If you haven’t been living in a cave on Mars, the basic conclusion won’t be surprising, but the extent of the differences might.
, for example, gave more than half the lines to male characters.
Most of the movie's key scenes involve Goldberg typing out messages to him in increasingly wacky casual poses—perched on a desk imitating Ray Charles, lying sideways across several desks, presumably just for visual variety—and talking loudly to herself, reading her messages and his, at least until her terminal starts speaking in his voice. Meanwhile, on the other end of the chat session, Clayton keeps his camera swirling rhythmically back and forth in semi-circles around Bruckner and a female friend, who giggle over their end of the chat, talk about other things, and chatter with Pullman on the phone.
Later, after a disc sent to her by a colleague gets her in trouble with a shadowy organization that erases her identity, reports her car stolen, and puts her home up for sale, she hits the chat board again to demand information about said shadowy organization.Case in point: The Perfect Man, a surreally misconceived Hilary Duff vehicle where the plucky tween star plays matchmaker for mom Heather Locklear by wooing her online via a fictional suitor.But a basic truth quickly emerged: No matter how resonant or culturally up-to-the-minute a given film was, images of people staring at computer monitors were tremendously boring. Looking at the other films on this list, they could have been way worse. Fear Dot Com(2002)In this so-so rip-off of The Ring, a scary website kills everyone who visits it, 48 hours after their first exposure.War Games pioneered a whole visual language of people talking to and through computers, and that language still gets used today, whenever computer users in films read their screens out loud for the audience's benefit, saying what they're typing as the camera aggressively cuts to extreme close-ups of key words onscreen. When users first log on, the site initiates a primitive chat session, calling them by name and asking questions like "Do you want to hurt me?Latest activity in Missouri Chat: The Dow tops 20,000. , Liberals are suffering from Election Stress Disorder., Oh, BTW, Those pipelines?
We're gonna build them, IRS going after Clinton Foundation., Ladies Gentlemen and mymanbarak.You can read more about Russia’s internet censorship law here.The folks at Polygraph have a lovely set of interactive graphics of number of speaking lines in 2000 movie screenplays, with IMDB look-ups of actor age and gender.There are thousands of active singles on Date looking to chat right now.We have all type of personals, Christian singles, Catholic, Jewish singles, Atheists, Republicans, Democrats, pet lovers, cute Missouri women, handsome Missouri men, single parents, gay men, and lesbians.But oh, ho ho, is he comedically and ironically wrong! As the two users—the young boss and precocious daughter of smarmy businessman Bill Pullman—talk via a service called "Naughty Chat," the camera stays in close on Stanford as he rubs his hands through his hair, bounces, gasps, pops candy into his mouth, chants "Boom!