's lines in the trailers are profanity-laden in the actual movie. For example, the line "And you tell that fucking creature down there, who is in charge!" is featured in two trailers, but "fucking" is edited out.
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