On Thu, 9 Sep 2021 16:16:09 -0700 (PDT), ***@gmail.com <***@gmail.com> wrote:
| On Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 11:58:15 AM UTC-4, Paul S Person wrote:
|> On Wed, 8 Sep 2021 09:37:56 -0700 (PDT), Quadibloc <***@ecn.ab.ca>
|> >When I heard that there is an upcoming movie titled "Don't Look Up", involving
|> >the efforts of the main characters, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer
|> >Lawrence to stop an apocalypse, that's the first thing I thought of...
|> If it's this one
|> <https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11286314/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0> then it is
|> said to be
|> "The story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media
|> tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet
|> It's got a release date, but not much other info, as few if any people
|> have actually /seen/ it.
|> Did the Triffids come from a comet? I don't remember.
| In the book, they were found in a jungle, and thought to be escaped from a
Actually, the book gives them a Russian origin. The main character
worked for a company that had dealings with the person who smuggled them
| bioweapons lab. They had excellent oil, so were cultivated. The event that
| kicks off the plot is also a secret orbital weapon. Can't recall that any
| Reason why it went off was given.
They speculated that it was orbital weapons set off by a comet/meteor
shower, but nobody was in any position to determine if that was true.
Reverend Paul Colquhoun, ULC. http://andor.dropbear.id.au/
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