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->'''Richard:''' …We'll be able to do the movies we ''want'', not just what we're ''allowed'' to do.

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->'''Richard:''' …We'll -->'''Richard:''' ...We'll be able to do the movies we ''want'', not just what we're ''allowed'' to do.



* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found ''cooking on the grill'' after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]

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* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found ''cooking on the grill'' after [[spoiler: she's [[spoiler:she's murdered.]]



** Diana sleeps with quite a few men, apparently. This is possibly explained by her backstory. [[spoiler: Her first boyfriend treated her badly for being Italian and threatened to leave her for other girls, basically destroying her self-confidence and leaving her terrified of commitment.]]

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** Diana sleeps with quite a few men, apparently. This is possibly explained by her backstory. [[spoiler: Her [[spoiler:Her first boyfriend treated her badly for being Italian and threatened to leave her for other girls, basically destroying her self-confidence and leaving her terrified of commitment.]]


* Ax-Crazy: The killer.



* Main/JerkassBoyfriend: Bille's ex (who is only mentioned) was emotionally abusive.

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* Main/JerkassBoyfriend: Main/BastardBoyfriend: Bille's ex (who is only mentioned) was emotionally abusive.



* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticizes ev eryone else week enough.

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* Main/EldritchAbomination: Joe's Main/Wendigos.
* Main/LosingYourHead: One crew member is killed this way.
* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticizes ev eryone everyone else week enough.


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* Main/TitleDrop: The book and in-universe movie share the same title.


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* Main/Wendigo: Joe is convinced they are the ones killing the cast and crew.

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* Main/JerkassBoyfriend: Bille's ex (who is only mentioned) was emotionally abusive.
** Diana's first boyfriend bullied her for being Italian and threatened to leave her for other girls, leaving her insecure and afraid of commitment.
-> '''Diana:''' I don't care what anyone says. When you're sixteen, that shit is important.


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* Mail/TomboyandGirlyGirl: Billie is shy, reseved, enjoys photography and collects black-and-white crime photos. Diana is bossy, demanding, Main/ReallyGetsAround and loves her job as a PR assistant.

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-> ''Things just get worse when people start turning up dead...'' - '''tagline'''


* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found "cooking on the grill" after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]

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* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found "cooking ''cooking on the grill" grill'' after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]

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* Main/ComicallyMissingThePoint: Upon finding [[spoiler: Claudia's]] creepy shrine to him, Richard is pleased at being "appreciated."


The Final Cut by Aimee Regina Belle is a murder mystery taking place in modern day British Columbia. Billie and Diana, best friends and recent graduates of UCLA, land their dream job on the set of a slasher film, only to find themselves in the middle of one. The cast and crew start to meet unfortunate accidents, and when they are trapped in the middle of nowhere, they must catch the killer before they catch them.

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The Final Cut by Aimee Regina Belle (not to be confused with movie or album of the same name) is a murder mystery taking place in modern day British Columbia. Billie and Diana, best friends and recent graduates of UCLA, land their dream job on the set of a slasher film, only to find themselves in the middle of one. The cast and crew start to meet unfortunate accidents, and when they are trapped in the middle of nowhere, they must catch the killer before they catch them. The book is available as both a hard copy and for Kindle on [[http://www.amazon.com/Aimee-Regina-Belle/e/B00P5MUWRY Amazon.]]



* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, [[spoiler: Richard.]] He later admits to Diana that the reason he's so harsh -- from screaming at everyone to [[spoiler: moving on with production after people to die off]] -- is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.

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* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, [[spoiler: Richard.]] He later admits to Diana that the reason he's so harsh -- from screaming at everyone to [[spoiler: moving on with production after people to die off]] off -- is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.



* Main/AffetionateNickname: Played with. Diana refers to Richard exclusively as Dick, which ''is'' a nickname for Richard, but it fit his personality, too. Later, it becomes this trope.

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* Main/AffetionateNickname: Main/AffectionateNickname: Played with. Diana refers to Richard exclusively as Dick, which ''is'' a nickname for Richard, but it fit his personality, too. Later, it becomes this trope.



* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found cooking on the grill after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]

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* Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found cooking "cooking on the grill grill" after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]



* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticizes everyone else week enough.

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* Main/EstablishingCharacterMoment: We first meet Diana wearing heels and having already sent out press releases for The Final Cut (name of the movie in-universe) from her iPad on the airplane. Really helps establish her as a workaholic and fashionista.
** Richard is introduced through ominous warnings from the crew, then through Billie witnessing him in the middle of a screaming argument over the phone.
** Jordyn is [[http://tvtropes.org/Main/BitchAlert introduced whining]] at Miles to get her hypoallergenic pillows and mineral water, even though he is clearly busy.
* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticizes everyone ev eryone else week enough.


** On a lesser extent, Diana to Sidney.

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** On a lesser extent, Subverted with Diana to Sidney.and Sidney Crosby, since he doesn't know she exists.



* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, Richard. He era walks to Diana that the reason he's so harsh, from screaming at everyone to moving on with the production when people start dying, is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.
->'''Richard:''' …We'll be able to do the movies we ''want'', not just what we're ''allowed'' to do.

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* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, Richard. [[spoiler: Richard.]] He era walks later admits to Diana that the reason he's so harsh, harsh -- from screaming at everyone to [[spoiler: moving on with the production when after people start dying, to die off]] -- is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.
->'''Richard:''' …We'll be able to do the movies we ''want'', not just what we're ''allowed'' to do.do.
* Main/AffetionateNickname: Played with. Diana refers to Richard exclusively as Dick, which ''is'' a nickname for Richard, but it fit his personality, too. Later, it becomes this trope.
** Billie's real name is Belinda. Diana also refers to her as Bils,
** In return, Billie calls her Di on occasion.



** Richard and Fay. Richard is the bossy, loud, persnickety director, who constantly fires his crew (though if they don't show up for work the next, he gets confused.) Fay is the gentle screenwriter, and one of the few who can put up with Richard's antics.

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** Richard and Fay. Richard is the bossy, loud, persnickety director, who constantly fires his crew (though if they don't show up for work crew, changes the next, he gets confused.) script and is generally unpleasant. Fay is the gentle screenwriter, and one of the few who can put up with Richard's antics.antics.
*Main/BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Pam]] is found cooking on the grill after [[spoiler: she's murdered.]]



** Immediately afterwards she sets a tent on fire.

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** Immediately afterwards she sets a tent on fire.fire with a space heater.



** Jordyn's agent, Grady, as well. He's twice her age, and she's his client to boot.



* Main/ReallyGetsAround: Richard for reasons stated above.
** Diana sleeps with quite a few men, apparently. This is possibly explained by her backstory. [[spoiler: Her first boyfriend treated her badly for being Italian and threatened to leave her for other girls, basically destroying her self-confidence and leaving her terrified of commitment.]]



** Richard has directed a movie before that was "basically Sharknado with weasels."



** According to Billie, she and Diana have been chased by the police before.

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** According to Billie, she and Diana have been chased by the police before.before, and Diana smoked all of them. In heels. On a sandy beach.



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** On a lesser extent, Diana to Sidney.


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* Main/ShoutOut: Diana keeps Closet Sidney, a poster of hockey player Sidney Crosby in her closet for good luck.

* Main/TheNoodleIncident: This isn't the first time Billie and Diana have been surrounded by dead people. Apparently, they couldn't catch a break even in college.
** According to Billie, she and Diana have been chased by the police before.


* Main/AbhorrentAdmirer:

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* Main/AbhorrentAdmirer:
Main/AbhorrentAdmirer: [[spoiler:Claudia]]


* Main/AbhorentAdmirer:

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* Main/AbhorentAdmirer:
Main/AbhorrentAdmirer:


* Main/AbbhorentAdmirer:

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* Main/AbbhorentAdmirer:
Main/AbhorentAdmirer:



* Main/CreepyGood: Joe appears to be a good guy, but whenever something goes wrong, he takes great pleasure in terrorising the crew, Diana in particular, with stories about land spirits.

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* Main/CreepyGood: Joe appears to be a good guy, but whenever something goes wrong, he takes great pleasure in terrorising terrorizing the crew, Diana in particular, with stories about land spirits.



* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticises everyone else week enough.

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* Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticises criticizes everyone else week enough.


*Main/AbbhorentAdmirer:



->Richard: …We'll be able to do the movies we "want", not just what we're "allowed" to do.

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->Richard: ->'''Richard:''' …We'll be able to do the movies we "want", ''want'', not just what we're "allowed" ''allowed'' to do.



* Main/DirtyOldMan: Richard. He has apparently slept with multiple members of both the cast and crew. He hits on just about everybody, "and sometimes the guys, too, when he's drunk and forgets his glasses." He's also shown flirting with Jordyn Brooks, the much younger star of his film. He's nearly fifty.

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* Main/DirtyOldMan: Richard. He has apparently slept with multiple members of both the cast and crew. He hits on just about everybody, "and sometimes the guys, too, when he's drunk and forgets his glasses." He's also shown flirting with Jordyn Brooks, the much younger star of his film.film, and is in a relationship with Lark, a earnest wannabe actress in her twenties. He's nearly fifty.



-> Richard: The buddy system? What are we, in kindergarten?

* Main/WomanScorned: Oh, yes.

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-> Richard: ->'''Richard:''' The buddy system? What are we, in kindergarten?

* Main/WomanScorned: Oh, yes. [[spoiler:Claudia]] for one. She's absolutely obsessed with [[spoiler:Richard]] and makes a shrine to him in her closet. When he doesn't returned her feelings, she does not take it well and ends up [[spoiler:being the Main/BigBad]]


** Billie and Fay prove themselves capable.

* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, Richard. He era walks to Diana that the reason he's so harsh, from screaming at everyone to moving on with the production when people start dying, is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.
Richard: "…We'll be able to do the movies we want, not just what we're allowed to do."

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** Billie and Fay prove themselves capable.

capable.

* Main/AFatherToHisMen: Oddly enough, Richard. He era walks to Diana that the reason he's so harsh, from screaming at everyone to moving on with the production when people start dying, is because he sees this as the one big break for him and the crew who stuck around throughout all the B-movies.B-movies.
->Richard: …We'll be able to do the movies we "want", not just what we're "allowed" to do.

Richard: "…We'll be able to do the movies we want, not just what we're allowed to do."



* Main/DirtyOldMan: Richard. He has apparently slept with multiple members of both the cast and crew. He hits on just about everybody, "and sometimes the guys, too, when he's drunk and forgets his glasses." He's also shown flirting with the much younger star of his film. He's nearly fifty.

* Main/Non-ActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticises everyone else week enough.

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* Main/DirtyOldMan: Richard. He has apparently slept with multiple members of both the cast and crew. He hits on just about everybody, "and sometimes the guys, too, when he's drunk and forgets his glasses." He's also shown flirting with Jordyn Brooks, the much younger star of his film. He's nearly fifty.

* Main/Non-ActionSnarker: Main/NonActionSnarker: While Richard doesn't do much to help, he certainly criticises everyone else week enough.




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-> Richard: The buddy system? What are we, in kindergarten?

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