Holden with us, or us with Holden

Barrett 2022-04-21 09:01:53

Holden and us, or we and Holden

, if one day you suddenly heard that our world is just a speck of dust on a clover flower, how would you react? It is very scientific to understand with astronomical knowledge, but not everyone can look at problems with a scientific perspective. In many issues, we cannot be absolutely scientific, but use something more scientific than science, such as emotion, Morality, metaphysical category instead, because we are human. So I admit that this cartoon completely subverted everything I knew about sci-fi, even though it wasn't a sci-fi movie, it was just a comedy.

We have always admitted that we are not the only ones. We have so many fantastic fantasies of the unknown, but clearly not enough imagination. The unknown worlds we imagine still carry shadows of ourselves. Everything in the unknown world that we have created by various means, both scientific and non-scientific, is actually ourselves, except that it is more advanced than us in science and technology, and the existence of unknown life is weirder than us, etc. I can't help laughing now when I think of Will Smith's meal in "Independence Day" when he drags an alien about his size from the spaceship he shot down. If you think of aliens as Horton the elephant, and you think of yourself as the mayor of Anonymous, and the world we live in is nothing but a speck of dust on a clover flower that Holden rolls around with his trunk, You can easily understand why I laughed. Therefore, "Independence Day" is just the main theme blockbuster of the old beauty, which is far away from science fiction. By analogy, thousands of so-called science fiction masterpieces are best destroyed, because these films can easily make us take it for granted that we have Ability to deal with unknown worlds and even establish strategic and trade partnerships with them, when in fact we are just a speck of dust on one of several alfalfa flowers, and these several alfalfa flowers are a speck of dust on another .

This is a kind of delirium after the idea has been subverted. But abandoning Yelang's arrogance does not mean Yelang's childhood. The above description can also be subverted, that is, we become Horton the elephant, and the unknown world is the dust on the alfalfa flower. We all day imagine that someone sees unknown objects here, someone discovers mysterious events there, and makes unknown life almost found by us. In fact, there is a certain leaf in a corner of a certain leaf in a flowerpot on your balcony. Somewhere on the dust, an unknown species of life is multiplying powerfully. Like the alien species we imagined, they have also created a splendid civilization and advanced technology. You might say that they are on the same planet as us, not alien species. Then I have to admit that you are right, because this question is not arguable. I just want to remind you that we humans are not the only ones with space immigration programs.

In the final analysis, the film itself is not to explain who is the elephant and who is the anonymous. There is only one point of view that is emphasized. No matter who is the elephant or who is the anonymous, we need to pay attention to listening to each other's voice, communicate with each other, and help each other, so that we can deal with it together. Difficulties and hostile threats can lead to peace and happiness. But our world is full of violence and killings that frighten Horton. The seemingly peaceful jungle is actually full of dangers. Therefore, while looking for the unknown life, we should also take some time to find some lost self, which should also be the point of view that the director of this film wants to express.

Jimmy Hayward admits that he wants viewers to feel something deep in the cartoon, but it doesn't matter if it doesn't, it's still a comedy after all, with Hollywood's biggest comedy stars dubbing its characters. Whether it's Jim Carrey, who was fooled, or Steve Carlisle, who was famously participating in Dr. Jumusus (the original story of the film), plus Seth Rogen in "Big Belly", this The voice cast is already luxurious enough. Coupled with Fox's strong animation production team who produced the "Ice Age" series, "Horton and the Anonymous" is undoubtedly a film worth watching. It is relaxing and pleasant, the pictures are beautiful, and the dubbing makes people immersive, and the protagonist of the story also tells people the truth of "communication and listening" and "life is life no matter how small it is". From a certain point of view, it seems that it is more educational for the so-called strong people, such as big figures who think they are big countries and can control the fate of small countries at will, such as the dignitaries of foreign powers represented by President Bush Jr. Just worried that they might not have time to watch a cartoon that seems to be only suitable for children. There is a saying in the Buddhist scriptures: One flower, one tree, one world can be a good inscription for this cartoon.

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  • Coby 2022-03-25 09:01:08

    Love it so much, love it so much! ! !

  • Abigayle 2022-04-24 07:01:05

    No matter how small, people are always people.

Horton Hears a Who! quotes

  • The Mayor of Who-ville: Horton is a giant elephant in the sky!

    [Everyone looks up]

    The Mayor of Who-ville: . Don't bother looking, he's invisible.

  • Heather: Horton! We've all got our own little clovers with worlds on them!

    Jessica: Mine is called Jessica-Land and everyone worships Queen Jessica because Jessica is so beautiful!

    Katie: In my world,everyone's a pony nad they all eat rainbows-and poop butterflies!