Video & DVD

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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Intelligent Productions

By Marsha Oaks

Intelligent Design as a theory of life origins is gaining momentum on many fronts. Now a new DVD adds a significant new piece to the puzzle. Another offers new light on the mysteries of the Holy Grail. And still another explores the possibilities of quantum communication. You have some fascinating viewing to look forward to. DARWIN’S DILEMMA: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record Illustra Media This feature-length documentary examines the Cambrian explosion of life, one of the most remarkable events in the history of…

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Navigating the Future

BY MARSHA OAKS

It may take an expert to appreciate some discoveries. In fact, we are led to believe, that without the evaluation of the proper authorities we can’t be sure just what we should believe or not. Unlike some publications, though, this one is dedicated to the notion that common sense is the best test for the worth of supposed new breakthroughs. So, with this issue’s crop of DVDs we report what people say; you be the judge of their true worth. CROSS OF THOTH Crichton Miller…

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Explorations of Immortality

BY MARSHA OAKS

The so-called undiscovered country, the world beyond death, is the territory appoached in all three of these DVDs. On a subject that could be the most urgent for humans on Earth, each of these has something important and memorable to say. INFINITY–THE ULTIMATE TRIP: Journey Beyond Death Jay Weidner In this documentary, Weidner explores the story of our infinite nature via personal accounts of near-death experiences, as well as transformative states (including out-of-body experience and after-death communication), that lead to expanded consciousness. Featured are noted…

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The Designer Factor

By Marsha Oaks

The very idea of a higher power, of any kind, invites many varied and intense reactions—both pro and con—and it is often hard to get past the emotion to the evidence, but here are some recent films that give it a good try.   THE MASTER DESIGNER—THE SONG Hosted by Brian Corsetti This is another inspiring production from Exploration Films. Atlantis Rising has already reviewed their excellent Intelligent Design Collection: Darwin’s Dilemma, The Privileged Planet, and Unlocking the Mystery of Life, a provocative collection of…

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The Honeymoon Genes

By Marsha Oaks

Are we defined by our genes, or do we define our genes? That’s just one of the many questions, offered by those among us who question the assumptions, which some might say bind our society together. For those who look to see, it is clear there is more ‘blinding,’ than ‘binding’ at work here. Check these new DVDs and see what you think.   THE HONEYMOON EFFECT: The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. (author of The Biology of Belief) &…

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