President Hafez al-Assad faces off against Henry Kissinger, the results of which have only grow worse and less reality-based down the decades.
John Perry Barlow versus the early hackers (whom we should thank for their prescient warnings); Muammar Gaddafi (below), who went -- thanks to the US refusal to engage with reality -- from hero to terrorist to savior back to terrorist and thanks to Reagan's attacking Libya rather than the actual culprit, Syria, we got a preview of Bush's despicable Iraq-War response to 9/11; and those wonderful UFO stories (ah, anything that might prevent our politicians from having to deal with the complexities of the real world).
Dr. Strangelove to Carrie -- in ways you will not have seen previously.)
MUBI, has HyperNormalisation listed under two categories: documentary and horror. Perfect. By electing politicians this venal and stupid, then following them along sheep-like, we've made it clear that humanity, in all its hypocrisy and stupidity, does not deserve to -- nor very likely will it -- survive. Future generations (if there are any), or maybe some alien life form, trying to figure out how we managed our own demise, will have much of the evidence they need right here.
The CineFamily presents In the Zone: A Weekend with Adam Curtis, during which Mr. Curtis will appear in person for Q&A's and will be introducing his new film, as well as acting as host for some of his favorite movies. Click here for the full program. If you don't live in L.A, however, just how might you experience this must-see? Once The CineFamily weekend's festivities have ended, I'll try to find another way for you to view the documentary, and I'll give you an update within one week.