Movie club: The war of the worlds

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Jörgen Olsson 9:04 PM
My sound is very low

Lee Wright 9:06 PM
War of the Worlds (1953)
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leyla eroğlu 9:06 PM
hello

Lee Wright 9:07 PM
suh PORT
support

Vasanth Prabakar 9:09 PM
But they should have considered Earth first as it is the nearest planet. Why should go to the pluto first? 😀

Lee Wright 9:10 PM
Dr. Forester
scientist
camping near the meteorite landing
Geiger counter shows meteorite is radioactive
(due to atomic powered propulsion)
Large part of the meteorite begins “unscrewing”.
3 humans wanted to be famous for welcoming the aliens
they died
a heat ray charred them into ashes
when closets, months
when far, years
when closest, months

Jörgen Olsson 9:15 PM
half invisible
transpareny

Vasanth Prabakar 9:15 PM
It takes black also.

Lee Wright 9:16 PM
Groups of 3
indicates a 3-fingered race
heat ray
watches stopped
magnetized
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Lee Wright 9:18 PM
lost communications
light hurt the alien’s eyes so from a more distant planet from the sun
town preacher was father of the pretty girl
army was called in
army was wiped out
Aliens had 3 eyes, Red, Green, and Blue
cannon, jets, bombs, nuclear bombs
Nothing could hurt them
Aliens were destroying cities all over the world
Doom was imminent
Suddenly, one day…
Idealistic preacher prayed and walked towards the aliens to communicate.
The aliens were methodically sweeping the planet wiping out all life.
force field
around the ships
protected them from damage
Humans never developed a strategy for victory.
People were panicking everywhere.
Looting, stealing
usual human behavior
Everything hides in a church for “safety”
When the church was about to be destroyed….
God played his ace card.
The alien ships began crashing.
The common cold virus in the air killed the aliens.

me 9:26 PM
immunitet?

Lee Wright 9:26 PM
immunity
immune system
Love viruses
self-survival instinct
What organization would remain rational?

Gerard Arbat 9:30 PM
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Lee Wright 9:31 PM
We have “survivalists” who are ready for this day.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:31 PM
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leyla eroğlu 9:31 PM
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Lee Wright 9:31 PM
India has stampedes of people just during religious ceremonies.
Overloaded rafts
throw people overboard
bus crash
pass out
lose consciousness
fragile
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”
“Adrenaline rush”
metamorphine pills or injections

Vasanth Prabakar 9:36 PM
What do you think about the climax? Do you believe the theory that human prayers has been answered? Or the scientific explanation?

Lee Wright 9:38 PM
Orson Welles

leyla eroğlu 9:39 PM
ı was watching ‘ Drop dead Diva ‘Lee, a funny series

Gerard Arbat 9:39 PM
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Lee Wright 9:40 PM
H..G. Wells
The Time Machine
ballet
for 2 days was the ONLY progream

Gerard Arbat 9:44 PM
Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”

leyla eroğlu 9:44 PM
ıt is great

Lee Wright 9:44 PM
Pavlov’s dogs
Famous landmark being destroyed.
Hollywood likes to do this.
They need our resources.
Jet plane
over Ellis Island
Yuck!
suction-cup fingertips
slimy
slime
Base 10 number systeem

Jörgen Olsson 9:47 PM
fingers have suction cups?

Lee Wright 9:48 PM
Base 3 for the aliens
We use suction cups all the time
Octupuses have them.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:48 PM
doctors use it during delivery.

Lee Wright 9:49 PM
suction cups
camels have strange feet and legs
feet like a snowshoe
so their feet won’t sink in the sand
hoofs
pads?
Old cars
Chrome bumpers (silver)
chrome grills (front)
Evacuation in progress? Or just rush hour?
mass exodus
3-piece suit (vest)
eyeglasses
auburn hair (reddish brown)

Vasanth Prabakar 9:52 PM
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Lee Wright 9:53 PM
pocket protector for scientists
She didn’t recognize the scientist at first
He was without glasses, bearded, casual clothees
clothes
Firefighters
small brush fires
Small pressurized water tank with a nozzle
spray nozzle

Vasanth Prabakar 9:54 PM
we have it for agricultural fertilizers.

Lee Wright 9:54 PM
beating the fire out
emergency vehicles are usually red
red = danger
teamwork

Vasanth Prabakar 9:55 PM
crash landing

Lee Wright 9:55 PM
wide-brimmed hat
forest range hat
hats were popular in the old days
camp
camping out
Hero on the right
standing man is a leech
freeloader
took a cigarette without asking
ate their food
tire skirts
tents
fishing poles
rod and reels
Plane and car
how did he land?

Vasanth Prabakar 9:59 PM
did they collect it while roaming in the forest?

Lee Wright 9:59 PM
white car is a convertible (roof can be lowered)

me 9:59 PM
cabriolet? is it a word?

Lee Wright 9:59 PM
Cabriolet
in Russia
My Prius has a sun roof

Gerard Arbat 10:00 PM
cabriolet also exists in English

Lee Wright 10:00 PM
machine gun
watching the flying machine?

Vasanth Prabakar 10:00 PM
commentary?

Lee Wright 10:00 PM
machine gun
holes for barrel cooling

Vasanth Prabakar 10:01 PM
global warming effect 😀

Lee Wright 10:01 PM
suits and hats in the old days
army helmets
looks young
sleepy?
antsy

me 10:02 PM
empty?
absent

Lee Wright 10:02 PM
vacant-eyed
aliens search and kill pattern
French officer

Vasanth Prabakar 10:03 PM
I liked the way he draw lines and curves on the broad flawlessly.

Lee Wright 10:03 PM
diversity
of uniforms
UN
striped pants
rank
insignia
Crossing the road
pedestrians
Old cars had silver (chrome) fronts
mass exodus
Civilians with white helmets?
bags
briefcases
black uniforms are police
bridge in background
factory or power plant in background
motorcycle cop
armband

Vasanth Prabakar 10:07 PM
They are checking papers on the other side

Lee Wright 10:07 PM
jodhpur pants
bus looks like a loaf of bread

me 10:08 PM
armband

Lee Wright 10:09 PM
basket
gift basket?
Ghost
Patrick Swayze
ninja
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