Amazing live news footage during a California earthquake.

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Your vocal cords can create amazing weird sounds. All you need to do is to shake and then make some noise. What better opportunity to test this than during an earthquake? Watch the shocking live news footage of a California earthquake. In Berkeley, Tarzana and the Cedar Sinai Medical Center, police officers, doctors, construction workers, women and black people aren't running away scared. They seem to be laughing. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Stupid and Pointless
8 June 2005 | by (Humble, Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those short subjects that makes you want to scratch your head and go, "huh?" Made with puppets, the short is a series of scenes (actually the same scene over and over) which are given a time line and location. The locations used are Berkeley, California and Cedar Sinai Medical Center. There is no dialog, just grunting and muttering sounds like you would hear from somebody making a noise while vibrating. The visual scenes are all the same, puppets shaking, one of them upside down. I was left with the impression that there was film left in the camera after a film shoot, so they gave it to their 10 year-old to play with. No symbolism that I could see, just stupid puppets shaking over and over in 2 different places. The only redeeming value at all to this short is that it was very short. It was mercifully over in about 5 minutes. If you're watching when this turkey comes on, it's a real good opportunity to catch a bathroom break or to make a sandwich. You won't miss anything.

3 out of 10 Why did they bother?


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