Donnie Darko

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if anyone has seen this movie i'd like to know your thoughts on how it portrais time travel.
 

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I saw it, and I really enjoyed it. As far as the way it portrays time travel, the most notable thing is that it makes no attempt whatsoever to explain how time travel is possible. Even Back to the Future had its Flux CapacitorTM, LOL.

Seriously though, I don't think that jusfiying time travel is within the scope of the story. They assumed that time travel is real, and told the story around it. That's why it's called "Sci-Fi".
 
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i_wish_i_was_smart said:
if anyone has seen this movie i'd like to know your thoughts on how it portrais time travel.
OMG, that was such a good movie! My youngest daughter made me watch it. We always pick movies for each other to experience. She says it's about tangent universes.

It's a damn good movie.
 
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Tom Mattson said:
I saw it, and I really enjoyed it. As far as the way it portrays time travel, the most notable thing is that it makes no attempt whatsoever to explain how time travel is possible.

Actually, I just now remembered the conversation between Donnie and his science teacher about wormholes.

Don't listen to me any more tonight, I'm drunk. :redface:
 
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Tom Mattson said:
As far as the way it portrays time travel, the most notable thing is that it makes no attempt whatsoever to explain how time travel is possible.

Didn't it have something to do with whirlwinds and airplanes? :tongue2:

I haven't been that scared of a rabbit since Monty Python's Flying Circus.
 
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i liked the movies, time travel was conceived by the use of wormholes, so they say, its somewhat believable.
 
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hypnagogue said:
Didn't it have something to do with whirlwinds and airplanes? :tongue2:

I haven't been that scared of a rabbit since Monty Python's Flying Circus.

OK, I may be drunk, but I am positive that the scary rabbit is not from the Flying Circus, but the Holy Grail.

Break out the Holy Hand Grenades! :rofl: :rofl:
 
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Tom Mattson said:
OK, I may be drunk, but I am positive that the scary rabbit is not from the Flying Circus, but the Holy Grail.

Break out the Holy Hand Grenades! :rofl: :rofl:
You are correct! "it's a killah" "big horny teeth". :biggrin:

Then they loppeth in the Holy hand grenade.
 
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Has anyone seen "Time Bandits"?
 
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Tom Mattson said:
OK, I may be drunk, but I am positive that the scary rabbit is not from the Flying Circus, but the Holy Grail.

Break out the Holy Hand Grenades! :rofl: :rofl:

oops. Yea that's what I meant.



Ni.
 
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Evo said:
Has anyone seen "Time Bandits"?


"MUM! DAD! It's EVIL! DON'T TOUCH it!"


(Boom)
 
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I think we all need Flux Capacitors.
 
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Myself and Andy watched DD with 4 non-science minded girls. We enjoyed it. They didnt.
 
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Hi, you should really check out the Donnie Darko website!

It's probably the best site I've ever seen.. :biggrin:
 
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skowalcz said:
Hi, you should really check out the Donnie Darko website!

It's probably the best site I've ever seen.. :biggrin:

Wow. THe website is better than the movie. Why did the Physics teacher have to die?
 
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Chi Meson said:
Wow. THe website is better than the movie. Why did the Physics teacher have to die?

:grumpy: I still have to see the movie!, so I don't know.
Somebody told me about the website and I even enjoyed it without seeing the movie :smile:
 
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The teacher doesn't die in the movie, he only dies in the website!
 

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