Movie club: Logan’s run

Slides:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ozSW4J2Z83nx3MLyOig5EeqxQQK45sBcvkh9_Eyx-kA/edit?usp=sharing

Chat:

Lee Wright 9:02 PM
BB gun or air gun
“bery” little bullet
promise (PROM iss)
bull’s eye is the center of the target
compromsie
compromise
She got cold feet.

me 9:04 PM
viral infection

Lee Wright 9:04 PM
virus
viral infection
30 years
Zion
(ZY un)
Ping pong

me 9:07 PM
tertris

Lee Wright 9:07 PM
Tetris

me 9:08 PM
press x to win
freemium

Lee Wright 9:08 PM
Freemium
free/premium (pay)

me 9:08 PM
farming

Lee Wright 9:09 PM
farming = working hard
to level up

me 9:09 PM
f..

Lee Wright 9:10 PM
Koreans

me 9:10 PM
geek

Lee Wright 9:11 PM
International Computer Game Competitions
Logan’s Run (on the run)

me 9:12 PM
euthanasia

Lee Wright 9:13 PM
an idea about age
and resources
“under the weather”
feeling a little bit ill, sick
UV light
bulb
Society lives underground and don’t know it
Crystal dome
23rd century
controlled environment
child are born artificially
Carousel is a ceremony of “rebirth”

me 9:15 PM
buddism idea

Lee Wright 9:15 PM
reincarnation
solace (SAH luss)
cycle
circle of lilfe
perpetual loop
endless loop
At 30 everyone dies to be reborn
Logan, Francis
necklace symbol
He meets Jessica
Sex is casual
Sandmen catch runners.
They may be sterile.
You surf the Internet
to find a sex partner
Tinder
Bar
Dating sites
Logan meets Jessica.
talked about runners
She made him think.
He noticed her necklace.
artificial intelligence

Gerard Arbat 9:20 PM
the runner that Logan killed was Jessica’s friend

Lee Wright 9:20 PM
symbol for runners to find “Sanctuary”
“Big Brother” directed him to investigate this symbol and find Sanctuary
so all the runners can be captured and killed.
He followed a runner one day to the edge of the dome.
They found many people hiding.
He sounded an alarm.
Sandmen came and killed the runners.
Deja vu

Vasanth Prabakar 9:22 PM
It is more or less like THE GIVER.

Lee Wright 9:23 PM
Logan has to RUN, so the movie is about Logan’s Run to freedom.
You muted Gerard Arbat.

Lee Wright 9:23 PM
escaped (/t/)
They found a world above ground!
demented
dementia
lonely and slighted demented from old age

Vasanth Prabakar 9:24 PM
Last man on the earth, according to him at least.

Lee Wright 9:24 PM
He was living in the Capitol building
Box
Red = danger
end of the line
Green = safe (< 30)
Red = 30+
Silver = broken, don’t care
Lincoln Memorial
Washington Monument
landmarks
in ruins
Started over
Ozymandias
poem
Persian or Greek
Glory is fleeting.
15 minutes of fame
Rubble
debris
Mongolia

me 9:30 PM
lamb
steepe

Lee Wright 9:30 PM
steep
plateau
flat in all directions
and barren

me 9:31 PM
the steppe

Lee Wright 9:31 PM
Florida is flat
Steppe has grass
grass lands that are flat
Anck
anck
ankh
the symbol was called an ankh
an Egyptian symbol
They wanted to bring the people to surface
to enjoy the sunshine again
The old guy was to accompany them.
to prove there was an “outside world”.
Logan’s friend tried to stop them.
Had to swim underwater to get inside the dome.
They couldn’t convince the society.
Logan was captured and interrogated.
The logic confused the computer.

Gerard Arbat 9:34 PM
subrogates

Lee Wright 9:34 PM
surrogates
The AI began destroying itself and the society.
from logic and programming conflicts that it couldn’t resolve..

Gerard Arbat 9:36 PM
t

Vasanth Prabakar 9:36 PM
t

Lee Wright 9:37 PM
Logan turned red and realized he couldn’t get green again.
He got the short end of the stick
Lost 4 years
Old guy was lonely.
He was suffering from mild dementia.
All the cats had names.
He talked to the cats.
Why kill people at 30?

Vasanth Prabakar 9:39 PM
Not enough space inside the dome…

Lee Wright 9:39 PM
They had limited resources underground.
Soylent Green
Who maintained the system?
Dystopian?
Or Utopian?

Vasanth Prabakar 9:40 PM
Do not let the computers overpower the human!!!

Lee Wright 9:41 PM
Utopia to some.
Dystopia to old people.
AIs
AI

me 9:44 PM
shrine

Lee Wright 9:45 PM
Island close to India
Missionary
outside influence could condemn an isolated society to death

Vasanth Prabakar 9:46 PM
c

Lee Wright 9:46 PM
No tourists allowed!
Their culture.
Do Not Disturb! sign on the island.
Let us live in ignorant bliss.
Complacency
Only one living survivor
six-pack
abs
“dinosaur” thinking
Never change!
Develop. Evolve or die.
The American Indians
Electric or magnetic cars?
A bubble

Vasanth Prabakar 9:53 PM
look like Gallery.

Lee Wright 9:53 PM
terraced buildings
with balconies on every floor
trees
futuristic
Inside shopping mall!
hand monument with clock
clothing styles?

me 9:55 PM
puritan

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
very simplistic
pastel colors
black = Sandmen
and a little black for civilians
No vanity in this society

Vasanth Prabakar 9:57 PM
self-love?

Lee Wright 9:57 PM
Not worried about appearances
Bold, not Puritan
lax sexual attitudes
Sandmen are MEN
Carousel
merry-go-round
anti-gravity
Religious fanaticism
teleported to Box’s cave?
Colloseum
gladiator fights
stadium seats
terraced
Minds are simple
Movie was a thinking movie about life philosophy.
Young vs. old

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