[tcb] Re: Oops...
- From: KatrinaMartin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:12:08 -0500
Hey Woody Allen sucks! What a mess he is... Bay windows deserve the effort, just like Splits do! Bay windows are more comfortable, then splits. So there! I'll fight with ya. Katrina &Dan Martin 71'bus "Homer" Texas Airheads Texas Coalition of Buses Heindenheimer Bulli Boyz http://homepage.mac.com/danandkatrinamartin http://ical.mac.com/danandkatrinamartin/Volks32Shows ----- Original Message ----- From: Denis Dodson <coocoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Thursday, April 14, 2005 9:44 am Subject: [tcb] Re: Oops... >I found it Felilniesque, but also showing a nod toward Woody Allen >and his >static camera. I believe it is a statement about man's vain and >never-ending >struggle against a distant God who seems to be holding him back. >The vehicle >begins it's journey being optimistic and powerful, but it takes >very little >time before it rattles and sputters to a pathetic stop, much like >Sisyphus >pushing the stone up the mountain only to see it roll back to the >bottom. >In the character's two statements, "Oops" admitting that the >condition of >his life is, at least in some small way, his own fault, but then >towards the >end of the film he says; "at least it runs", ironic because as we >see, or at >least heard, that alas, it indeed does not. The symbolic closing >of the >doors, showing his recognition of the futility of continuing, is >important >that we did not see or hear him actually lock the doors, meaning >that the >struggle will probably continue. Also we must note that the doors >are the >metal rolling type and not the warmer organic wood, illustrating >our hero's >disconnection with nature. Perhaps this is the root of his problem >with a >sometimes angry and spiteful God. > >In closing I would say that they film is slightly overlong, but >this may be >necessary to illustrate the theme that life itself is often long >and futile >with little happening. > >One question that the film asks me, personally is why would >someone put so >much effort into a Bay? > > > > > > > > > > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Gerald V. Livingston II" <gvl2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >To: "tcb" <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "list" <list@xxxxxxxx>; ><VintagVW@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <buskatiers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 6:26 AM >Subject: [tcb] Oops... > > >> >>Sorry it's just a quick .wmv dump using Win MovieMaker. 3 minute >clip,> roughly 3Meg. I made it almost 100 feet. You can hear it >happening as I >>round the corner. >> >>Longer message about what led up to that point later, after I >get some >>sleep. >> >>http://www.phorce1.us/ZoomZoom1.wmv >> >>Gerald >> >> >> > > > >