Sci-Fi Thriller Heroine

The major motion picture Sci-Fi thriller, Gravity (Cuarón, Heyman, & Cuarón, 2013) was released in 2013. It won seven Oscars in the following year, including best cinematography, directing, and film editing. According to IMBD.com the film grossed over 270 million dollars by 2014. Without a doubt, these achievements reflect how the film captured the imagination…

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BRC prep for 2015 Carnival of Mirrors – Archetypal investigation 

I’m looking into the story theme of temporary  isolated communities for archetypal patterns in expanding on burning man as archetypal.  So far I have collected the following from IMDB; Lost, Under the Dome, Between, Persons Unknown, Wayward Pines, Once Upon a Time, Eureka, Jurrasic Park, Orange is the new Black, Spark, Gilligan’s Island, The Tempest,…

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Watching Baraka – by director Ron Fricke

If man sends another Voyager to the distant stars and it can carry only one film on board, that film might be “Baraka.” It uses no language, so needs no translation. It speaks in magnificent images, natural sounds, and music both composed and discovered. It regards our planet and the life upon it. It stands…

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Learning about #Scholarly #Writing for final paper in #Myth at Pacifica

I’m working through the intro of my scholarly paper on myth for my 1st quarter at Pacifica. It needs to be 300 words and include: A hook. Why does someone what to read this paper? Something distinctive and unique. Ontology: The branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being. The reality starting point – the reality of…

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1st residential for Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life

I have just completed my first 4 day residential of course work for my MA at the Pacifica Graduate Institute. The intensive class time was an exciting and informative experience. I brought my iPad and took lots of fun graphic notes on the paper app. Synchronistically one of my fellow classmates gave an excellent presentation…

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