Monday, September 18, 2006

Shu...who spoke this immortal line?

“We’re human beings, with the blood of a million savage years on our hands. But we can stop it. We can admit that we’re killers, but we won’t kill today.”


Blogger Justin Cox said...

You've been reading New York Times stories about Star Trek, Morgie...

8:42 AM CDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah and I certainly agreed with some of the sentiments. scifi's ability to imaginatively simulate philosophical analogies may be it's greatest feature. star trek is fun if maybe too escapist, but once you get into 2001 and solaris territory, you get real serious. in fact, if I made films I would be very attracted to not only doing scifi to explore theoretical situations but also to combine it with other modes, like the urban drama, or some sort of pseudodocumentary - albeit with more of an ironic stance. those sorts of neogenres would be so avant dude if you did it right.

11:50 AM CDT  

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