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  Topic: Favourite SAC track?
douyang

Replies: 27
Views: 25240

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:24 pm   Subject: Favourite SAC track?
I gravitate to "Rebirth" by Origa. I think it really captures the essence of the entire series, a whole "brave new world" theme.

Anything by Origa or Graziano is awesome.

On ...
  Topic: Pro or Against GiTS Live-Action Adaptation?
douyang

Replies: 116
Views: 60654

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:06 pm   Subject: Pro or Against GiTS Live-Action Adaptation?
I can't honestly say I have high hopes that Shirow will be involved in this project, or that it will have anywhere as good a storyline or an exploration of intelligent subjects as the originals.

I ...
  Topic: SSS questions
douyang

Replies: 13
Views: 11017

PostForum: The Original (Oshii) Films   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:35 pm   Subject: SSS questions
I started another topic on the issue of who the puppeteer is on the Stand Alone Complex Forum, here is what I had to say:

I just finished watching SSS for the 2nd time. I'm wondering who everyone th ...
  Topic: Best ever Levels
douyang

Replies: 23
Views: 20888

PostForum: Video Games!   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:28 pm   Subject: Best ever Levels
Resident Evil 4:

-The warzone scene in the main game, right after you beat Krauser. Enemies bearing miniguns from fortified positions and your own attack helicopter backing you up.
-OR even better ...
  Topic: Solid State Society: Who is the puppeteer?
douyang

Replies: 0
Views: 6509

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2007 1:29 am   Subject: Solid State Society: Who is the puppeteer?
For those of you who haven't watched it, spoilers ahead:



I just finished watching SSS for the 2nd time. I'm wondering who everyone thinks the puppeteer really was. I personally believe it wasn't ju ...
  Topic: Its cold and lonely here now a days
douyang

Replies: 30
Views: 21845

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:21 pm   Subject: Its cold and lonely here now a days
That's what I wanted to know. Do we have anything to talk about until Solid State Society's Region 1 DVDs show up?
  Topic: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
douyang

Replies: 11
Views: 8520

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:15 pm   Subject: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
Makes you wonder if the human race are losing touch with reality.

I don't mean for this to sound the way it will, but I mean it as plain as I can: And can you define what makes reality? How much of ...
  Topic: Best ever Levels
douyang

Replies: 23
Views: 20888

PostForum: Video Games!   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:38 pm   Subject: Best ever Levels
Resident Evil 4:

-The warzone scene in the main game, right after you beat Krauser. Enemies bearing miniguns from fortified positions and your own attack helicopter backing you up.
-OR even better ...
  Topic: Motoko's Strength (Spoilers Added)
douyang

Replies: 17
Views: 29861

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:15 pm   Subject: Motoko's Strength (Spoilers Added)
Yes, cyborgs need to breathe in this universe. I have no idea why...maybe it's just that fleshy brain.
  Topic: Is Innocence worth watching?
douyang

Replies: 19
Views: 18103

PostForum: The Original (Oshii) Films   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 5:53 pm   Subject: Is Innocence worth watching?
Great stuff. Very melancholy and dark atmosphere, nice jazz pieces, a fascinating storyline exploring human egotism through the desire to recreate oneself, and the sadism inherent in human beings thro ...
  Topic: What does the Major symbolize?
douyang

Replies: 7
Views: 9148

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:35 pm   Subject: What does the Major symbolize?
I agree with epiphany, the superman like jumps she makes are both to show off her physical abilities and psychological fortitude, that she can do something so dangerous so casually (and dangerous acti ...
  Topic: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
douyang

Replies: 11
Views: 8520

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:16 pm   Subject: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
Here's a quote from the article:

Because "some people have said Saddam is a hero and martyr and have glorified his death, this has affected children," Ramy said.

But Jasem Hajia, a child psychologis ...
  Topic: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
douyang

Replies: 11
Views: 8520

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:30 pm   Subject: Frightening real life stand alone complex?
I found this article pretty interesting. I find it amazing how information and experience can be transmited and mutated so quickly, and in such a decidedly dangerous fashion. Like Al Qaeda or Kuze's r ...
  Topic: Samurai Champloo
douyang

Replies: 9
Views: 8763

PostForum: Anime   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:29 pm   Subject: Samurai Champloo
Has anyone here watched that other series by Shinichiro Watanabe, Samurai Champloo? It's one of a kind stuff featuring a bizarre but fascinating mix between Japanese history and tradition and modern d ...
  Topic: Episode 27 Gig 2 confused about something ...
douyang

Replies: 5
Views: 6203

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 2:17 pm   Subject: Episode 27 Gig 2 confused about something ...
I think its about the apple representing the forbidden fruit of knowledge from the biblcal story about the garden of eden, and Kuze being willing the take the plunge to obtain greater knowledge and ri ...
 
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