aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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apocalypse now redux
Posted by dav at 2002 November 29 11:02 AM
File under: Movies

DVD: Apocalypse Now R E D U X (1979/2001).
I greatly enjoyed the added scenes in this director's cut. There is one surreal scene concerning a french plantation in the middle of the vietnam jungle, and I think there is some added exposition at the beginning. The infamous "charlie don't surf" segment is filled out a bit more too. I've looked over a few reviews that state that the extra scenes detract from the mood as compared to the original, but I feel that the extra scenes are more honest. Thumbs up.


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