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    Re: Celestial in "All Is Lost"
    From: Alan S
    Date: 2013 Oct 30, 14:07 -0700


    From your description of the film, your criticism seems well put. Hollywood, all to often, can reasonably be described as "lazy" if not something worse, regarding "technical" considerations, there being no real excuse for such sloppiness.

    On another aspect of "movie land" vs. "the real world", how many times have you or anyone else here viewed the following scene in a film. A rifleman is seen peering at his target, sometimes a "bad guy" sometimes an "innocent victim" through the telescopic sight of his rifle. He clearly sees his target through what is supposedly an "optical aiming device", the telescopic sight that many might be familiar with. Problem comes when one notices the lack of cross hairs, a post, a dot or any sort of reticule, this lack rendering the supposed "scope sight" pretty close to useless for its intended purpose. Hollywood, one might note, never lets "fact" interfere with a good story, or for that matter, with a bad story.


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