:: Tuesday, September 30, 2003
just a total random thought here past 5AM..
saw 2 movies over the weekend that were real flashbacks for me..
"TOTAL RECALL" on Friday..
funny how when I saw it many years ago.. I never noticed just how silly it wuz.. wot with the extreme levels of nutty cartoon violence (those funky crunchin' sounds when Arnie breaks some necks of some hoodlums in the beginning of the film), pulling that tracking device out've his nose.. the goofball gagging scene when they pop out into the harsh low-pressure martian atmosphere and their faces are about to explode..
I also noticed that funny little bit with the siamese twin psychic dude chanting "open your mind" over and over.. and realised, yes.. it wuz perfectly designed a soundbyte to be ripped off by some cheeseball techno artist.. (damn cool track tho'..)
saw "DARK CRYSTAL" last night on a bootleg VCD (cheers to Wokka ;) ), and it's funny how.. revisiting a movie you saw as a kid (more than 15 years ago) with adult eyes.. all the cool shit you remember.. now looks kinda like lame puppets n styrofoam jumping around with gonzo voices... all the CGI crap they put in movies now, really spoils the fun of the oldskool classics.. like, for instance.. that "eyeball with the blood" cleaning scene in the original "TERMINATOR" movie.. I rememebered it being much cooler.. now, when I watch it.. it's obvious - FAKE HEAD.. I can sense the sirens ringing off in me brain..
I also noticed all the samples that "CRYSTAL METHOD" stole from that DARK CRYSTAL movie.. damn funny stuff..
so much potential to steal funky sounds..
but, so much to be dissapointed by.. when you see 'em again..
oldskool movies seemed so much cooler as faded memories in ya brain, than when you see 'em again with fresh eyes..
that Fizzgig still cracks me up tho'.. that wuz one damn cool puppet dog...
:: Spoz 5:35 AM |