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Revised Category:Age....

Posted by Don 
Revised Category:Age....
April 23, 2006 05:46AM
You know it would be better to simply refer to the heading as simply''Age'',since it is now possible to kill a character in a film by making them either too old OR too young.
see an episode of the New Outer Limits called ''Last Supper''where an evil scientist gets regressed past birth.

Pretty horrible way to go,and just as lethal as drinking from the False Grail.
Re: Revised Category:Age....
April 23, 2006 03:33PM
Not sure about this Don, at present we are only really covering movie deaths and not TV shows. As such, I can't think of anyone who is regressed back to conception in a movie. Can anyone else out there?

Most "age" deaths involve the onset of age, in Donovan's case this is an accelerated process.
Mr. Briggs Inc.
Re: Revised Category:Age....
April 23, 2006 04:48PM
Dave Bowman, if you say that his experience with the monolith counts as death.
Re: Revised Category:Age....
April 23, 2006 07:04PM
Perhaps,but as a reference for age-related demises,it's still pretty valid.
you don't see very many films OR TV making use of this method to off characters,
outside of the ones that use magic or time -travel as a plot device.

You do see quite a bit of age-related destruction in vampire films though.

Re: Revised Category:Age....
April 23, 2006 07:13PM
They did do that in one of the ''WishMaster'' movies.
This guy runs afoul of the Djinn,and idly wishes that he'd never been born.
The scene that follows is almost exactly done like the one in the Outer Limits episode I posted.
Nothing left of the guy but his clothes.
Re: Revised Category:Age....
April 27, 2006 10:50PM
To narrow that down a bit,it was WishMaster 2.


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