Re: SEMI SPOILER - Re: AI - My Favorite Moments

From: Damien Sullivan (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 01:28:15 MDT

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 09:58:15PM -0700, Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: Max More <>
> >At 07:37 AM 7/5/01, Natasha Vita-More wrote:
> >
> >>My favorite moments:
> >>
> >>1. When the camera centered in on the Cryogenics logo and then moved
> >>toward and across the dewers. I liked the dewers horizontal design with
> >>clear top encasing. The semi-circular setting area at each dewer location
> >>designed for friends/family to either observe or spend time with patients
> >>looked comfortable and inviting.
> >>
> >>2. Teddy, every moment.
> >
> >I didn't have the raisonettes, but my #3 would be the few seconds where the
> >vehicle split apart. Very nice effect.
> >
> >Apart from that, I can't think of any moments that I enjoyed much.
> I'm an easy mark for any movie that goes that far out into the future. As
> long as it's moderately believable I'll enjoy it. My favorite scenes were
> at the frozen end where the humans are gone and the AI's have inherited the
> earth.
> I thought the bit where they downloaded David's memories and instantly
> shared them by touching each other was kind of cool. But at the same time I
> was thinking "what, hundreds of years into the future and we still haven't
> perfected the wireless network?"

2000 years. And, 'bandwidth'. If David's mind takes 10^14 bytes, touching
(they seemed made out of optical material, after all) could be more effective
than blatting through the air.

Plus, it makes it clearer to the audience what's going on.

-xx- Damien X-)

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