[Cdn-DMCA] TPM and the End User
kris at melon.org
Wed Apr 10 23:06:03 EDT 2002
On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 11:07:14AM -0400, Russell McOrmond wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Alan DeKok wrote:
> > Russell McOrmond <russell at flora.ca> wrote:
> > > I can't really explain what is the issue without using the phrase
> > > "cultural neo-colonialism".
> > While I agree to a certain extent, that's not completely true. From
> > the point of view of many non-Indians, Bollywood movies simply suck.
> There is no accounting for taste ;-)
> The most noticeable difference as far as I'm concerned is a focus more on
> human emotions rather than special effects, and the music-videos for the
> sound track inserted into the movie rather than offered separately.
> Then again, a movie that I was recently (Sunday at the Bytown - I don't
> go to the mega-theaters) which I really liked is distributed by USA Films.
Yeah, but that's a non-musical art-film type thing, like Earth. Less
than 2 hours - and no dancing(STR). Alan is obviously referring to
Bollywood's companions-in-quality for Sorority Boys, Clockstoppers,
National Lampoon's Van Wilder, Big Trouble, etc., not to their
art-films, or their better mainstream films like Lagaan.
Kristofer Coward http://unripe.melon.org/
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