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by nathan
Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: My lit collection
Replies: 16
Views: 11080

i just got the coffee table book! so excited!
by nathan
Tue Dec 28, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: Brand new to LIT - My Experience
Replies: 9
Views: 5587

thanks for sharing! keep posting.
by nathan
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: LIT - Chapter by Chapter
Topic: CHAPTER 1: Main Titles
Replies: 17
Views: 24525

this idea is interesting to me but i'm not sure i fully understand. could you elaborate? (or if you have in the past, just link me to a post where you did)
by nathan
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: can someone justify the 4:20 clock shot?
Replies: 1
Views: 3110

can someone justify the 4:20 clock shot?

..or at least explain it? because given the loaded association of the number, it seemed like an odd editorial choice to put into the film. i'm just wondering what others make of it.
by nathan
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Related Films
Topic: Somewhere (2010)
Replies: 21
Views: 11931

imdb recently produced a short featurette on the film:

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2528614425/
by nathan
Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: LIT on blu-ray: December 7, 2010 (according to Amazon.com)
Replies: 21
Views: 17737

But I don't expect much improvement if any since the film was shot on 35mm. any stock of film, 35mm included is capable of transfer to blu ray that, if done correctly, can put films shot in HD and encoded to blu ray to shame. take a look at these stills from the blu ray transfer of psycho (which wa...
by nathan
Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Forum and Site Administrivia
Topic: Design, layout, and content of the main page.
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

i can just put them all in a .zip file and upload it to mediafire for you to download and do what you will the pictures if that would be easier. i don't have a ton of photos but but if there is even one that you can use i will be happy. if you would rather me upload them right to weareawake i can do...
by nathan
Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Forum and Site Administrivia
Topic: Design, layout, and content of the main page.
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

i can't shed any insight on the store issue but i can also contribute images that i took while at the park hyatt.
by nathan
Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Japan & Japanese/Asian Culture
Topic: Directly from Japan
Replies: 10
Views: 7961

awesome, thanks for the info! i also was not able to find one while i was there...i looked everywhere i possibly could and let me tell you, tokyo has a ton of shops that seem like they may sell something like this.
by nathan
Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: brief scene analysis on the focus website
Replies: 2
Views: 2281

the francis ford coppola winery store has has a book section where they sell the screenplay to marie antoinette so i called them today to see if there was anyway to get an official publication of the LiT screenplay. in short, there isn't a way to get it in print but the good new is that the shooting...
by nathan
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: LIT - Chapter by Chapter
Topic: CHAPTER 1: Main Titles
Replies: 17
Views: 24525

i have had to defend this shot to so many people that have made arguments saying it is unnecessary and feels detached from the rest of the film. my usual response is based on a thought i had a few years ago: sexuality is everywhere in this film and it manifests itself subtly at several different lev...
by nathan
Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Forum and Site Administrivia
Topic: Design, layout, and content of the main page.
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

Design, layout, and content of the main page.

I'm not sure if Bob_San is the one responsible for the design and layout of the main page as well as the other pages (sans the forum) being linked to from it but I would really like to see a few changes. I'm pretty new here so I hope i'm not overstepping my bounds here and I mean absolutely no offen...
by nathan
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:38 am
Forum: LIT - Chapter by Chapter
Topic: WELCOME To Chapter By Chapter! (Discussion Index)
Replies: 14
Views: 9386

any chance of keeping this going? i think you stopped updating before i was even a member but i would like to take part.
by nathan
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: brief scene analysis on the focus website
Replies: 2
Views: 2281

brief scene analysis on the focus website

i was on the focus website to try and find a way to buy the screenplay (if anyone knows if this is available, please let me know) and i stumbled across this:

http://www.focusfeatures.com/video/rewa ... nslation_1

mediocre analysis but interesting none the less.
by nathan
Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:35 pm
Forum: LIT - Chapter by Chapter
Topic: WARM-UP DISCUSSION: DVD Menu/Interface
Replies: 15
Views: 14006

ForRelaxingTimes wrote:If there was only some way to make the DVD intro a screen saver. Just have the background with the blinking lights. So entrancing.
i have been trying to find a way to do this for years...
by nathan
Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: Book release: An analysis of LIT
Replies: 12
Views: 8498

if anyone is interested, the first 52 pages of it are on google books: http://books.google.com/books?id=6YEDO_7iquEC&printsec=frontcover&dq=lost+in+translation&hl=en&ei=WZJ-TIGaE5qKnAfloOHvAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CE0Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q&f=false i plan on reading them tonight to...
by nathan
Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: lost in translation added to ebert's "great movies"
Replies: 7
Views: 6496

lost in translation added to ebert's "great movies"

http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=%2F20100804%2FREVIEWS08%2F100809996 really great write up BY ROGER EBERT / August 4, 2010 Bill Murray's acting in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" is surely one of the most exquisitely controlled performances in recent movies. Without it,...
by nathan
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: Going to Tokyo next month, may be staying at the Park Hyatt
Replies: 23
Views: 9890

i'm graduating this year with a bachelors in english with a minor in japanese. i was in japan for a month studying the education system and if my last year of school goes the way the previous three has, i should be graduating with about a 3.6 average. from what i have read, i don't think i will have...
by nathan
Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: Going to Tokyo next month, may be staying at the Park Hyatt
Replies: 23
Views: 9890

i just recently got back myself (though i didn't have the pleasure of staying in the park hyatt, i was within walking distance of it). can't wait to see your pictures!
by nathan
Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Lost In Translation
Topic: Locations in the film?
Replies: 18
Views: 21357

well, i have been back in america for about a week now. i miss japan so much. here are a couple of lost in translation related photos i didn't post on my blog: http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs586.snc3/30924_1490330864168_1410880887_1981967_5315900_n.jpg drinking suntory hibiki 17 year ...