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  • Starship Troopers was a movie. I watched when I was eight years old and I thought it was a pretty cool sci-fi movie

  • but what I didn't know was that it was one of the most

  • misunderstood movies ever. my eight-year-old self will be completely

  • surprised. Starship troopers a dumb space war movie Starship Troopers a brilliant satire of military propaganda

  • Starship Troopers a movie that misunderstood the novel he was parodying and then got misunderstood for what it was parodying Starship Troopers

  • war is stored in the balls

  • Hello everybody it's me

  • Lately, there's been a lot more articles talking about Starship Troopers as in the light of we got it all wrong

  • How could we have been so blind you're all a bunch of fools, you do not understand. It was a joke Wow

  • I'm DoiNg mY paRt

  • I'm DoiNg mY paRt

  • I'm DoiNg mY paRt

  • I'm DoiNg-- your mom

  • (Adults laughing at a 9 year old)

  • Maybe in retrospect. It's easy to point out. How overly the top the satire is but

  • Looking back at reviews at the time, It seems like a lot of people just didn't get it. The exact words are the text

  • But do you understand it?

  • Do you believe it? So what really is being misunderstood here and why? let's investigate. Would you like to know more?

  • (The making of Pewds army of 9 year olds)

  • Citizens rule people making a better tomorrow

  • The movie starts off with these military propaganda films and it's really during these times that it should have been obvious

  • They're basically spelling out for us

  • Heyyy

  • It's satire

  • the story follows John Rico and Carmen Ibanez

  • I mean just a look at these two, these characters look like they came straight out of a Beverly Hills TV show and

  • That's the point

  • Rumor has it that the director purposely selected these

  • Actors to just look that part to make war look attractive and all these pretty people are fighting

  • This idea is also reinforced through just how the film looks it's not your ordinary, Gritty alien type of sci-fi.

  • It's-it looks and it's shot like a high school rom-com from the 90s

  • During one of their final classes, The teacher is explaining why only what's called citizens are allowed to vote

  • Why are only citizens allowed to vote but we're not really listening because we're distracted by the flirting and playfulness

  • Between Rico and his girlfriend they've seen as a perfect example on how this movie could get over people's head

  • Despite at times feeding the message over you with a stick

  • I dunno

  • When school is over they sign up for their military duty to become citizens

  • But before breaking apart, they make a promise to stay together

  • Let's make a vow

  • No matter what, we'll always be friends (I saw what you did there)

  • Rico joins the infantry force

  • Ibanez joins to Starfleet during one of Rico's training exercises, He pushes it too far and an accident occurs

  • Medic!!!!

  • (Pewds chuckling)

  • Medic!!!!

  • Pretty sure he's dead mate, pretty sure

  • to break down the story to the bare minimal, when Osiris gets destroyed in an alien attack "Buenos Aires has been wiped off the Earth"

  • Ibanez ends up with another guy she meets at Starfleet.

  • and Rico ends up with another girl that was all over him during high school. During the attack of alien space planet she then dies

  • Very tragic along with Ibanez new boyfriend who gets his brain sucked out. We don't need to show that

  • Honestly, it's pretty gross

  • the brain bug gets captured and since it controls all the other bugs the battle has been won and they reached a

  • amazing conclusion that

  • "It's aFraiD"

  • It's afraid, it's afraid everybody who would have thought

  • So there they are together back again just like in the beginning but they're really not with who they want to be

  • It's more of a well, I guess our

  • Boyfriend and girlfriend died. So here we are and the message of the stories and all we won the war is over. It's

  • We won but we must keep fighting any

  • Banas and Rico is the figurehead of this next generations of Fighters. Just like it will just keep going and keep going

  • Come on you Ape!! you wanna live forever???

  • When the movie came out it got terrible reviews and ratings in America

  • We were accused by the Washington Post of being neo-nazis

  • The director says, also pointing out how in England they seem to have understand the joke

  • This movie is meant to be an exaggeration of America they're

  • We are always right attitude to war which is probably why it flopped in the US and was a hit

  • Everywhere else in the world. One of the reviews that I could found that gave it two stars said this want to know more

  • Yes, I did

  • I was particularly intrigued by the way

  • the bugs had evolved organic launching pods that could spit their spores into space and could also fire big globs of

  • Unidentified fury matter at the attacking spaceships since they have no technology

  • These abilities must have evolved along Darwinian lines to say this severely tested theory of evolution is putting it mildly

  • This is the point of the film if you look at the attack of Buenos Aires

  • First of all, that guy is not from Buenos Aires

  • You see the footage of the meteor you see the fires you see all the things you don't see any bugs

  • You don't see any evidence of an actual attack. The Society of Starship Troopers is completely dependent on war to function

  • They and therefore they need an enemy to function

  • and for example when the meteor attacks

  • Rico is more sure than ever that he wants to fight against the bug when in reality

  • it was probably just a regular meteor a movie like this will probably never exist today because of how

  • Carefully edited and selected they are by the studios and I do think it's a fantastic film and if you haven't seen it

  • I definitely recommend watching it and and maybe it's time for a rewatch as well

  • But there's another side of the story that seemed a lot of times untold the book while

  • 99% of movies based off novels that tend to be as close as possible to resemble its source material

  • To appease fans or the author this films basically pulls down its pants and unloads their biggest dump

  • It could possibly give on this novel

  • The only thing the movie really borrows from the novel list of bugs and the names of the characters in the novel

  • In fact, there's barely any action in it

  • there's only really one fight and the director of the filming said said that I stopped after two chapters because it was so

  • Boring, it is really quite a bad book

  • I asked Edie Newmeyer to tell me the story because I just couldn't read the thing this kind of annoys me or

  • Anyone being a fan of the novel really because despite me maybe not agreeing with everything

  • The novel says it has a lot of interesting things to say

  • It's basically a parody that got misunderstood and it still misunderstood what he was trying to parody

  • So are we back at this source material? I've never seen anything like this. It's so weird. It's so confusing

  • Highland the author's politics are difficult to point to because a lot of times he just seemed to enjoy playing around with ideas

  • There without a doubt provocative

  • but that's what make this a classic novel Heinlein wrote Starship Troopers because he thought America was getting soft and the bugs is flat-out a

  • description of a communist society if you're looking for an epic space sci-fi battle of man between bugs

  • Reading this you'll definitely be disappointed

  • Here's some themes that was discussed in the novel when the teacher in the beginning scene that talks about civic duty

  • He discusses that anything that is given to you has no inherent value if it's given for free

  • Which is why only what is known as citizens is allowed to vote

  • You could give someone an award without having them to work for it, but it wouldn't be worth the same to that person

  • hyaline felt the same about voting

  • It shouldn't just be handed down to you democracy is something we fought for?

  • But you won't appreciate it if it's handed down for free

  • I'm not saying I endorse his idea of having to perform military service to vote

  • But seeing how younger people are less and less inclined to vote

  • Pokemons going to the polls isn't really making anyone go to the polls

  • The teacher also discusses violence and importance of it in this society

  • Something given has no

  • Value look when you vote you are exercising political

  • Authority you're using force and force

  • My friends is violence

  • When the movie depicts violence as the ultimate source of conflict solver you laugh because it's silly it's dumb and it's over-the-top

  • But I wonder what the city fathers of Hiroshi would say about that

  • you

  • They probably wouldn't say anything Hiroshi mo was destroyed, correct?

  • What the fuck

  • Actually, why laughing we're turning a blind eye into history and maybe then it's not so funny

  • Punishment is a very long important part of the novel

  • It explains House punishment is vital to this society that we learned right and wrong from punishment man has no moral instinct

  • He is not born with moral sense. You were not born with it. I was not and a puppy has none

  • We acquire moral sense when we do through training experience and hard sweat of the mind

  • Last but not least the novel makes a very long case for why you should join the military

  • It feels like Heinlein wrote this to inspire young people and that Rico's character growth

  • Going from a boy to a man is a reflection of his own the novel makes a case. That veterans should run

  • Society because they know what's best for mankind

  • They can make decisions that are tough where one person gets to suffer for the better of the masses while in today in our society

  • We're hyper focused on individuals the outcry of one person could have a massive effect on everyone

  • I directed the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary

  • to establish a space force

  • as the sixth branch of the Armed Forces we must have

  • American dominance in space.

  • A lot of us look at war today as something that we moved away from we avoid it because we know better now

  • But do we really?

  • The society and starship troopers needed war for its society to function

  • But within its context it might even be justified but within ours

  • maybe not pffft

  • Hope you guys enjoy this video. Leave a like if you did and I'll see you with another one tomorrow. Goodbye

  • *Sick Music*

Starship Troopers was a movie. I watched when I was eight years old and I thought it was a pretty cool sci-fi movie

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    林宜悉   posted on 2020/07/01
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