Video & DVD

Finding the Keys to the Mysteries

BY MARSHA OAKS

Despite all attempts by the intellectual elite to treat certain issues as settled, controversy persists. This issue’s DVD of­ferings focus on three areas where conventional thought is getting a workout these days. UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF LIFE: The Scientific Case for Intelligent Design Illustra Media In 1993, a landmark meeting of design theorists was assembled by Professor Phillip Johnson in Pajaro Dunes, Cal­ifornia. Out of that meeting came something the world has learned to call Intelligent Design theory, an idea that is now shaking the…

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Manipulating Nature

BY MARSHA OAKS

The imposition of human will on nature seems to have its benefits, but it certainly has it drawbacks as well. The fol­lowing illustrates some of the issues we need to consider. BAD SEED: The Truth About Our Food This is a documentary that sets out to expose a vast conspiracy to contaminate and control the world’s food supply through genetic engineering of food crops. These opponents believe that genetic modifications in major crops has caused a power shift in agriculture towards biotechnology companies, which are…

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Countries: Discovered & Otherwise

BY MARSHA OAKS

Mind-expanding explorations into exotic locales are frequent fare in these pages, and this group of videos carry on the tradition in three very intriguing regions: crop circle country, the undiscovered country after death, and the su­premely mysterious Egypt of the ancients. CIRCLESPEAK: A Journey into the Heart of Crop Circle Country Newland Films This compelling new production is the never-before-told story of the crop circle insiders—a group of passionate individuals who have dedicated their lives to a mystery. Most have found that their passion comes…

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Journeys in Space & Time

By Marsha Oaks

ALIEN ABDUCTION: The Odyssey of Betty and Barney Hill Reality Entertainment Many people have heard some version of the Betty and Barney Hill UFO encounter, which became a worldwide story in 1966 with the publication of the book, The Interrupted Journey, by John G. Fuller, and additionally in 1975 with the release of the movie, The UFO Incident. But according to Kathleen Marden, the complete story has never been told—until now. And why would she know this? Because she is Betty Hill’s niece and was…

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DVD: The Failings of Orthodoxy

By Marsha Oaks

For those of us who persist in rejecting the authority of self-serving elites—scientific and otherwise—and insist on the validity of our own personal experience, here is another heaping helping of contrarian ideas to cycle through our mental processors. Hopefully, the outcome will be beneficial for all of us.   EVOLUTION’S ACHILLES’ HEELS: 15 Ph.D. Scientists Explain Evolution’s Fatal Flaws Creation Ministries International ‘Faith’ and ‘faith-based’—words generally derided by evolutionists, and materialists of all persuasion—are turned back on them in this film, which points out that:…

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Awareness Elevation

By Marsha Oaks

The reality of the spirit World is at the core of each of the productions up for consideration this time but with three very different approaches. MURDER OF MARY MAGDALENE: Genocide of the Holy Bloodline Dan Green Dan Green is one of the many authors to jump on The Da Vanci Code bandwagon with the publication of a book claiming that the real links are with Lincoln Cathedral in England. According to him, the statue of Alfred Lord Ten­nyson (Tennyson being a leading Priory of…

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Unseen Powers Within

BY MARSHA OAKS

The invisible world which, despite its intangible aspect, inspires much of the human race to carry on, while often en­raging the rest, is a common theme uniting each of our films for this issue. They are, however, dealing with very dif­ferent dimensions of the central riddle of existence. DOES GOD EXIST? A Debate Between Christopher Hitchens & William Lane Craig La Mirada Films On April 4, 2009, William Lane Craig and Christopher Hitchens met to debate the existence of God. The debate was moderated by…

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Trips: Spiritual & Otherwise

MARSHA OAKS

For the spiritual adventurer or the adventuring spirit, this issue’s assortment of DVDs provide more than a little food for thought, if not an opportunity to trip out over some truly cosmic concepts. SOUL RISING: The Awakening; The Transformation; The Ascension William Henry “From ancient wormholes and stargate metaphysics to a quest for the next human is my journey of transforma­tion,” says William Henry, internationally recognized for his innovative interpretations, continual discoveries about ancient gateways, and human transformation. “During my 25 years of research, I…

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Expanding Potentials

By Marsha Oaks

Healing your present body of its ills, reaching out to physically remote realms, and discovering the reality of life after death—if that doesn’t make for an exciting agenda, nothing will. All of that, however, is the inspirational content of this issue’s remarkable collection of DVDs.   THE CURE IS… David Scharps and David Fortney – Directors Unveiling one of the most profound ancient health formulas to be released in over a century, this DVD stars the well-known Dr. Bernie Siegel, Marianne Williamson, and two of…

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DVDs: The Shape of the Infinite

By Marsha Oaks

Once more the ancient maxims prove they are still relevant, even in this age of advanced genetic science. No matter how high we climb, it seems that we still find footprints in the snow.   AS ABOVE—SO BELOW: An Introduction to Fractal Evolution by Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., author of Biology of Belief and An Introduction to Spontaneous Evolution The implications of Dr. Lipton’s research have the power to change the world in the most wonderful way. Since Atlantis Rising has previously reviewed his DVDs,…

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