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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Lost Angels Part I: Bladerunner




California Wildfires. Of the 13 major fires one is known as "Witch" and another "Magic"

The past week or two has seen some of the most incredible research revelations since I began this blog back in March 2007. In this newest offering, I hope to add to this momentum...and for those readers familiar with the "Fringetastic" video work of Jake Kotze, you will no doubt resonate with a number of the connections.



As I have watched parts of Southern California burning across the cathode rays the past several days, I have been specifically struck by the ORANGE-RED glow of the sky (see Goro Adachi for more on the significance of the color orange). And as I listened to a voice message from my friend Erick calling from San Diego yesterday to let me know he was okay, he seemed to focus on the color of the sky as well...describing the whole event to be like walking around inside of a science-fiction movie...Two images have flashed in my third eye which I have not been able to shake since seeing those very first images back on Monday. 1) The opening scenes of Ridley Scott's 1982, 2019 Los Angeles (Lost Angels) in "Bladerunner" and 2) The album cover of U2's seminal "Under A Blood Red Sky" from 1983.



Most will remember this as the RED Rocks, Colorado Live Album, yet only two tracks were recorded there. One was from Boston, MA. and all the remaining songs were from St. Goarshausen, Germany

If one traces the lineage of these two sources (Bladerunner/U2) some interesting results (e)merge which synchromystically link to the City of Angels, Venus, genetics (blue genes), bees, and the ongoing Stargate theories.

Although I do not intend for this to be a full investigation of "Bladerunner", it is important to look at a number of aspects surrounding it, and even a novice to this brand of research can understand the importance of Harrison Ford starring in the film. By use of "Composite Character Identification" one of the best known stills from the movie says it all...


This image of the Grail Seeker/ Stargate "jumper" Ford leaping from one "checker chariot" to the next while Saffron robed monks cross in the foreground in true resonance with Goro Adachi making this as iconic today as perhaps Da Vinci's "Last Supper" has been for centuries. Two sunglass sporting "punks" show up in true fashion via GOSPORN's latest offering "Blinded By The Light". Oddly illuminated Time jumping Ford also passes the burning ORANGE-RED neon of "The Snake Pit" foretelling a future - past event of the infamous "Viper Room" where Grail Seeker River Phoenix (Styx?) met his untimely end on the sidewalk just outside, Halloween night 1993.

River's life and death could honestly be the subject of several articles...the condensed version involves claims of sexual abuse at the hands of "The Children of God" cult at the age of four...Leonardo DiCaprio & Tom Cruise both benefited in their careers ("The Basketball Diaries" & "Interview with the Vampire") from Mr. Phoenix's misfortunes, and his friendship with R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and subsequent dedication of their album "Monster" in River's memory. [see Jake Kotze's video Al Noah and the Committee of 9/11 Moon Men for the R.E.M. connection].

Nexus 6 replicant Rutger Hauer's "Time to Die" speech is often cited as the films greatest moments, and it is interesting to note that Hauer felt so incredibly moved by this particular role that he insisted on writing this piece himself.




In it he references "the shoulder of Orion" and " watching C-beams (To see-(B)eams) glitter in the dark near The Tannhauser Gate". In the constellation Orion, the RED star Betelgeuse is off the shoulder of Orion. The stars included in Orion were associated with Osiris, the god of death and underworld, by the ancient Egyptians. The Giza pyramid complex, which consists of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre and the Pyramid of Menkaure, is said to be a sky-map of the Belt of Orion, that is, of Osiris. In ancient Aram, the constellation was known as Nephila, Orion's descendants were known as Nephilim


His use of "The Tannhauser Gate" is far more obscure in that it is a fictional device which can relate to the idea of genetics and also subtly suggests the possibility of a stargate located somewhere in the reaches of outer space, perhaps near Venus. "Tannhauser" is a mythical story which involves a Teutonic Knight and the Goddess Venus. In glorious tribute Nexus 6 Roy Batty even releases a Dove to her (Columbia) before his (kinds) time has run out.


Tannhauser in the Venusberg (1901) John Collier

"This legend, as related in German folk-songs of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and their variants in Low German, Dutch, and Danish, is as follows: Tannhauser, a minstrel knight, enters the mountain of Venus, a sort of subterranean paradise where the heathen goddess holds her voluptuous court, and for a year he revels in its unholy pleasures. Then a longing seizes upon him to return to earth, and when, through the aid of Mary, whom he invokes, his wish is realized, he hastens to Rome to implore pardon for his sin from Pope Urban IV. This the pope refuses to grant; Tannhäuser cannot be saved any more than the staff in the pontiff's hand can put forth fresh leaves. In despair the knight returns to the mountain of Venus and is not seen again. Soon after, the staff bursts into blossom and now messengers are sent to seek the knight, but too late.''



The story has been told as an Opera by Richard Wagner as well as a play penned by none other than Aleister Crowley. At it's heart "Tannhauser" can be seen as a retelling of the Nephilim story and is symbolic of the entire "Bladerunner" story itself. See the works of Zecharia Sitchin, Erich Von Daniken, and Michael Tsarion for highly notable research on the subject.




As for the name given to the Nephilim of "Bladerunner" Nexus 6, several points are worth noting. A nexus is a connection or centre of something, the original browser for the World Wide Web was called Nexus. There is also a street drug 2C-B (To See Bee) which was created by a German pharmaceutical company in the early 70's which is known by the names: Nexus, Venus, or Bees...it's effects are supposed to be similar to a combination of LSD & MDMA (also known as Eve or Dove).

In Part II of "Lost Angels" we finish off the "Bladerunner" trip, take a closer look at U2, Venus resonators...and maybe even The Govenator Himself. ["Bladerunner: The Final Cut" was released in select theaters for a one week run on Oct. 5th, and the DVD is released Dec. 18th]

12 comments:

JB said...

WOW. Just WOW.

I saw Blade Runner for the very first time in my life just LAST WEEK. It was filmed the year I was born.

Vapo said...

Very nice and enjoyable effort Todd! I am going to make a stretch here.. notice Terrell's(Inc) glasses and night Robe pattern (Bladerunner)..is it me or do I get a feeling of Bee?

Bee Well and have a great day!

Vapo

iAdmin said...

Brilliant!! Orange all around! Notice the fallen angel depicted on CNN homepage.
http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2007/US/10/24/fire.wildfire.ca/t1home.cal.fire.wed.16.gi.jpg

Joshua said...

Great stuff Todd!
I'm living through the connections!
The red/orange sky is something to behold, my most recent post is in this very vein.

FilmNoir23 said...

iadmin:
I saw that damn picture but I neglected to snag it, and now it's out of rotation. if anyone comes across it please let me know!

will check that Vapo (much can BEE said of Terrell Corp) but that is for another day!

odd story Joshua, that seems rather creepy to me.

iAdmin said...

I save the picture and posted on my blog here...

Michael said...

Todd, this is really great stuff - some of your best work. I was just thinkin about this movie the other day. A few more orange syncs:

Stanley Kubrik's A Clockwork Orange.

The unlimited metro (subway) pass in Paris is called a carte l’orange.

Adam Star said...

Optically blue and orange are complimentary colors, as orange is the combination of the other two prime colors red and yellow, blue and orange bring out the best in one another. Bladerunner is one of the best movies ever made, so far ahead of its time, visually stunning 25 years later. Very much looking forward to how U2 fits in, should be intriguing as always.

Perhaps there was a deeper message to those annoying Orangina commercials of some years ago...

Dennis Igou said...

You syncromystics are really on to something. I try to keep up on all of your blogs. Think on brave souls.

William Ray Thuther said...

A fun note about Blade Runner. The word 'Tyr' comes from Norse mythology. Tyr was the son of Odin and the god of combat.

El is the Jewish god of the old Testement. El is also Saturn, Chronos, Yaweh.

Who makes the Replicants? the TYRELL corporation.

Tyr - El.

The Tyrell Corporation is located in a giant pyramid.

Keep fighting the good fight.

David said...

Possibly one of the most important posts I have read in ages. Thank you for sharing Todd. I look forward to the day you and I can discuss nexus point theory, PKD and MANDI over that fabled curry.

FilmNoir23 said...

I'm saving my Templar Notes David...I shall seek the shores of Albion for our Crowley curry discussion. Fear not!

All of your kind words are taken to heart, hopefully Part II will make some even richer connections on what is embedded in some of our most cherished popular culture.