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InvisibleXochitl
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waking life
    #2242885 - 01/15/04 12:57 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

this film has been out for about 2 years now and I'm sure there have been many threads about it, but I think it deserves one more. Waking Life is one of the best films I have seen lately and I think everyone who hasnt seen it should do themselves a favor and go check it out.

here is a site about the film: http://www.prism.gatech.edu/~gte484v/wakinglife.html

:heart:


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2242887 - 01/15/04 12:58 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I keep hearing about it! Time to order it I think. :thumbup:


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Re: waking life [Re: RunDMT]
    #2242899 - 01/15/04 01:02 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

do it!

In form, Waking Life is a series of lectures and orated theories about consciousness, life, and meaning, voiced by over 50 characters, all of whom were shot on digital video. We don't see them, however ? using digital animation software developed by Bob Sabiston, Richard Linklater, the film's director, rotoscoped the entire film. About 30 animation artists recreated the film's action using expressionistic, painterly images that range from uncannily accurate to almost caricatural. While the subjects bounce from quantum physics to neo-evolution to alternate realities to social outrage and political disillusionment, the visuals bounce, too. Everything floats in the movie ? eyeballs, hands, sidewalks, backgrounds, even the visualized thoughts of the speakers. As one character mentions "absurd" particle theory as a variation on determinism, cartoon particles appear over his shoulder driving a toy car and wearing a lampshade. Throughout the movie, Wiley Wiggins (the main character) walks around listening to everyone, wondering why he keeps floating into the sky, and eventually realizes he's in a lucid dream that he cannot wake from.


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As we know, there are known knowns. There are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns, the ones we don't know we don't know.

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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2242950 - 01/15/04 01:29 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Done! :cool:


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2242965 - 01/15/04 01:41 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

i love that movie :smile: :smile: :smile:

One of my favorites


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Re: waking life [Re: RunDMT]
    #2242974 - 01/15/04 01:46 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

you best get it quick you dmt head  :wink:


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:shocked: *Divine Moments of Truth* :shocked:


"Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns - it calls me on and on across the universe" ~ John Lennon

"Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right" ~The Grateful Dead

"Religionists, with their guaranteed eventual paradise, of which they know nothing, taking it all on 'faith,' can't be expected to understand or sympathize with those with a yen to storm the Gate of Heaven and see for themselves what all the praying's about!" ~Robert Hunter


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Re: waking life [Re: Help on the Way]
    #2242982 - 01/15/04 01:47 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Will be here by Friday or Monday. :grin:


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Re: waking life [Re: Help on the Way]
    #2243012 - 01/15/04 01:58 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

dont know about you, but I've been flicking light-switches alot lately.


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-Donald Rumsfeld 2/2/02 Pentagon


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2243021 - 01/15/04 02:02 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

haha i dont cause that would look crazy if im in class or something.  What i do is just hold a pen or pencil in the air, concentrate on it, and let go.

It's crazy when it actually floats in the air!  :grin:


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:shocked: *Divine Moments of Truth* :shocked:


"Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns - it calls me on and on across the universe" ~ John Lennon

"Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right" ~The Grateful Dead

"Religionists, with their guaranteed eventual paradise, of which they know nothing, taking it all on 'faith,' can't be expected to understand or sympathize with those with a yen to storm the Gate of Heaven and see for themselves what all the praying's about!" ~Robert Hunter


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2243073 - 01/15/04 02:28 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

I just saw a news story on this dream machine the Japanese have unveiled. I did a search and found this story ==> (click)

Oh, and I love Waking Life, I have it on DVD.


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2243710 - 01/15/04 11:56 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

One of my favorite movies!!!


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Re: waking life [Re: Xochitl]
    #2243820 - 01/15/04 01:04 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

once again, it is a great movie...defiantly one of my favorite's


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