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In addition to the answer @Yetisasquatch gave, chemicals used in the making of soap are also used to make the explosives that go off in the credit card companies at the end of the movie. The fact that they use human fat is also relevant because Tyler Durden's philosophy in the film revolves somewhat around the disdain for gluttony and people going through ...


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Well it's not hidden. Yep he made soap ..... out of human fat or blubber if remember a few funny scenes. There's a scene where they have a bag of human blubber! It adds probably a great creep factor to the character IMO. Article on this subject.


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There are no blatant reference's the Narrator's name in the movie. The source material, the 1996 novel of the same name, has the main character refer to himself in the third person as "Joe's arbitrary organ" a few times, but this could be a red-herring as it may refer to an article the character read. Of course both the article being about a Joe and the ...


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Two points. The first is that "cutting off your balls" is a standing order, for any threat, not just Tyler/Jack. You know the drill. You said if anyone ever tries to interfere with Project Mayhem, even you, we got to get his balls. They do this to a police commissioner earlier in the movie as well. The second is that Tyler is an expert at reading ...


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Tyler does not want the Narrator dead. He needs the Narrator to take the action because Tyler isn't real. Tyler spent the entire film manipulating the Narrator into taking those actions (well, at least when the Narrator is conscious), and knowing that the Narrator, though reckless, does not want to die, has to eventually directly threaten to kill him to get ...


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The images come from other movies(often pornographic films). He simply cuts pieces of film from the reels that he wants and splices them in where he wants them (usually between reels of the main film, where it is easiest because he doesn't have to cut the reels of the main film). It isn't explained any more than using a doorknob on the way from one room to ...


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Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) was the person who invented Project Mayhem. Tyler was the person who says there are no names in Project Mayhem. The Narrator (Edward Norton) is not aware at this point that he is also Tyler Durden. He's not (consciously) of the same mindset. When Bob dies, he still has the human element of wanting to ensure Bob's life (and death) ...


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Marla isn't a fragment of Jack's imagination first of all, that's a false theory. Secondly, there isn't a true reason for the glove. It was improvised by Brad Pitt for comedic effect. Truly, it's that simple. From the Triva section of the movie on IMDB: When Tyler (Brad Pitt) catches The Narrator (Edward Norton) listening at the door as he has sex ...


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To more precisely answer the question: if you look at a frame of 35mm film that is screened in a theater, it has a optical channel on the side of the frame - it is sound encoded as a wavy line, printed right on the film. You don't need to do anything special to get the sound with the frame when you splice it into something else. UPDATE: Based on what Tyler ...


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IMHO, there's not a buddhist philosophy motivating Project Mayhem, or the main character/s. Haikus are more likely a way of escaping reality, this is why Narrator needs Tyler. A zen-liking home is mostly just simple consumerism. Detachment is an awesome point, and one of the major plot-magnets (if I may). But not very buddhist when one destroys everything. ...


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This is pure speculation, but at this point of the film, Jack (the narrator) is going through an identity crisis. Or that is, he no longer recognizes who his alter ego is. When he first meets Tyler, Tyler is an ideal version of himself, hence the similar looks and everything. But as the plot trudges on, Tyler has a complete change in personality. Tyler has ...


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Yes there are connections with fight club for Tone and camera movement (as explained in this article) and also the very basic concept of talking to himself. There are also connections with other movies as you can see in the link. Also according to this article: In the film, Edward Norton’s narrator tells us an entire story — then proves to be ...


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"slid could also represent how he slid into a new life each time he went to a different class like how he is Jack outside of the groups then Cornelius in one support group



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