General ripper is the big bad dude
General Buck Turgidson is the gruff sounding one
8 discrepancies between verbal and non-verbal comm
Context: The president calls the premier that. While saying everything is fine, he fumbles with his hands on the desk and chukkels.
How does it reflect discrepancy: The president is clearly nervous, despite his voice saying fine.
Context 46:30 General Ripper sits down and puts his arm around Mandrake to explain to him about the fluids.
How does it reflect discrepancy: Mandrake is clearly unnerved by Ripper doing this, but Ripper is actually crazy and is not trying to intimidate Mandrake.
Context: While General Ripper is explaing the water thing to Mandrake, Mandrake starts laughing, while also shaking and holding himself tight.
How does it reflect discrepancy: While Mandrake is laughing, due to his other non-verbal communication, he is clearly terrified.
Context: Mandrake asks Ripper about when he devloped his crazy theories.
How does it reflect discrepancy: Mandrake clearly doesn’t care about Ripper’s theories, he’s just trying to get him to stop firing, and is clearly frightened.
Context: After Ripper’s men surrender. Mandrake tells him that his men must have been thinking of him.
How does it reflect discrepancy: Mandrake is clearly nervious and someone who wasn’t crazy would have noticed that Mandrake trying to calm Ripper.
Context: General Turgidson says that we all should bow our heads in prayer. Whean leading the prayer, he looks up to address the lord.
How does it reflect discrepancy: Turgidson looks up to start to the lord.
Context: (CHECK!!!!) General Turgidson starts getting excited and cheering about the posibility of a good piolet making a bomb land.
How does it reflect discrepancy: The discrepancy is shown when he chokes on himself as he realizes what’s going on and simply says “yeah”
Context: Kong vocalizes that he’s going to go try to make the bomb drop. He’s going to get the bay doors open. Earlier he vocalizes contempt for the nuke.
How does it reflect discrepancy: He rides the bomb down. The crew think he’s just opening the doors. Also cheering.
8 examples showing impact of non-verbal
Context: 22:32 Ripper removes a file and exposes a gun with a sour look on his face. Clearly a threat to Mandrake.
How does it show the impact: Mandrake realizes what’s going on and gets a dour look on his face. He realizes that he is now in danger. He also directly asks if he is being threatened.
Context 39:00 Soldiers approach the airbase. The defenders of the airbase fire upon them.
How does it show the impact: The approaching soldiers start returning fire and assalt the base.
Context: 44:45 The Russian ambassador is talking on the phone. His voice starts to shake and he has a fearful look on his face. He explains that it is a Russian dooms day device.
How does it show the impact: Everyone becomes concerned. Vocally and facial concern. General Turgidson is an obvious exception. Doesn’t appear to believe it.
Context: 47:00 After talking to Mandrake about the water, bullets fire into Ripper’s room.
How does it show the impact: The impact is that it tells Ripper that he needs to get a weapon and fire back.
Context: When Ripper returns fire at 54:00.
How does it show the impact: The attacking soldiers realize that things are serious and mount an even heavier assault.
Context Ripper walks into the bathroom, puts a towel around his neck, a gun fires, and something drops to the floor.
How does it show the impact: Maxwell clearly wasn’t expecting that. He responds by suddenly staring at the door. It makes us realize he likely shot himself.
Context: After Mandrake figures out the code, a Colonol shows up and points his weapon at Mandrake.
How does it show the impact: The impact is shown as Mandrake starts doing what the colonol wants, despite that Colonol never verbally threatened him.
How does it show the impact