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131988, RE: somebody explain this movie to me
Posted by Frank Longo, Sun Dec-18-05 02:14 PM
>Because it seemed to be completely stupid. Maybe it's just
>over my head.
>-Why does the old lady have evil Little Shop of Horrors

She's a herbologist in the future. Those fighting plants she grew were a security system to keep intruders out.

>-How can Tom Cruise drive a car right out off the assembly
>line and onto the freeway?

This is an interesting question. Maybe that's how efficient we will become in the future.

>-Why the hell does he need to cut his eyes out again?
>Especially when he uses those very same eyes to open the door
>to his office.

Because eye IDs are checked literally EVERYWHERE he can go. If he has those eyes, the cops will find him before he even gets a chance to sneak into the place.

>-Why is everybody (old lady, Tim Blake Nelson, Skarsgaard,
>etc.) mugging like it is an SNL sketch?

This is what made it feel like a Stanley Kubrick film to me...the eccentric characters in scenes that are tangential to the plot.