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This is a reference to the opening scene of the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey in which an alien monolith appears among a group of ancient apes and imbues them with the beginnings of human intelligence while Thus Spake Zarathustra plays. Here is a clip on YouTube: ...


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I think it goes beyond the lens: the whole thing is a reference to HAL 9000. it's named Gerty 3000, a very similar name it speaks in a concerned male voice it is artificial intelligence personified its interaction with the male protagonist is a key focus of the movie In fact, while watching Moon, I kept waiting for Gerty 3000 to pull a HAL 9000 and go ...


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This is actually a homage to the song WHITE HORSE by Laid back. I don't know if that song was played in Twin Peaks, but I do know that the word WHITE HORSE was in reference to Heroine, to which Kimmy's dad was high on, and the song also says White Pony in reference to Cocaine. I remember this song in the 80's and Kimmy was stuck in that time slot which makes ...


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Whilst I know Peter Jackson's interest in LOTR did come partially from him watching Ralph Bakshi, I found this interview with Bakshi and thought it might help: And of course it could be really ironic if someone said something like, "In the spirit of Lord of the Rings" considering you did the first one. I'll send it to them! Are you kidding? I'm not ...



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