" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

August 29, 2015

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ... and the Monolith?

I watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for the first-time last night and loved how Tim Burton paid homage to Stanley Kubrick in the Television Room scene.
It reminded me of Joe Alexander's latest BTTF video about the monolith and touching the screen.
BACK TO THE FUTURE predicts 9/11?
 The above shot from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory also reminded me of a lot of Alex Grey paintings for some reason.
"Oversoul" by Alex Grey
In 1989, Alex Grey painted
amazing work called “Gaia
This scene above from the same movie also remind me of the latest video by Halfasheep -
Wormholes - Shapeshifting Cherub Masonic Portal Builders - Wayne Herschel vs Optus
And check out the kid who travels through the TV and the shirt he is wearing with the skull on it.
The skull reminds me of the necklace I have hanging to the right of my computer that I bought from Alex Grey's shop years ago.

Skull Fetus

"The skull/fetus portrays linear time and indicates the temporality of life. 
Confronted by the constraints of time, every instant offers the capacity to realize our timeless existence."
Squaring the circle
I saw these scenes above from the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory of bulls-eyes which I thought was personally synchy, as I'm in the middle (bulls-eye?-) of reading a great motivational book named Bullseye, oddly enough.
And I have always liked the idea of a bulls-eye as a portal in an artistic representation of a portal for some reason.
217, 237, Darts and Bullseye Syncs
I also noted a number of portal type scenes throughout this version of Dahl's classic story of the chocolate factory.
Watch it for yourself and see what I mean.
Even the original scene of the TV room from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is worth a look.
Roald Dahl sure wrote some esoteric children's stories, and these movie versions seem to be no exception.
And on the subject of Dahl, check out my post about the partner of his granddaughter Phoebe who I wrote a few weeks back -
My Ruby Rose and the Giant Peach Synch
Ruby Rose and her partner Phoebe Dahl.
Christopher Lee as Wilbur Wonka.
I also thought it was weird to see Christopher Lee (who just passed away weeks ago) playing Wilbur Wonka to Johnny Depp's Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
And step this way to read my post about a mad dentist who pissed the world off by shooting a lion - 
What is it with Dentists and Capturing/Killing Exotic Species?
What an arsehole that dentist was thinking a poor lion would make a great bullseye.

August 24, 2015

The Clockwork Orange Effect?

I was sorting through my large CD collection recently just after moving house and came across the above Phil Collins CD Serious Hits Live.
I bought it years ago because it contained the song, I picked out with my wife to have as our wedding waltz.
Song #13 on the album ironically enough looking back now.
I used to really love this song once, but now when I hear it come on the radio it makes me want to race over a switch the radio off, or on to another station, and if I can't do that I start becoming mildly sick and irritated, obviously because it dredges up bad memories ... or rather memories that were once good and I was fond of, but now leaves me feeling hollow and angry.
Love on the Rocks ... A Fool's Journey?
This phenomena reminded me of a movie I snuck into the cinema to see when I was about 17 years old, with my older brother's birth certificate, as you had to be at least 18 to get in.
That movie was A Clockwork Orange"In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan."
I hated A Clockwork Orange when I first saw it and came out of the cinema feeling repulsed and angry, because Kubrick wrecked a song that was a mild favourite of mine - Singing in the Rain
In the movie there is a disturbing rape scene where the main character, Alex, beats up the husband of a lady he rapes in front of him to the song Singing in the Rain.
I could never to this day hear the song Singing in the Rain without recalling that ugly scene from A Clockwork Orange.
Which was what Kubrick was aiming to do by using this famous much loved happy song, in my opinion, because the film is all about making the main character sick to the stomach when he hears his once favourite music, or even thinks about doing a violent act to others.
This is all because he is strapped into a chair and forced to watch violent scenes while his favourite music is played to the film while doctors pump drugs into him that makes him violently sick, so in the future when Alex hears his once favourite music or thinks about doing a violent act, he immediately becomes ill.
 So, Kubrick basically pulled the same trick on anybody in the audience who associated the song Singing in the Rain to being happy and carefree.
Now when you heard it you would be hard pressed not thinking about that scene from A Clockwork Orange.
So it is with me when I hear A Goovy Kind of Love being played now, it just makes me feel ill.
Needless to say this CD will not be staying in my CD collection any longer.

August 18, 2015


Kung Fury is an over-the-top 80’s action comedy that was crowd funded through Kickstarter. 
It features Kung Fury, a Kung Fu renegade cop who travels back in time to kill his Nemesis, Hitler. 
The film features nazis, dinosaurs, vikings and cheesy one-liners. 
The campaign that was launched in December 2013 was backed by more than 17 000 people who together gave more than $630 000. 
Watch official video for the single "True Survivor" 
by David Hasselhoff.

August 16, 2015

Libby Munro: A Grounded Actress with High Skies Ahead of Her

I went to see the above play the other night after seeing a story in my local Brisbane newspaper about an actress named Libby Munro, who grew up in a town my cousins lived in for years, named Millmerran.
I don't normally buy the newspaper that often, so it was just luck I ran across this story.
What caught my eye was the words "hometown" and "Eight".
My hometown Brisbane has got a population of over one million people, so it was no big deal that we shared the same hometown, but the town where Libby grew up in, and the town my cousins lived in, Millmerran, only has a population of about 1500 people.
Rams Head Hotel, Millmerran
Being into the subject of synchronicity and hanging out on line, and with other sync-heads myself, the number eight always brings to mind another actor named Andras Jones and his show Radio8Ball, and how he analyzes fellow actors and musicians' careers and lives on that show.
I would have liked to have caught the movie Eight that Libby is getting rave revues for, but I didn't pick up that newspaper for a few days and missed the opportunity to catch the film, luckily though her play Grounded was still on, so I went along to see it on Thursday night at the Diane Cilento Studio.
It was a great play, well written and well-acted, and I really enjoyed this play, even though I had an infected eyelid which dried my eye out, along with the air conditioner playing its part, as well, and I couldn't stop rubbing my eye throughout most of the play, so that I could try and see properly.
Apart from my eye problem, I had a great night out.
The Diane Cilento Studio is named after the actress Diane Cilento who my father, a cab driver for most of his life, used to brag to us kids, got chosen by Diane Cilento out of a cab rank full of cab drivers, because she claimed that he looked like her ex-husband Sean Connery, which normally we kids would laugh at, but it was true that he did look like the Bond actor (minus the mo), so we tended to believe him on this one. 
Interesting that Libby is born on the 11th of November (Remembrance Day) and is playing an air force pilot.
I guess that it's fitting though, because if you are lucky enough to catch Libby in this play it's a performance you'll always remember.
I think the sky's the limit for this talented actress, and her career is only just taking off.
And who said the only good thing that came out of Millmerran was the road to Brisbane?
Probably me, but now there are two good things that come from Millmerran;-)  

UPDATE 11th April, 2016.
 I finally got to see 'Eight' tonight, not an easy movie to sit through, but it deserves all the accolades it has received so far with probably more to come.
I thought Libby was good in 'Grounded', but 'Eight' was mind-blowing as far as Libby's acting performance went in that movie.  
I hope that thriller Libby is writing gets produced, and I deliberately threw the cat among the pigeons by asking if the same team that made 'Eight' were going to work on that film, as I got the impression they could all make a fine thriller when in comes to a cinema release if their work on 'Eight' was anything to go by.   
I also found it amusing that Libby's next play is about a post 9/11 world and guess how many tickets were officially sold for tonight's screening of 'Eight'?
119, or 911 reversed;-) 
A reverse 911?-)
Reverse 911s in 'Back to the Future'(?)
a film that I felt was about the
9/11, Synchromysticism and Back to the Future,, 2 & 3? (Part 2)
Not only that, but 8:15 in the morning was the time the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, which I make reference to in that post you can read if you click on the above link, and the ticket I was given tonight says that Libby's movie runs from 6:30pm to 8:15pm.
 Cosmic coincidence?-)
8:15 that's the time that it's always been?
Libby as Vanda in the QTC 2013 play 'Venus in Fur'