Saturday, November 12, 2005

Before Lanset, after lanrise

We've got quite a thriving community of quakers and counterstrikers out here. You can log into practically any game at any time of day, and find a fistful of opponents to vent out the whole frustation off.

Unfortunately there's a downside. Pained by the decreasing attendance in morning classes, the insti made a new rule: no LAN from 1am to 4am.

"Bah, Humbug!" I say. Proof, you ask? Well, I am writing this blog; so, sue me. Everyday now from lanset to lanrise, junta watch movies that they've downloaded by bunking the morning and the afti classes. Let's see what miracles that brings to attendance.

The only effect of this sham has been counterproductive to those seriously apping or trying to finish their projects at night.

Which reminds me, I saw the movie "Waking Life" tonight. Ok, yesterday night. Yeah, whatever.

Although it's a FOX production, it's quite different from regular Hollow-wood fare. For starters, it's not real life action, but it's not animation either. It's something in between. It's about a dream and, hell, it looks like a dream. Excellent use of animation. A host of characters and ideas on life and on dreams. Then, there's no story as such. The characters don't stick to a plan; instead they talk about a variety of ideas and experiences. Very very insightful.

This movie is art, not formula computer graphics, fake sex and mindless gore.

In short, if you know Banner, this is the kind of movie he couldn't ever hope to comprehend - he would hate it and label it fart, probably by just seeing the animated content. On the other hand, if you liked "Before sunset" and "After sunrise", you'll love this one - it's a MUST-SEE. There's even a scene with Julie Deply and Ethan Hawke talking about reincarnation, which gives you a strong deja-vu.

Watch this and if you don't like it, go see "Shaadi No 1" instead. You'll be a happy person.

PS: Julie Deply has the sexiest voice in the world. Just the way she pronounces her "R"s and "O"s turns me on bigtime.

5 comments:

goodwill hunting said...

DUDE!!!shaadi number 1 was way better than all animated craps ..and definitely much much better than MATRIX..

atleast u dont need to excercise ur brain in that ....wo movie hi kya movie jisme dimaag lagana pade ..ya fir jisme aadmi aur maal na ho balki kuch chootiye cartoons uchal kood macha rahe ho ..

only animation of that i ever liked was TOM and JERRY ..

by the way, readers of this blog, if u dont know me then this is BANNER.

Mlakarananmamba said...

banner chada ped pe :D

lala_alak said...

gapa ...you're point about banner's choice of movies.. was a bit confusing... but then his post really cleared things up ...

" DUDE!!!shaadi number 1 was way better than all animated craps ..and definitely much much better than MATRIX..

atleast u dont need to excercise ur brain in that ....wo movie hi kya movie jisme dimaag lagana pade ..ya fir jisme aadmi aur maal na ho balki kuch chootiye cartoons uchal kood macha rahe ho ..

only animation of that i ever liked was TOM and JERRY ..

by the way, readers of this blog, if u dont know me then this is BANNER."

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