Historical In-Joke : The movie was released on June 6th in America, the same day of the D-Day invasion back in World War II (specifically, on the 70th Anniversary).
They duct taped his mouth shut as a result.
During the climax, two injured members of J Squad detonate a bomb that kills themselves and several advancing Mimics to give Cage and Rita an opening.But if he had not abused his power and sent the untrained Cage into battle, mankind would have lost the war.Alternatively, they just used their Save Scumming power to see what the humans' reaction to their victory would be, and then adapted their defenses to that event.The Chew Toy : Major Cage, at first.Uriah Gambit : The film begins with Cage first attempting to desert the militarya crime with steep penalties under military law as itthen stupidly pointing out to General Brigham that he is a potential threat to the General's reputation if left alive.
Did Not Do the Bloody Research : At one point in the film, a character yells, "Let's get that piece of bollocks!" 'Bollocks' is actually the British equivalent of 'bullshit' or 'nonsense'.
Combat Tentacles : Pretty much all of the Mimics sport these, either as appendages or as actual skin.
Farell has a recurring one before Operation Downfall thanks to Cage's time looping.
Considering the major human counter-strike is set to occur at France in what greatly resembles D-Day, one can see where they're coming from." Cue the scene where Cage realizes he won't be filming the war, he'll be fighting.The other shoulder-mount appears to have a high-caliber rifle or light key managerial implication of path-goal theory cannon attached.He shouldn't have tried to blackmail General Brigham.It becomes a very Black Comedy Brick Joke when it shows up again as he makes his Heroic Sacrifice.Mental Time Travel : The primary object traveling back in time is information.