Dark City (1998)
scenes are taken from this film
the pier shot
An amnesiac man explores the possibility that he is a murder.
The "can't find my glasses" gag
Enemy mobs (Slayers in Krull, Strangers in Dark City) seem humanoid but are actually small squid-like things residing in the cranium of humanoid bodies/corpses.
Both contain sequences in a hospital where Dr Lee and Dr Benway (from Naked Lunch) are summoned.
There is a scene where 'Mr. Sleep' runs his knife along a wall - in the same manner that Freddy runs his finger razors along the wall
Dr Benway & Mr Lee paged in hospital scene
Film shown at cinema
The rooftops that Trinity runs across at the beginning of the film are the same ones that John Murdoch runs across in Dark City.
Jennifer Connelly's shot at the beach is an homage to the same shot with her in "Dark City"
The soundtrack is from Dark City.
The detective picks up the case from another detective who went mad and confined himself to his room. This is a refrence to Detective Wollenski from Dark City, who met a simmilar fate.
Awakening in the bath at the movie beginning and the red spirals on the bodies
When Shaggy goes out through a door, and he find out that the door is attached to a wall several feet above the ground, it's similar to a scene with John Murdoch.
A few things in the plot
Video case is shown.
Morris finds this DVD in a car
Ellen says that The director of Knowing previously directed I, Robot, Dark City and The Crow
Excerpts from the score are used in the 3-D movie.
Poster is shown.
The costume of "Reverse Lukas" is meant to resemble the "Strangers" from Dark City.
"It looks like fucking Dark City."
Brad borrows material from Roger Ebert's review of this film.
Clips are shown in the teaser for the next week's show.
intro clip shown
is compared to The Matrix