Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

Lot 249: Andy (Christian Slater) dismembers the mummy and burns the scroll. The next day, Bellingham (Steve Buscemi) laughs because Andy burned the wrong scroll. Andy's sister (Julianne Moore) and his best friend are revived and come back to kill him. Cat from Hell: the black cat kills the hitman. The next day, Drogan returns to his mansion and the cat emerges from the hitman's body and Drogan has a fatal heart attack. Lover's Vow: Preston breaks his promise of keeping the murder a secret and it turns out that the woman he married is the gargoyle and she transforms back into a gargoyle and also his daughter. Because he broke his promise, Preston is killed by the gargoyle. The main story: the evil lady (Deborah Harry) is about to cook Timmy and he throws some marbles on the floor. The woman slips, accidentally stabs herself, Timmy reaches for the keys to the chains, releases himself and pushes the woman into the oven.

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Continuity mistake: In "Lover's Vow" Wyatt leaves the bar after firing Preston, leaving his drink and newspaper on the end of the bar. In the next shot the paper has changed position and in the next shot it completely disappears. (00:58:50)

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Halston: Don't worry, Drogan. I'll kill your cat for you.
Drogan: Good. Kill it, bury it, and bring me its tail so I can throw it in the fire and watch it burn.

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Trivia: George A. Romero wrote the screenplay for the segment "Cat From Hell," so director John Harrison put two references to Romero's work into this film as a kind of payment. In "Lot 249" when Lee is lying on the couch and the TV is on, it is playing Dawn of the Dead. Later on in the film, in "Cat from Hell," Halston is shown watching the Vampire classic, Martin, directed by Romero. (00:18:30 - 00:52:30)

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Question: Why does the gargoyle in A Lover's Vow stick around Preston disguised as the lovely Rae Dawn Chong?

Rob245

Answer: The gargoyle had been watching Preston through his window for a long while and, falling in love with him, assumed a human form so she could be with him.

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Awkward. I mean eww, should've just left him alone as it was a murderous creature who killed for no reason. She could've done the human form without killing anyone you know.

Rob245

Well, love makes people (and gargoyles) do weird and stupid things.

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