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    Subject: Re: DULL DULL DULL
    Date: Jun 8, 2003
    Sender: 604Previous | Next

    u seem to be a city guy who is probably always in a hurry and in a lousy mood when stuck in traffic, u just keep watching hollywood movies since u don't have the intellect of enjoying such movies as 'secret ballot"

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    Response to this comment:
    DULL DULL DULL

    Can SOMEONE teach the Iranian film industry the secret of editing? There may be a desire to portray the timelessness of life on this island, but to seek to portray ALL of the time which has gone by here where NOTHING is happening is hardly the way to do it.

    If the car drives around an obstacle and disappears, does the camera need to keep looking at the results for endless moments after? If a small rowboat rows up to a larger dhow to capture the votes of the fishermen aboard, does the entire scene (with the small boat lost against the darkness of the big boat's hull virtually the entire time) have to last what had to be about 3 minutes with no sign of anything happening but the big boat bobbing on the sea?

    There may have been a message here, but I probably slept through most of it. Pacing folks...it's the secret to GOOD movies.






    Comment index:

  • Secret Ballot   from Russ Gerber, Jan 19, 2003
  • DULL DULL DULL   from Doug, Apr 16, 2003
  • » Re: DULL DULL DULL «   from 604, Jun 8, 2003
  • Re: DULL DULL DULL   from Gary Baker, Jul 21, 2003
  • Re: DULL DULL DULL   from GREEM, Sep 1, 2003
  • Secret balot   from john north, Jul 27, 2003
  • OUCH!!!!!   from Nasreen Fard, May 8, 2005
  • wow   from azi, May 8, 2005
  • DULL DULL DULL   from Bill Taylor, Oct 25, 2005
  • Secret Ballot   from Russ Gerber, Jan 19, 2003
  • DULL DULL DULL   from Doug, Apr 16, 2003
  • » Re: DULL DULL DULL «   from 604, Jun 8, 2003
  • Re: DULL DULL DULL   from Gary Baker, Jul 21, 2003
  • Re: DULL DULL DULL   from GREEM, Sep 1, 2003
  • Secret balot   from john north, Jul 27, 2003
  • OUCH!!!!!   from Nasreen Fard, May 8, 2005
  • wow   from azi, May 8, 2005
  • DULL DULL DULL   from Bill Taylor, Oct 25, 2005