8906Re: [mythsoc] RotK Theory
- Apr 16, 2003At 04:17 PM 4/16/2003 , Susan wrote:
>Furthurmore, Shyamalan's characters seem just dopey. What kind of fatherAnd what kind of father needs his brother to be a minor-league baseball
>needs a mysterious message from beyond the grave to know that if his kid's
>in danger, he should grab the nearest handy object and whale away at the bad
power-hitting champ in order to wield that handy object? And why does the
brother wield it so slowly, in the event?
>Good stories about God don't require people to be stupid.Yes, and the absence of stupidity doesn't need to be signalled by "quoting
the Fathers in the original Greek or suddenly crying out that they have
come to understand the answer to the question of free will vs. predestination."
>And I am SO tired of stories where the Bad Creepy Alien Things areThose would vanquish me.
>vanguished by water. It's been DONE, guys. Have you SEEN the Wizard of Oz?
> Please: come up with something, anything, different. Make the secret
>weapon Velveeta cheese or potato chips
>or fertilizer or . . . or . . . radiation from cell phones. Please!Now that's creepy.
At 04:21 PM 4/16/2003 , Ernest wrote:
>I have not seen this movie and it sounds not even worth the rental,If you can ignore all these spoilers, the opening is quite good. Shyamalan
has great craft as a filmmaker. (Though I was kind of amused by the
characters standing around the crop circle saying "This could not have been
created artificially" when, in fact, the filmmakers actually did create it
>but...aliens vanquished by water? What the %^@&?Yes, and not a lake of it or even a bucket, but a few glasses of water left
on top of a TV set.
>Why the heck are theyEveryone sings "Ding Dong The Alien's Dead." No, wait, that's if a house
>invading a planet that's seventh-tenths water, then, without some kind of
>protective gear? What if it rains, or a lawn sprinkler comes on?
falls on him. Never mind.
- David Bratman
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