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* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares for years about the incident, and he never watched the finished film. And face it, the unnamed tech guy (who wasn't qualified for this work but was chosen anyway) can't feel too great either.

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* From a production production/meta standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares for years about the incident, and he never watched the finished film. And face it, the unnamed tech guy (who wasn't qualified for this work but was chosen anyway) can't feel too great either.



** Massee died of stomach cancer at age 64 in 2016, and guess what was the first thing every single article about him brought up? To sum up, this guy went through two decades of horrible guilt and nightmares for something that no decent person could say was his fault, and once he was gone, it was still the only thing the press wanted to bring up.

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** Massee died of stomach cancer at age 64 in 2016, and guess what was the first thing every single article about him brought up? [[TheWoobie To sum up, up]], this guy went through two decades of horrible guilt and nightmares for something that no decent person could say ever think was his fault, and once he was gone, it was still the only thing the press wanted to bring up.

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* When Eric finds Shelly's ring. Instead of inspecting it to make sure it's the right one, he realises it's her ring when he start having flashbacks. This guy spends the entire movie getting shot and stabbed, yet it's this moment where he's in the most visible pain.


* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares for years about the incident, and he never watched the finished film.

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* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares for years about the incident, and he never watched the finished film. And face it, the unnamed tech guy (who wasn't qualified for this work but was chosen anyway) can't feel too great either.



** Massee died of stomach cancer at age 64 in 2016, and guess what was the first thing every single article about him brought up? To sum up, this guy went through two decades of horrible guilt and nightmares for something that was in no way his fault, and once he was gone, it was still the only thing anyone wanted to talk about.

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** Massee died of stomach cancer at age 64 in 2016, and guess what was the first thing every single article about him brought up? To sum up, this guy went through two decades of horrible guilt and nightmares for something that no decent person could say was in no way his fault, and once he was gone, it was still the only thing anyone the press wanted to talk about.bring up.


* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares to this day about the incident, and he never watched the finished film.

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* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, he had nightmares to this day for years about the incident, and he never watched the finished film.


It's a TearJerker from the beginning to the end.

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It's Its a TearJerker from the beginning to the end.


* The backstory as to how the comic came into being. O'Barr was engaged but lost his fiancee to a drunk driver. Some years later, another inspiration came up from a news story involving the murder of a couple over a twenty dollar engagement ring.

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* The backstory as to how the comic came into being. O'Barr was engaged but lost his O'Barr's fiancee to was killed by a drunk driver. Some years later, another inspiration came up from a news story involving the murder of a couple over a twenty dollar engagement ring.



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* The backstory as to how the comic came into being. O'Barr was engaged but lost his fiancee to a drunk driver. Some years later, another inspiration came up from a news story involving the murder of a couple over a twenty dollar engagement ring.

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** Massee died of stomach cancer at age 64 in 2016, and guess what was the first thing every single article about him brought up? To sum up, this guy went through two decades of horrible guilt and nightmares for something that was in no way his fault, and once he was gone, it was still the only thing anyone wanted to talk about.


* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.
* The dedication card at the end of the movie. Christ.

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* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has he had nightmares to this day about the incident.
* The dedication card at
incident, and he never watched the end of the movie. Christ.finished film.

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** A DeletedScene has him running into a hysterical, gravely-injured woman who was working in an arcade Top Dollar's men just destroyed with a bomb; her pain and terror passes straight to Eric when she grabs onto him.

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**For the uninitiated, Eliza was Brandon's fiancé.


* Eric and Shelly's death scene itself. Eric and Shelly are so in love [[TastesLikeDiabetes it's almost sickening.]] Shelly was just 12 hours away from getting married. Her involvement for opposing tenant relocation comes back [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished to bite her]] in the form of [[QuirkyMinibossSquad T-Bird's Gang.]] They [[TrashTheSet trash her house]], [[ColdBloodedTorture beat her]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape her]], all with the intention of putting enough fear into her to make her leave her home. Then Eric shows up, which turns an [[FromBadToWorse already bad assault into murder]]. What makes it especially heartbreaking is they were both murdered at the height of their own personal happiness.
** What makes it even more sad is, as soon as Eric comes back from the dead, he has no idea of his empathic abilities to touch items and people and see what happened in the past. So upon going home, where his and Shelly's murder took place, he relieves the entire thing, one brief flash at a time.
* As Eric leaves Albrecht's apartment, Albrecht asks, "Are you gonna disappear into thin air again?" Eric turns to him with a heartbreaking look on his face and says, "I think I'll just use your front door." It told me that that he misses the simple pleasures of living.
* There are the final few minutes when Eric has to explain to Sarah that he can't stay and take care of her shortly before the final battle. That battle culminates in him finally killing Top Dollar by inflicting upon him Shelly's final "thirty hours of pain" after having been stabbed through the gut, moments before he finally collapses on top of his own grave, and Shelly appears to bring him to Heaven.
** This is ''without'' the RealitySubtext taken into consideration.
** The opening music is tear jerking, particularly near the end of the piece.
** Sarah's voiceover at the end is particularly tearjerking for anyone who has ever lost someone close to them.
--->'''Sarah''': If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.
* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.



-->For Brandon and Eliza.
* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.
* Eric and Shelly's death scene itself. Eric and Shelly are so in love [[TastesLikeDiabetes it's almost sickening.]] Shelly was just 12 hours away from getting married. Her involvement opposing tenant relocation comes back [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished to bite her]] in the form of [[QuirkyMinibossSquad T-Bird's Gang.]] They [[TrashTheSet trash her house]], [[ColdBloodedTorture beat her]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape her]], all with the intention of putting enough fear into her to make her leave her home. Then Eric shows up which turns an [[FromBadToWorse already bad assault into murder]]. What makes it especially heartbreaking is they were both murdered at the height of their own personal happiness.
** What makes it even more sad is, as soon as Eric comes back from the dead, he has no idea of his empathic abilities to touch items and people and see what happened in the past. So upon going home, where his and Shelly's murder took place. He relieved the entire thing one brief flash at a time.

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-->For -->''For Brandon and Eliza.
* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.
* Eric and Shelly's death scene itself. Eric and Shelly are so in love [[TastesLikeDiabetes it's almost sickening.]] Shelly was just 12 hours away from getting married. Her involvement opposing tenant relocation comes back [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished to bite her]] in the form of [[QuirkyMinibossSquad T-Bird's Gang.]] They [[TrashTheSet trash her house]], [[ColdBloodedTorture beat her]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape her]], all with the intention of putting enough fear into her to make her leave her home. Then Eric shows up which turns an [[FromBadToWorse already bad assault into murder]]. What makes it especially heartbreaking is they were both murdered at the height of their own personal happiness.
** What makes it even more sad is, as soon as Eric comes back from the dead, he has no idea of his empathic abilities to touch items and people and see what happened in the past. So upon going home, where his and Shelly's murder took place. He relieved the entire thing one brief flash at a time.
Eliza''.


* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.

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* From a production standpoint, Brandon Lee's death is an obvious one. However, a special mention has to go to MichaelMassee, Creator/MichaelMassee, who played Funboy. He was the one who used the faulty gun prop that killed Lee. He had to deal with Linda Lee Caldwell's grief, he quit acting for a year, and still has nightmares to this day about the incident.



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** What makes it even more sad is, as soon as Eric comes back from the dead, he has no idea of his empathic abilities to touch items and people and see what happened in the past. So upon going home, where his and Shelly's murder took place. He relieved the entire thing one brief flash at a time.


* Eric and Shelly's death scene itself. Eric and Shelly are so in love [[TastesLikeDiabetes it's almost sickening.]] Shelly was just 12 hours away from getting married. Her involvement opposing tenant relocation comes back [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished to bite her]] in the form of [[QuirkyMinibossSquad T-Bird's Gang.]] They [[TrashTheSet trash her house]] [[ColdBloodedTorture beat her,]] [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape her,]] all with the intention of putting enough fear into her to make her leave her home. Then Eric shows up which turns an [[FromBadToWorse already bad assault into murder.]] What makes it sad is they were both murdered at the height of their own personal happiness.

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* Eric and Shelly's death scene itself. Eric and Shelly are so in love [[TastesLikeDiabetes it's almost sickening.]] Shelly was just 12 hours away from getting married. Her involvement opposing tenant relocation comes back [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished to bite her]] in the form of [[QuirkyMinibossSquad T-Bird's Gang.]] They [[TrashTheSet trash her house]] house]], [[ColdBloodedTorture beat her,]] her]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape her,]] her]], all with the intention of putting enough fear into her to make her leave her home. Then Eric shows up which turns an [[FromBadToWorse already bad assault into murder.]] murder]]. What makes it sad especially heartbreaking is they were both murdered at the height of their own personal happiness.

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