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Why are all of the slayers girls? Why does Westley tell Count Rugen that he knows about the murder? A television movie about a babysitter who is secretly recorded causing trouble in a house Why does Billy skip the phone call for Clare's murder? Marley should be given a background One of the school bullies later accepts Jamie Jamie should use Michael's name when addressing him Is there a kiss at the end? If so, then why isn't it shown? Did anyone else watch this for Jason's birthday? View all posts >


It's not incriminating evidence, it's knowledge of a crime that has been committed. Count Rugen is surprised, alarmed, and angry when Westley states his observation which pushes him in to knocking out the young man. The murderer says nothing about being unsure of which victim is in question. Moreover, he is a bit wary of the torture machine and Inigo's father has been fatally stabbed over his refusal to be swindled. The disagreement is explained to be due to a specially made item. It is a specific and isolated moment of passion. All of these point to the Spaniard being the only person whom Count Rugen has killed. Thank you, AP. Westley is merely lucky that Count Rugen doesn't kill him. The only reason why the older man won't is because he is Prince Humperdinck's minion and therefore must leave the prisoner's death to his royal friend. Buttercup's love interest is not aware of that relationship, though, so he shouldn't blurt his incriminating knowledge to the man with an extra finger. Even if he were, he would have no way of being certain that Count Rugen wouldn't send him through more torture just for the declaration. This stupidity is an extreme contradiction to Westley's character. That is a shrewd catch. I'm not certain when or how it fits in to the movie, but there could be truth to it somewhere along the line. Buzz obviously enjoys telling the story about Marley, and it's not his first time doing so. While that could mean that the boy never believes the rumor, there is an equal chance that he is perversely thrilled by living next door to a murderer, which would suit him well. Maybe Buzz has always tinkered with the idea that Marley is a criminal but is later pushed in to ignoring it simply because he is tired of hearing about Kevin. He says that he would welcome something horrible happening to his little brother. His complaint about living on the most boring American street might be fueled by a lack of evidence or recent crimes to have fun with. I don't know what the basis of your question is, blue1981. Buzz does not make the story about Marley, and offers no information about why his neighbor has supposedly murdered half of the block. Something has prompted kids to talk about the older man as they do, and we ought to be told what it is. The audience should also hear about the cause of a volatile fight. Thank you. I was so happy to see your post. All of the others came from people who were only on the original forum and never joined this one. That made me think that I wasn't going to have anyone to discuss this movie with. I was glad that you informed me of <i>Don't Go To Sleep</i>. Its description had my interest. Certainly, Mrmojo4700. Jennet exudes a bizarre and disturbing combination of being alive and being dead. Her presence projects the coldness of the movie in to the audience. One can feel the sharp, crisp air of the setting throughout the film, but looking at the woman in black herself is like being pulled into frigid water, especially when she begins to walk toward Arthur. Jennet's face is unspeakably menacing and overpowering. Never have I found makeup scarier. This movie is astonishingly strong for a television one. Today's horror films are saturated with stupidity, whining, and gaudy visual effects. <i>The Woman In Black</i> unravels itself unaided, which is why it is so gripping. That was smart, PaladinNJ, but it sounded as though Marley's son had already been on his own by the time he enraged his father. Also, your idea was inapplicable to the older man's wife. Part of the rumor was that Marley murdered his whole family. I can't name any identical ones, but am sure that it has happened. A comparable case is that of Jack The Ripper. Thank you, GreenGoblinsOck8. The rumors are not Buzz's production. Those are older than he is. The issue is not the truth of the story, since the audience knows that there isn't any. It's what has made the children of the neighborhood think that there is, which ought to be revealed. Also, while we would like to believe that your statement is true, it isn't always. There are unsolved cases of murder and situations in which a lack of evidence allows criminals to avoid prison. Thank you. JohnnyCastle. Buzz is not the creator of the story. Marley has been on the block for much longer than the McCallisters have, and obviously working around sinister rumors about himself for years. Kevin is only eight, so it's reasonable for him to hear something for the first time at home, and Rod does not live in the neighborhood. Furthermore, Buzz is ignoring his brother by the time he talks about Marley. He pushes Kevin out of the way before he makes his speech and does not seem to notice that the younger boy is still in the room. Marley makes it clear that the whole block has a distrustful aversion to him, and it might even include some adults. You must not be curious about the rage between the older man and his son, but I can't be the only one who is. It's natural to desire details about a time when people lose their tempers and say that they never want to see each other again, so the movie <i>should</i> explain the matter, especially since it could be related to the local tales. View all replies >