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The Search for the Profound with Caroline Cory’s Tear in the Sky, An Interview

18 May

Caroline CoryCaroline Cory’s interest in parapsychology has always been constant while growing up, and to see her enthusiasm is key to why her documentaries must be watched. We see her wanting to learn more about what it all means. Whether that’s with testing people for their PSI ability in Superhuman or simply examining this mysterious world in works from her own production company, Omnium Media. there’s something to think about. Her latest, Tear in the Sky, concerns the strange aircraft known as Tic Tac UFOS often seen around Catalina Island.

She got to talk to the various members of the crew from the USS Nimitz since they were near, and to focus on this particular incident may well get the federal government to open up.

“They were on those ships in 2004,” said Cory, “And we had a huge amount of equipment, some even military-grade, to observe in real time. We got crazy stuff–amazing anomalies. My film takes a totally different approach to ufology.”

The federal reports have not made a full disclosure. There’s people from Avalon, a township on that island, and It’s not just them wanting answers about the fairy lights. Others who live or are stationed nearby are curious.

It’s a phenomenon everyone wants further understanding on. Everyone is asking how do they fly? The way they skirt the sky can’t be done based on humanity’s current understanding of physics. A less asked question is why is this area so special? Cory believes the aliens have their agenda and are doing their thing without too much concern about a “Prime Directive,” a concept well known amongst Star Trek fans. It’s not necessary about space tourism either, but rather in what they find fascinating. Parts of Catalina Island have a military history and it may well play a role to why alien ships are often spotted here.

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A Bold New Look with Star Trek’s Strange New Worlds

16 May

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds poster features the classic USS EnterpriseStreaming on Paramount+

Some long time fans of Star Trek might investigate the latest, Strange New Worlds (SNW). It’s almost a return to form. Not everyone will take to it, and I’ve spoken to a few of my friends who are steadfast in their opinion in our nerd chats. To be specific, since it’s part of the rebooted Kelvin timeline, there’s no true link with Gene Roddenberry’s creation.

Co-showrunner Henry Alonso Myers wanted to produce Star Trek in the way it was originally done, and this series honours that aspect. The stories have given Captain Pike (Anson Mount), Spock (Ethen Peck) and crew more backstory to character development to appreciate. At least the direction is off to a good start.

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Doctor Strange is More than Multiverse of Madness. Thoughts and A Review

16 May

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness poster.jpgSpoiler Alert

One terrific thing about having Sam Raimi back to making comic book films is in how those movies are imbued with his viceral style. His passion for whichever property he’s sculpting will forever bear his mark. That’s especially evident with Spider-Man 2, and in Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness, the use of Dutch angles or some other cinematic trick distinguishes which universe the master of mystic arts is in. Seeing this film through the eyes of the monster is another camera technique he loves using.

This MCU product feels more Evil Dead than anything else and I love it since it may even suggest Marvel’s Zombieverse will return. This film marks the second time the heroes have visited this realm. Marvel’s What If (“…Zombies!?”) introduced fans to this danger.

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[Victoria, BC] Quick Takes on Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair Return!

14 May

[Victoria, BC] Quick Takes at Victoria's Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair

Day one at Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby and Toy Fair shows this city was certainly anxious for its return. I saw a small lineup at the door when I arrived around 10:30am. I’m sure everyone wanted to find something cool to take home. I saw happy youths with nerf guns and adults with other nifty goods leaving as I was waiting to get inside.

I had only two goals in mind: see if I can pick up any LEGO Ninjago product (the selection was super slim) and if I can find that one elusive comic book to finish my Marvel’s ROM (Sorry, IDW) collection. I wondered if I could nail the Doctor Fate Series Three and Four. Mail order makes it too easy, but the thrill of the hunt is what makes attending shows like this fun. And quite often, I end up buying something else instead….

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Yamato’s Essentials, An EP Ready to Blast Off For a Post-Pandemic World

14 May

Yamato DJJapan-based DJ/producer Yamato is dropping his biggest release of 2022 in Essentials EP. Having worked for Pioneer as a technical developer of Pioneer CDJ series, he has an unrivaled competitive advantage few other artists can touch. A keen sense of songwriting, a brand-savvy skillset, and an ability to surround himself with the right team makes it clear as to why he’s achieved so much in his internationally acclaimed career.

With over 30 million views on YouTube, Yamato not only began uploading to the platform early, but showcased clever live DJing video themes which resulted in the attention of a worldwide audience. Showcasing his incredible long-form DJ sets in a gorgeous setting using a multi-camera set up, Yamato was able to create lucious eye-candy videos that kept YouTubers coming back for more and demanding more of this content. The series has become one of several breaking points in a chain of successful stages this artist has journeyed through.

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