History YMMV / Koyaanisqatsi

9th Jun '16 7:50:44 PM mlsmithca
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* AwesomeMusic: TheMovie.



* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of Awesome]]: The whole thing. One of Philip Glass's best-known works, and with good reason.

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* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of Awesome]]: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The whole thing. One of Philip Glass's best-known works, and with good reason.



* EarWorm: Philip Glass's music ''will'' get ''will'' get stuck ''will'' get ''will'' get stuck ''will'' get stuck get stuck stuck ''will'' get stuck stuck get stuck in your head.

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* EarWorm: EarWorm:
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Philip Glass's music ''will'' get ''will'' get stuck ''will'' get ''will'' get stuck ''will'' get stuck get stuck stuck ''will'' get stuck stuck get stuck in your head.



** The haunting and ominous title track is sometimes used to convey TranquilFury.
*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone [[DeathGlare glaring]], such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].

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** The haunting and ominous title track is sometimes used to convey TranquilFury.
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TranquilFury. Fits even more if you have a shot of someone [[DeathGlare glaring]], such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].



* OlderThanTheyThink: Many viewers think [[spoiler:the exploding rocket]] was the space shuttle ''Challenger'', which [[spoiler:was destroyed]] three years after this movie came out. [[spoiler:The explosion filmed was with an unmanned Navy Atlas rocket, about 20 years earlier.]]
** HarsherInHindsight too, especially considering the ominous song title; "Prophecies"

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* OlderThanTheyThink: Many viewers think [[spoiler:the exploding rocket]] was the space shuttle ''Challenger'', which [[spoiler:was destroyed]] three years after this movie came out. [[spoiler:The explosion filmed was with an unmanned Navy Atlas rocket, about 20 years earlier.]]
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]] HarsherInHindsight too, especially considering the ominous song title; "Prophecies""Prophecies".
26th Jan '16 5:22:39 PM Ozzi145
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* AwesomeMusic: TheMovie.
19th Jan '16 11:29:07 PM dvorak
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*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone glaring, such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].

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*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone glaring, [[DeathGlare glaring]], such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].
3rd Jan '16 6:35:32 PM Ozzi145
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** HarsherInHindsight too, especially considering the ominous song title; "Prophecies"
21st Sep '15 1:07:13 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone glaring, such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFreindshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].

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*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone glaring, such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFreindshipIsMagic [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].
21st Sep '15 1:05:26 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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*** Fits even more if you have a shot of someone glaring, such as [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFreindshipIsMagic Fluttershy]].
13th Jun '15 6:38:23 AM harryhenry
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* MisaimedFandom: The film and imagery similar to it is sometimes used to ''celebrate'' technology.
** It ''is'' easy to find "beauty in the beast" due to the wonderful cinematography. Part of Godfrey Reggio's concept for the film is that every viewer could take something completely different from it.
** Nobody says you shouldn't use it for that purpose. Your interpretation is yours and yours alone.
** A relevant quote from writer Tim Page, in the liner notes of Philip Glass's soundtrack album:
-->Although ''Koyaanisqatsi'' was intended, at least in part, as an indictment of late-20th century Western society (the title is Hopi for "life out of balance"), it is one of many paradoxes that the images of a supposedly crazy, hard-driven, over-the-top America are so vibrant and captivating -- probably the most exhilarating (and curiously affirmative) passages in the film. But it is not necessary to buy into the philosophy that propels the action in order to exult in its spectacle. And, after all, as one critic observed when ''Koyaanisqatsi'' was new, Hopi activities would probably seem pretty frantic themselves if they were to be presented at such high speed.
12th May '15 7:13:05 PM deathmaster87
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* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: ''Powaqqatsi'' is a better film, but fewer people know it, save for the music piece "Anthem" which appeared in ''Film/TheTrumanShow''.
22nd Jan '15 6:23:35 AM AnotherGuy
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Believe it or not, time lapse photography was relatively ''new'' and few people ever experienced it at this scale.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: And all the better for it.
22nd Jan '15 6:22:37 AM AnotherGuy
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* DoingItForTheArt: Aside from Reggio, Creator/FrancisFordCoppola was one of the major backers of the experimental film. While Creator/GeorgeLucas and Golan & Globus backed ''Powaqqatsi''.
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