Movie class: Clash of the titans

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Lee Wright 9:03 PM
Ancient times,
The Titans ruled the universe.
But the Olympian Gods overthrew them.
Zeus became the new king of the gods.
Human prayers kept the gods alive.
The gods were petty and competitive and jealous.
Casket, yes!

me 9:06 PM
Danai

Lee Wright 9:06 PM
Perseus is the baby.
Mother was Danae(?)

me 9:06 PM
gold rain

Lee Wright 9:06 PM
Zeus liked to rape women in the form of an animal.
Creating demi-gods (half god, half human.
Perseus was a demi-god.
Argos
Poseidon released the Kraken.
Poseidon was God of the Ocean.
Floating coffin or casket.
Big difference.
Old version was better.
Zeus and his gods lived in Mount Olympus.
Zeus was proud of his son, Perseus.
His wife, Hera, was jealous of Perseus.
She was trying to kill Perseus but Zeus was trying to make him become a hero.
Olympia
Mount Olympus
God of War, Goddess of Beauty, Goddess of the Hunt
Goddess of Wisdom
figures or figurines
like a chess game
Gods gifts
Helmet of Invisibility
Shield of Shine
Sword
good introduction to Greek mythology
Perseus was dropped into a empty amphitheater and met an old man.
He found some gifts from Zeus.
Andromeda (an DROM uh duh)

me 9:15 PM
suitors

Lee Wright 9:16 PM
Casseiopeia was looking for a husband for her daughter.
CASS see o PE uh
Bonfire
Perseus explored the city and learned of Andromeda’s beauty and fell in love with her secretly.
Calabos (CAL uh BOS)
vulture
(kind of bird)
Bird fetched Andromeda’s soul in a cage every night and took it to Calabos.
Calabos killed all the winged horses except for Pegasus.
Satyr
Had to solve a riddle.
to win the girl’s hand.
Casseiopeia = mother
Andromeda – beautiful daughter
Perseus had to use a scheme to find out what the riddle would be next time.
This led him on a mission.

me 9:20 PM
sacrify

Lee Wright 9:20 PM
Hera became offended by Cassiopeia and decided to sacrifice Andromeda to the Kraken.

me 9:21 PM
witches

Lee Wright 9:21 PM
three blind women, oracles

Gerard Arbat 9:21 PM
she had to remain virgin

Lee Wright 9:21 PM
see the future, know all
Golden owl to help Perseus
To guide him to his missions

Gerard Arbat 9:21 PM
Bubo

Jörgen Olsson 9:22 PM
mechnical owl
mechanical

Lee Wright 9:22 PM
Goddess of Wisom
wisdom
owl
The Oracles told Perseus that only Medusa’s head could kill the Kraken.
Medusa has snakes for hair
and is so ugly that looking at her face will turn you to stone instantly.
It links together many Greek legends.

Gerard Arbat 9:26 PM
lair

Lee Wright 9:26 PM
Medusa lives in a lair or nest (caves).
Had to “look” at her via a reflection, which did not turn him to stone.
He cut off her head and put it in a bag without looking at it.
He carrying the head to save Andromeda.
He rode on Pegasus in front of the monster, showed the head to Kraken and truned the Kraken to stone.
fight in the swamp
Hades is “Hell”.
Human evils feed Hades and make it stronger.
Human “goodness” weakens Hades.
Struggle against incredible odds.
playing hard to get\
In Leyla’s version, Perseus could live as a god or as a human. He chose to live as a human.

Gerard Arbat 9:33 PM
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Lee Wright 9:33 PM
Our planets are named after the ROMAN gods.
Mercury – messenger of the gods
Venus – goddess of beauty
Mars – god of war
Neptune – god of the ocean
constellations

Planetarium Visit – Constellations

Planetarium Visit 3 – Our Planets

me 9:38 PM
zodiac

Lee Wright 9:39 PM
Hercules is a constellation.
Hydra is 9-headed monster that Hercules had to kill
Morning fog or haze or ocean mist.
Rocky cliffs
Warriors, soldiers, launching the coffin/casket onto the ocean.
spears – weapons
spikes, pikes
shields
helmets
tunics
shoes
skirts
Gods always wear white robes.
Don’t know why.
12 Zodiac symbols on the floor
Huge columns
clouds

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Lee Wright 9:45 PM
Tallest mountain on Mars is named “Mount Olympus”.
His figurines are in small niches in the wall behind him.
Several were very famous.
Curio cabinet
Famous painting “The Rape of Lucretia” (Zeus raping a woman)(
Kraken is going to destroy a city by flooding it.
Earthquake and tsunamis.
columns
temples
statue has a sceptor (staff of authority)
bonfire
driftwood
cremating someone
“burning at the stake” like a witch
smells bad
in Salem, Massachusetts

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Lee Wright 9:50 PM
witch hunt
like a sphinx
griffin
towers or basions
bastions
bridge
spirit, soul
bed
canopy bed
sheer curtains
horseheads?
Andromeda
Marble pillars

me 9:54 PM
swamp flyes

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
He has to capture Pegasus to fly him around.
Pegasus is the last of the winged horses.

me 9:55 PM
tame?

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
Tame him

me 9:55 PM
domesticate?

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
domesticate
lassoed Pegasus with a rope around the neck
Fast travel!
rope
lasso
to lasso a horse
celebration
chandelier
tables
chairs
benches
columns
marble stones
decorative trim around the tops of the walls
cushions
small pillows
decorative patterns on the floor
curtains
Uh, oh.
Hera’s statue

Gerard Arbat 9:59 PM
Thetis

Lee Wright 9:59 PM
angry at Casseiopeia
for saying her daughter was more beautiful than Hera herself.
phalanx
pikesman

me 10:01 PM
hoplit

Gerard Arbat 10:02 PM
Queen Cassiopeia compares Andromeda’s beauty to that of Thetis herself,

Lee Wright 10:02 PM
Hera was insulted
Golden owl
robot owl
help Perseus by guiding him to places
Owl = symbol of wisdom
Obelisk
Hades was the bad guy in the new version.
Not in the old one.
Ruins of a temple
The witches’ home
Washington Monument is an obelisk also.

me 10:03 PM
obelisk? stella?

Lee Wright 10:04 PM
runes
writing
dark and evil
cauldron
blind
the EYE
crystal ball
to see
Charon
the Boatman
ferries the dead to Hades
river Styx
Two-headed wolf
looking at Medusa by a reflection
of her in his shield
scorpions
Bad hanging from the tree
Manacles
shackles
Andromeda
chained her to a rock
to be sacrificed
The Kraken
special effects
Medusa’s head
snakes for hair
myth ology
more effects, less story
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