In the last trailer for F & F 8 that we discussed, we noted how the most important line of that trailer was probably when Lettie tells Dom, "I'm really loving Cuba right now," and that the poverty and communism on the island is going to rear it's ugly head so Lettie will understand what is really behind Cuba (like sharing her husband with another woman; how's that for wealth redistribution?); so, look for what you think is the most important line in this trailer:
Why does this line win?
For at least two reasons. First, as stated above, it echoes Spectre: recall, please, the train scene when Madeline (Lea Seydoux) asks Bond why he made the choice he did, and Bond replies that he didn't ever really have a choice (that isn't accurate, he did and we know by the end of the film that he did). So, in echoing Spectre, at least twice in one trailer, we know there shall be more echoes in other scenes, and that F & F 8 is going to be supporting what Spectre stated,... I have no idea how, yet, but we will. Let's watch a fine trailer for The Commune, which was one of the Danish entries for the Best Foreign Language Oscar but it didn't qualify; ask yourself, why not?
|THIS is a great poster, because the shadow of Milo we see here is that of Nosferatu, the first vampire in cinema, based upon Bram Stoker's Dracula. At 0:51, the brother (I guess he's Milo's brother) says, "Whatever you're doing, there's someone doing a whole lot worse." Why is this line important? It's relativistic morality. That is, "Well, I must not be a bad person because I've never murdered anyone," but the standard of morality isn't the Sicilian Mafia, it's Jesus Christ. It's very possible, even likely, that the brother saying, "Someone killed a white boy in the basement," was done by Milo (we see what looks like Milo maybe sucking the neck of a white person and sticking his finger in blood of a white person) meaning, that it's not "someone," that is doing something worse than what you or I are doing, it's some one, i.e.,there is someone doing much worse things, and that someone could be us, it could be the person next to us, but making the world a better place starts with what we do, especially what we do in private and even in our thoughts (Milo thinking about hurting animals). If we aren't being transfigured into being Christ, we are being transfigured into being the opposite of Christ. (Please see The Undead: Nosferatu for more).|
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