Archive for October, 2012

Surviving Progress (2011)

Posted in Documentary, Philosophy, Science, World Cinema with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks
Producer: Martin Scorsese
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Language: English / Portuguese / AR / PT / EN subtitles

Humanity’s ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse?

Documentary telling the double-edged story of the grave risks we pose to our own survival in the name of progress. With rich imagery the film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself. The film explores how we are repeatedly destroyed by ‘progress traps’ – alluring technologies which serve immediate need but rob us of our long term future. Featuring contributions from those at the forefront of evolutionary thinking such as Stephen Hawking and economic historian Michael Hudson. With Martin Scorsese as executive producer, the film leaves us with a challenge – to prove that civilization and survival is not the biggest progress trap of them all.

~ Complex-Simplicity-Degree ~

Posted in Metaphysics, Philosophy, Psychology, Science with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Complex-Simplicity-Degree

??? Who-What-When-Where-Why-How ???
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.
~ Mark Twain ~

La planète sauvage / Fantastic Planet (1973)

Posted in Abstract Film, Animation, Cosmology, Mysticism, Mythology, Psychedelic with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: René Laloux
Producer: Simon Damiani
Genre: Animation / Psychedelic / Trailer
Country: France / Czechoslovakia
Language: English

Fantastic Planet is animated psychedelic science fiction film based on the novel Oms en série, by the French writer Stefan Wul. A working title for the film while it was in development was Sur la planète Ygam (On the Planet Ygam). The film had a total of 809,945 admissions in France.

La planète sauvage [French Version]
Fantastic Planet [English Version]
Дикая планета [Russian Version]
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~ Yin and Yang ~

Posted in Alchemy, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Yin and Yang

Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites; like and unlike are the same;
opposites are identical in nature, but different in degree;
extremes meet; all truths are but half-truths;
all paradoxes may be reconciled.
~ Kybalion ~

BluScenes: Journey Through Space (2009)

Posted in Abstract Film, Animation, Documentary, Metaphysics, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 29, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Jason Rosenfeld
Producer: Jason Rosenfeld
Genre: Documentary / Animation
Country: United States
Language: English / None

BluScenes Journey Through Space gives you an astronaut’s eye view of the wonders of the universe, featuring imagery and specially-created animations based upon images from NASA and the European Space Agency. The journey begins in Earth orbit and takes you past our moon and neighboring planets, before venturing into deep space for a stunning interstellar tour.

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~ The Sky Dancer ~

Posted in Art, Metaphysics, Music, Mysticism, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 29, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

The Sky Dancer

Music is the movement of sound
to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
~ Plato ~

Investigation Into the Invisible World / Enquête sur le monde invisible (2002)

Posted in Documentary, Independent Film, Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Mythology, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 28, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Jean-Michel Roux
Producer: Jean-Michel Roux
Genre: Documentary / Independent Film
Country: France
Language: French / EN / RO subtitles

A mind-bending investigation on the edge of reality.

A feature length documentary shot in Iceland on mediums, clairvoyants and the relationship between humans and invisible beings such as elves ghosts, angels, water monsters and extra-terrestrials. The film is a journey to the frontiers of life questioning the scope of our existence. Are we alone in the universe? If life exists in other dimensions, it’s worth knowing more.