Movie class: The oblivion

Expressions:

scav – scavenger = someone who salvages useful items from waste
i’m coming in hot = with a crisis ongoing or under attack
finding needle in haystack = 1 chance in a million it
suction = air intake
back off = to retreat
bogey = unknown enemy target
gimbals = gears in a gyroscope
headway = progress
stand down = stop your attack (military term)
over in 37 = emphasizes distance from here

 

Our chat:

Lee Wright 9:02 PM
Oblivion
state of eternal forgetfulness
gone forever
Jack’s dream
Living in a post-apocalyptic Earth
Maintenance missions
Going to Titan
moon of Jupiter
Radiation areas were forbidden
A war with aliens
sector
team of two
to maintain the bots
the whole planet to yourselves.
Jack helps bots kill the scavengers
Victoria
Sally boss (Texas accent)
t
An Internet article talks about the destruction of the moon would affect the Earth.
ocean tides are caused by the moon
Jack was lured into a trap
seems they wanted to capture him, not kill him.
This made him wonder why.
Rules must be obeyed!
drones or bots
killing humans
in pods
This also made Jack suspicious.
Saved Julia only.
Took her to the floating station.
She told him he was her husband.
Whoa!
2077?
2017
60 years

Vasanth Prabakar 9:12 PM
According to the movie. It just happened a month ago. August’2017

Kerstin Welin 9:12 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:12 PM
Clones don’t age, I guess.
Jack met the humans
They told him his answers were “beyond the radiation zones”.
take a bomb ot the alien mothershipi
to
He realized he was a clone or cyborg
He started to believe Freeman.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:17 PM
for making another clone?
t
flight recorder

Gerard Arbat 9:21 PM
t

Vasanth Prabakar 9:21 PM
he was playing it

Lee Wright 9:22 PM
What was the happy ending?

Gerard Arbat 9:24 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
underground spring
or well
eat mushrooms
in the cave

Kerstin Welin 9:25 PM
t

Vasanth Prabakar 9:25 PM
we could see a waterfalls in the valley.
The humans might have used it.

me 9:26 PM
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1. How did Jack 52 end up in the same place where Jack 49 crashlanded?

Lee Wright 9:35 PM
How did the two Jacks meet?
very imaginative story

me 9:36 PM
2. Why did it take 3 years for Jack 52 to reach the home at the climax?

Lee Wright 9:37 PM
They had birth numbers!

Vasanth Prabakar 9:37 PM
They showed his number at the end. It was 52.

Lee Wright 9:37 PM
sector number

Vasanth Prabakar 9:38 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:39 PM
survivors
commander
Aliens took the best of us.

me 9:40 PM
3. Who built that country house? How?

Gerard Arbat 9:40 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:41 PM
Cabin in the mountains
idyllic sounded
sounding

me 9:42 PM
4. What happens to the other Jacks? Why didn’t they interfere with Jack 49?

Lee Wright 9:42 PM
cold fish
frigid woman
not very emotional

Vasanth Prabakar 9:42 PM
i thought that too. her skin tone and facial expressions were like robot.

Lee Wright 9:43 PM
interfere

Vasanth Prabakar 9:43 PM
Q

Lee Wright 9:44 PM
What happens to the other Jacks when the mothership blew up?
floating platform or station
a platform below
gangway
pier to ship

Vasanth Prabakar 9:48 PM
c

Lee Wright 9:48 PM
“Bob”
to bobble = to shake back and forth
rubber duck programming
“talk to the duck”
homebody
doesn’t like to go out
binoculars
telescope
one eye
body heat
scanning beams
debris (duh BREE)
HAL
sand dunes
car tracks
tracks or footprints
ocean bottom
pier/dock
throwing the flowers away
contaminated!
arid planet
Looks Asian, but Russian name
diversity
Indian movie – Bollywood
drama
Every Child is Special
sounds inspirational

 

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