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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bugs! in 3-d
Posted by dav at 2003 July 21 11:08 PM
File under: Movies

I met my friends Jessica and Toni at the Metreon tonight for a free sneak preview of Bugs!, a new 3-D Imax movie shot in the jungles of Borneo, which played to a packed house, 50% of whom were under 10 I think.

It was awesome! Tropical bugs in giant 3-D with 250,000 X magnification! It was funny, poignant and sexy just like Y Tu Mama Tambien, except with praying mantises, caterpillars and rhinoceros beatles. In 3-D. No, seriously.

I think my favorite shot was a tiny ant climbing into a droplet of water to take a drink.

Anyhow, you should see it if you can.


Hey, I was at that screening too. It was... cool... but... I thought I was gonna throw up. Bugs! Eeccchh!

Posted by: the kiosk on August 14, 2003 04:45 PM

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