As someone who took LSD whilst training as a film student, I was often struck by the notion that the sheer magnitude and pan-dimensionality of the acid experience could never be even remotely contained within the circumscribed parameters of film – but at the same time I understood the irresistible urge to try nevertheless.
Hollywood has taken a cue from the cosmic weather. The newly released films and upcoming offerings have been shifting consciousness and reflecting the archetypal evolution unfolding at this critical turn of the ages. Here are some thoughts on why film is such an important and magical experience at this time.
no visceral rites of passage to provide a spiritual transition into adulthood,
a certain portion of American youth reach for the powerful yet ultimately
impoverished substitute of the cinema. Star
Wars dances on the line between gaudy commercial spectacle and
indispensable world-explaining myth.
Director James Cameron is pioneering a solar charged path to a greener screen in the production of the sequels of Avatar.