Movie club: Star Gate

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Movie club: Star Gate (1994)
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Lee Wright 11:02 PM
Pharoah
Ramses
Pyramid (PEER ruh mid)
Mediterranean Sea
Mecca for diving
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Lee Wright 11:06 PM
Movie “Stargate” (1994)
Movie opens with…
In Giza, Egypt, a dig site has found a giant ring
and stone circle
containing hieroglyphs.
In 1928.
Professor and his daughter Catherina
Colonel (KERN ul) O’Neille
Dr. Jackson
an abandoned missile silo
underground
art
a sculpture?

me 11:12 PM
decypher

Lee Wright 11:12 PM
decipher
Jackson examined the hieroglyph translation
was incorrect, so he translated it more correctly
door to Heaven => stargate?
Robot probe
robotic bomb disarmer

me 11:15 PM
UFO

Lee Wright 11:15 PM
unidentified flying object
Area 51
captured alien
and spacecraft
drugged them
abducted by aliens
a scam?
hoax
Jackson found the 7th symbol
so they could “dial in” a destination
a travel path from Earth to Somewhere.
Col. O’Neill
Daniel Jackson
Jack O’Neille
the stargate was a wormhole entrance that exited in the Kaliam Galaxy
desert
DES ert (sand)
to desert (duh ZERT)
dessert (duh ZERT)

Jörgen Olsson 11:19 PM
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Lee Wright 11:19 PM
Memory aid
a travel path
needs seven symbols

Vasanth Prabakar 11:20 PM
q

Lee Wright 11:23 PM
combination safe

Gerard Arbat 11:23 PM
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Lee Wright 11:23 PM
electronic lock
key for manual override
They meet a tribe
of indigenous people
same atmosphere as Earth
special mineral
quartz
they see Daniel’s necklace/locket

Vasanth Prabakar 11:26 PM
worship him?

Lee Wright 11:26 PM
which has a symbol called the Eye of Ra
Catherine gave it to him
She found it as the dig site in 1928.
The natives must mine the mineral
indigenous (in DIH juh nus)
ugly camel

Gerard Arbat 11:27 PM
yak

Vasanth Prabakar 11:27 PM
Kind of Rhino+Hippopotamus

Lee Wright 11:27 PM
Must recognize new constellations from a new viewpoint
Why did Kowalski push Jackson down?
Soldiers are rule-based.
Scientists are knowledge-based.
Tribe was enslaved by an “alien race”
wormhole
from Point A (Earth) to Point B (new planet)
molecular deconstruction
teleportation
They just digitize you.
Sha ‘uri
was a girl
taboo — no writing and reading is allowed
Jackson eventually found the symbols needed to return to Earth
Immortal alien
used a human body because it was easy to regenerate
and repair
The alien called himself Ra, the Sun God
He can inhabit or possess
a human body.
soldiers
lance

Gerard Arbat 11:35 PM
Horus

Lee Wright 11:35 PM
that can shoot plasma bolts
Horus was the bird head
Annubis was the jackal head
Ra was from a dying planet
He was the ONLY survivor.
O’Neille brought a bomb with him.
Ra modified the bomb to be more powerful. He was going to send it to Earth to destroy it. He hated Earth for a good reasons.
reason.

Gerard Arbat 11:40 PM
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me 11:41 PM
suicidal
kamikadze

Lee Wright 11:41 PM
kamikaze
suicide mission
patriotism
the greater good
one life to save many

Vasanth Prabakar 11:42 PM
as same as terrorists go as suicide bombers/

Lee Wright 11:43 PM
reflex
the boy is the son of the native tribe leader
denouemnet
demouement
denouement*
they teleport the bomb up to the alien’s departing spaceship
They exterminate an entire race (of one)
Daniel stayed with the girl Sha ‘uri
O’Neille’s faith in humanity was restored.
after endangering the Earth, they saved it

me 11:45 PM
1. Why did the army enter through the Stargate without wearing an astronaut suit when they know nothing about where they are going to endup?

Lee Wright 11:45 PM
The robot probe analyzed the atmosphere and sent back data before it quit broadcasting.
inhabitable
breathable

me 11:46 PM
eligible

Lee Wright 11:47 PM
through the “open wormhole”
light takes 8 minutes from sun to Earth
93,000,000 miles
satellite device on the new planet
but no satellites!

me 11:49 PM
2. What would happen if the Stargate closes while the scientist’s half body yet to enter completely?
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Lee Wright 11:50 PM
Could you get “cut in half” by the stargate closure
The Fly
their molecules got mixed
Fly man
You muted Jörgen Olsson.

me 11:51 PM
transaction, atomic

Lee Wright 11:51 PM
bank account
pay money to friends
money goes from one account to another account
a committed transaction
SQL

me 11:52 PM
3. How did the Ra gain his superpowers?

Lee Wright 11:52 PM
He used technology
He himself had no powers
other than glowing his eyes
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me 11:53 PM
4. Though Ra brought humans from the earth to his planet, Why he couldn’t speak English or any other language from earth?

Gerard Arbat 11:54 PM
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Lee Wright 11:54 PM
“universal translator”
10,000 years ago

Jörgen Olsson 11:55 PM
Advanced war suits -like some cars can electrically open

me 11:55 PM
5. Who are the people with Ra? slaves or his own family?

Lee Wright 11:56 PM
He was the sole survivor.
hypothesis

me 11:56 PM
6. Does colonel’s son’s death have any significance with this story?

Lee Wright 11:56 PM
Earthlings
how did the son die?

me 11:58 PM
psyco trauma

Lee Wright 11:58 PM
psycho trauma
teleporter
transporter
collapsible armor
expand and collapse
carouche
cartouche

me 12:00 AM
an oval frame used to surround the hieroglyphic name of any important person in ancient Egypt

Lee Wright 12:01 AM
Royal name plate

Vasanth Prabakar 12:01 AM
Introduction music 😀
Monoton font

Lee Wright 12:01 AM
The desert (DEZ ert)
stargate
1928
tents
Professor and Catherina
dusty
hot, sweaty
palm trees
sand dunes
crane

me 12:03 AM
lever

Lee Wright 12:03 AM
dirty
coordinated effort

Vasanth Prabakar 12:03 AM
Yeash

Lee Wright 12:04 AM
restricted area
tunnel into a mountain
barbed wire on top of the chainlink fence
guard
stop sign
army transport truck

Vasanth Prabakar 12:04 AM
banet?

Gerard Arbat 12:04 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:04 AM
standing on the bumper
the engine has overheated

Sergey Kotyukov 12:05 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:05 AM
star is the Army logo
hood
engine compartment
the engine
radiator
coolant
coolant doesn’t freeze or boil easily.
stays liquid longer
potable = drinkable
not potable
guard shack

Sergey Kotyukov 12:07 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:07 AM
5 mph
miles per hour
barbed wire
sharp barbs

Vasanth Prabakar 12:08 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:08 AM
spiral coils

Jörgen Olsson 12:08 AM
area map

Lee Wright 12:09 AM
People gate
Security Clearance Required Beyond This Point
O’Neille
Air Force officers
His hair is long
Fire box
Catherine
Gary Meyers
Barbara Shore
Two and a half men TV show
security badges
She has a shawl
around her arms
sweaters
breaker box
fire extinguisher by the door on the left

Gerard Arbat 12:11 AM
CRT

Lee Wright 12:11 AM
fire hose station
collapsible hose

Vasanth Prabakar 12:11 AM
fire extinguisher?

Lee Wright 12:13 AM
security card
swipe
security badge
has their name and picture
lanyard around the neck
holds the security badge
Hieroglyphs
bird, eye, snake
leg
million years
long trime
time
double spiral
chalk
chalkholder
chalk powder
board can be pivoted
to reveal/use the back side
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conduit (metal tube on left)
for electrical cables
filling the coffee pot
from a water fountain
guard is reading a newspaper
feet on his desk
desk lamp
fire exit sign
Orion
the Hunter

me 12:19 AM
zodiac horoscope

Lee Wright 12:19 AM
corrugated pull-up (roll-up) door on the right

Vasanth Prabakar 12:19 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:20 AM
double door
double doors that open outward
high-level meeting
General West at the head of the table
(position of power)
schematics (large drawings)
rolled up schematics
ash tray
monitors
fluorescent lights
equipment at the back wall

me 12:24 AM
hooked him

Lee Wright 12:24 AM
photos on the whiteboard
oscillographs
control panels
pitcher of water
robust

me 12:25 AM
robust

Lee Wright 12:25 AM
coffee cups
ramp up to the stargate
supplies
motorized carriage to carry their supplies
blue berets
weapons

Vasanth Prabakar 12:26 AM
q

Lee Wright 12:26 AM
breaker boxes on the left
bellboy
porter
robotic bellboy
they don’t know that one of the boxes is a bomb

me 12:27 AM
desant

Lee Wright 12:27 AM
paratroopers
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Lee Wright 12:27 AM
parachuting soldiers
beret (buh RAY)(French)
hand rail
black/yellow stripe for caution
ramp
gray concrete walls
very Spartan look
ugly decor
Pyramid, planet has three moons
sand dunes
entrance with two obelisks

Vasanth Prabakar 12:31 AM
Vatican city has such obelisk.

Lee Wright 12:31 AM
The Washington Monument is an obelisk.
Russian water closet
(restroom)
desert nomads
primordial tribe
with wooden staffs
clothes (CLOZE)

Vasanth Prabakar 12:32 AM
C

Lee Wright 12:32 AM
turbans or head dresses
robes
looking at
approaching aliens
check for quicksand
sand pit
to beat the camel
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