I once had dreams.

Time to Settle Accounts

September 7, 2011: I once had dreams.

On August 21st I woke up at 5:30 a.m. with a dream sharp in my mind. It was one of my many odd, vivid dreams, this one a protagonist dream in which I was “taken on a journey by some sort of mythical force.” The dream incorporated elements of Back to the Future Part II, The Matrix, South Park, Harry Potter, and Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac to the Lord. It was standard fare for me, but, I thought when I awoke, perhaps others would enjoy it, so for the first time ever I tweeted my dream. Continue reading “I once had dreams.”

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A People with Passion correspondence, with Kubrick decoder Rob Ager

A People with Passion correspondence

Rob Ager, film analyst and Kubrick decoder

Interview conducted October 2010

The Meaning of the Monolith Revealed?

Good evening. Earlier this month, ReadJack.com recorded an interview via email correspondence with film analyst and Kubrick expert Rob Ager, at a distance of nearly 4000 miles from Chicago. It took pretty much no time at all for our words to reach Ager’s computer in Liverpool, but this time delay has been deleted from this recording. Continue reading “A People with Passion correspondence, with Kubrick decoder Rob Ager”

Alex Jackson, Viddied Reviews

It’s funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen.

A long, long time ago, probably sophomore year of college, I discovered an independent film reviewer named Alex Jackson who specialized in breaking down the psychology and interconnectedness in Kubrick films. His main theory on Kubrick is laid out in his Eyes Wide Shut review:

“I see 1968’s 2001: A Space Odyssey as the Rosetta Stone in figuring out Kubrick. He depicts savage apes evolving into the comfortable sleepiness of modern civilized man and then evolving again into Star Children, angels, the great next step. Unless guided upon the right path by space aliens, Kubrick seems to believe, we’re perpetually stuck in our comfortable sleep.” Continue reading “Alex Jackson, Viddied Reviews”