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Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death.
Annie Lennox – Eurythmics
Dragostea nu pune multe întrebări, deoarece, dacă începem să gândim, începe să ne fie frică. E o frică inexplicabilă, nu poate fi exprimată prin cuvinte. De aceea nu întrebi, faci. – Paulo Coelho (îl urăsc pe omu’ ăsta cu tot cu clişeele lui, dar…are dreptate pe alocuri =)) )
Dragostea nu este altceva decât numele pentru dorinţa şi căutarea întregului. – Aristophanes
Dragostea este sfinţenie plus sexualitate. – Emil Cioran
Aud vibrând vocea ta în toate zgomotele lumii. – Paul Eluard (*vocea ca de catifea!)
Şi cam atât, că facem diabet! =))
Take this, sit back and relax… Find a quiet place, turn the volume uuuuuuuup, up in the air, have a smokie at the window, breathe in the city air (but exhale quickly 😀 ) , watch the stars/&the moon, let the mental pestilence fly away…
I’M IN!!!!! * (amen!)
28 of (R)oc(k)tober, the day of the long waited TRON night. I must say first that I did not see the ’82 TRON by Steven Lisberger (director and writer), but I will see it before the full TRON: Legacy.
For the introduction I must say that the name of the director is Joseph Kosinski, and that this is his first movie. Steven Lisberger is still in the picture, as a writer, executive producer, and even actor (apparently nobody knows the name of the character (if he has one)…yet!). And you will also get to see both Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, from Daft Punk, the elecTRONic french band, also unspecified but credited characters.
So, after this short 23 minutes preview, consisting of a number of really intriguing scenes, I can shoot you with these bullets:
- cyber/futuristic (and dystopian) world (cyber clothes, cyber chicks, cyber motorcycles, cyber cars, cyber dropships, probably cyber planes and who knows, maybe some cyber sex 😀 )
- disc fights, much cooler than the old-fashioned laser sabre fights
- epic OST
- quite predictible story (I can already feel a happy ending, and the fact that there will be sequels)
- probably will be considered to be “the second Matrix”.
All in all a must see, if you are a fan of cyberpunk and dystopies.
See you at IMAX! 😛
….and since a little music video says more than a thousand words.. here you go:
The Matrix, is undoubtedly the first motion picture to emphasize the evolution of technology and let us know that a new millenium was coming, a period of wise-effect movies, with tributes to the dystopian fiction and the cyberpunk subculture and lots of references and symbols from different religions and philosophies (for example, when Neo takes the red pill given by Morpheus – the god of dreams in the Greek mithology – and he finds himself in the painful reality, this is a sending to the enlightened one, “The Awakened” – Buddha, so Morpheus thinks of him as “The One”, the name “Neo” being an anagram for “one”). Maybe it sounds pretentious, and I know it has been said before, but I really think it is a milestone in the industry of movie-making. Before it, there were “Blade Runner” (1982), “Tron” (1982, with original score by Wendy Carlos, which also made the OST for “A Clockwork Orange”, that I already mentioned in an earlier post), “Akira” (anime movie, 1988), “Johnny Mnemonic” (1995), “Ghost in the Shell” (anime movie, 1995), “12 Monkeys” (1995), “Gattaca” (1997). After it came more epicness, like “Equilibrium” (2002), “Minority Report” (2002), “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence” (2004), “V for Vendetta” (2006, how can I not mention it, since the screenplay was written by the same Wachowski brothers) , “Avatar” (2009, maybe not that epic but we all know that James Cameron used devices created specially so that he could make this movie, after 15 years or so of planning and waiting…, and those who had the “IMAX experience” know what I’m talking about), and I can’t wait for TRON night, on the 28th, this month, to watch the 3D preview for “TRON : Legacy”!!!!
I know I may have omitted great cyberpunk and dystopian fictions, but well… if I made you curious about this, you know that google and the torrents are your friends 😀
And back to our (electric) sheep, with the idea of the movie being sooo epic, the soundtrack couldn’t have been but PERFECT! The first Matrix released two soundtrack albums, one with the tracks that the movie popularized and “The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score” with the orchestral score in the movie, created by Don Davis. “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions” OST is made by Don Davis with a little “help” from Rob Dougan, Juno Reactor and Pale 3 (only one track).
I know you hate me for using so much epicness, so all I can say is: MATRIX FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!
this one is not on the soundtrack album, but I cannot forget about it, it’s the faint music that can be heard when Neo meets the Oracle, from the 1930’s jazz origin – “Minor Swing” by guitarist Django Reinhardt
În caz că nu ştiaţi ce este maraciuca… ei bine, veţi afla. Am aflat şi eu acum 2 minute şi vreau să împărtăşesc această minunată revelaţie cu toată lumea 😀 Behold….. the great maraciuca!!!!