This is nottfo.com's infamous walkthrough and detailed analysis of the movie, from start to finish. I will eventually stretch the pages out, so individual pages won't be so long. I will also redo the link menu below. Please check back soon!
Walkthrough / Analysis:
A complete and comprehensive pictorial walkthrough to the movie, from start to finish. Throughout the guide you will find callouts that will give you more detailed
information pertaining to the topic described in the callout.
General note to call attention to an event not classified under any of the following other callouts.
Opening Credits Sequence:
A look at how the opening credits sequence of this film helps to set up this film.
From the Cinema:
References made to other films, within this film.
Out of the Box:
References made to television series, within this film.
Scenes that were shot and are missing from the final film.
Scenes that were shot but differ from ones shown within the final film, and scenes that filmed more than once.
These include scenes shot for promotional propaganda as well as scenes appearing in alternate language versions of the film.
Scenes that were scripted but never shot.
Items not in their own time period.
Differences between various editions of the VHS, published in other countries, and different than the US version.
Changes overseas due to cultural conflict.
Errors in Continuity:
Mistakes and other items that slightly disrupt the movies' natural course.
Great, important and recurring quotes that somehow affect the plot.
Notes on differences between the novel (if I can find that one exists!) and the film.
Notes on Jay Gruska's ominous and thrilling soundtrack - songs, score and incidental music.
On Closer Inspection:
Background details discovered by watching the film or by reading interviews.
The Daily Tribune:
All of the headlines and top stories from LA's local newspaper in 1900.
Foreshadowing the Future:
Small hints toward future events.
Changing Future History:
Significant events that occur in which the future is automatically compromised, and to which the effects can
never be reversed or restored.
Location, Location, Location:
Hints and tips toward finding filming locations in real-life.
Notes on character locations during the epic chase sequence, as well as during 13th floor encounters.
A look at the origin and meaning of each character's name and how it directly relates to the psychology of the character or
how it reflects the character's personality or occupation.
The credit sequence in its entirity as well as notes on changes between the original 1990 release, its home movie
counterpart and subsequent showings.