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    Subject: Re: hummm [?]
    Date: Oct 8, 2002
    Sender: LPrevious | Next

    What is all this film student talk anon with the fast motion, slow motion etc... I have never studied film, but l try to understand it. I don't fully grasp why you spoke of the slow motion scenes in such a technical way. I do not think the director was trying to be anything in particular but shoot the scene according to the view point he had in mind.
    The fast motion treatment of Fallen Angels you mentioned obviously appealed to you and your own film making sensibilities, but l don't think you could say that something was inherently wrong with BD's technique. Why is this 'shallow beauty'?I have read what you have written, and l can see what kind of point you were trying to make, but l still don't see why you made the connection you did.

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    Re: hummm [?]

    I liked the last scene, after Kong comes out of the building until the end, but most of the movie before that was a bit on the shallow side. Even MTV in the U.S. can make beautiful stuff, it's when you can portray meaning with the beauty that makes a film great instead of good. When the critic says it's aimed toward Hollywood that's what he's talking about, the seemingly shallow beauty. Wong Kar-Wai did beautiful fast-motion with stationary characters in CKE and Fallen Angels to portray an isolation from an indifferent and buzzing society and surroundings. B.D. did slow motion scenes for .. ?? what reason? i mean yeah, they were beautiful... but shite, carson daly could film TRL in slo mo too.

    For the record, i still liked the film. I thought it had it's moments.






    Comment index:

  • hummm   from janelle, Mar 26, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from phonzarelli, Apr 3, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from joe, Apr 7, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from Mananya, Apr 8, 2002
  • Re: hummm [?]   from anon, Jul 25, 2002
  • » Re: hummm [?] «   from L, Oct 8, 2002
  • a movie made by genious men   from Dash, Jun 8, 2002
  • Re: a movie made by genious men   from phonzarelli, Jul 19, 2002
  • Re: a movie made by genious men   from freeman, May 13, 2005
  • Bankok Dangerous   from Priscilla, Jul 27, 2002
  • Re: Bankok Dangerous   from karnak, Aug 11, 2002
  • Re: Bankok Dangerous   from johan, Sep 23, 2002
  • hollywood in denial   from Diederik, Sep 2, 2002
  • BANGKOK Dangerous   from L, Oct 8, 2002
  • This review is a load of crap   from Blake Cheetah, Nov 1, 2002
  • Excellent Review - True!   from showman, Nov 11, 2002
  • True art   from simon, Apr 20, 2004
  • Moron   from Bucky, Aug 14, 2004
  • bangkok dangerous   from Jacob De Groot, Sep 29, 2005
  • Re: bangkok dangerous   from Gideon Moolenburgh, Mar 4, 2009
  • hummm   from janelle, Mar 26, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from phonzarelli, Apr 3, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from joe, Apr 7, 2002
  • Re: hummm   from Mananya, Apr 8, 2002
  • Re: hummm [?]   from anon, Jul 25, 2002
  • » Re: hummm [?] «   from L, Oct 8, 2002
  • a movie made by genious men   from Dash, Jun 8, 2002
  • Re: a movie made by genious men   from phonzarelli, Jul 19, 2002
  • Re: a movie made by genious men   from freeman, May 13, 2005
  • Bankok Dangerous   from Priscilla, Jul 27, 2002
  • Re: Bankok Dangerous   from karnak, Aug 11, 2002
  • Re: Bankok Dangerous   from johan, Sep 23, 2002
  • hollywood in denial   from Diederik, Sep 2, 2002
  • BANGKOK Dangerous   from L, Oct 8, 2002
  • This review is a load of crap   from Blake Cheetah, Nov 1, 2002
  • Excellent Review - True!   from showman, Nov 11, 2002
  • True art   from simon, Apr 20, 2004
  • Moron   from Bucky, Aug 14, 2004
  • bangkok dangerous   from Jacob De Groot, Sep 29, 2005
  • Re: bangkok dangerous   from Gideon Moolenburgh, Mar 4, 2009