February 11, 2009
I posted this video the other day:
I love The Poseidon Adventure so much (who doesn’t?). But after I watched that clip for the 16th time I noticed one major problem: as the ship is tipping over and the people start falling, strangely, the chairs don’t move in the same direction. Everything else: the party favors, the dishes, the people, they all are affected by the ship tipping over. Some of the chairs tip over but they fall in the opposite direction of the unluckly passengers. The chairs are all like “meh, what’s all this nonsense about?”. You even see one bitch sliding past a perfectly happy to be on the ground chair. At the end of the scene, the gravity defying chairs are stuck to the floor (ceiling?). Am I being too critical of crappy 1970s disaster movie? Do I need to get a life?
Don’t answer that. Let’s dance instead: