Re: The film "Dark City"

Samael (
Fri, 15 Jan 1999 11:23:56 -0000

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From: Mark D. Fulwiler <> To: extropians-digest <> Date: 15 January 1999 11:20
Subject: The film "Dark City"

>Thanks to the people who posted their opinions of this film. This movie
>was one of the best of 1998. The visuals were stunning, the plot
>ingenious, and a number of very interesting philosophical questions were
>raised such as: What is identity? and How do we know what objective
>reality is? Like most good sci-fi, there are things to quibble about
>and many unanswered questions, but so what? That only makes talking
>about it more interesting. Also, at 98 minutes the film is a reminder of
>how overlong many films have become and of the advantages of brevity.

I'd recommend you watch the first two-three minutes with the sound off, because the voice over at the beginning gives away the whole damn plot.