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Monday, February 03, 2014

24 Things You Might Not Know About Fight Club

Here’s 24 Things You Might Not Know About Fight Club... and a few more you might find interesting…
25.  Fight Club is itself guilty of the critique it makes, in which everything is “a copy of a copy of a copy,” as the film is heavily thematically mirrored by Pink Floyd’s The Wall, The Matrix, and American Beauty. 
26.  Fight Club is really a Grown-Up Retelling of Calvin and Hobbes.
27.  In the Allstate “Mayhem” commercial about “golf-ball-sized hail”, there is a Fight Club sound clip used in the ad.
28.  Fight Club is an advertisement for Urban Outfitters clothing stores.

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