|Men outside landed miltary jet.|
|Big red bus.|
|Bucket Head Whiteout simulation.|
|Sheer horror of the sea discussion.|
Physiologist Regina Eisert speaks about the unusual, strange frequency swooshing sounds that Weddell seals make and the possibilities of their milk for human weight loss.
Sheer terrors that lurk in the icy depth are also covered, creatures with tendrils and mandibles, and blob-like creatures are discussed with great dread. It's suggested that mammals arose to get away from these creatures. Sometimes things are just a little different. For instance, a sea urchin has a scarlet parasitic worm that lives in the anus.
The music by Henry Kaiser And David Lindley creates a sacred space for these images to unfold and for our souls to unwind. Encompassing world music, choral, and electronics, the score manages to convey everything it needs to.
We learn about the alarming death rates of languages, those of small civilizations.
We hear accounts from Karen Joyce, traveler and computer expert, who once rode in a section of sewer pipe on the back of a truck during a hitchhiking excursion from Denver, Colorado to Bolivia. She also went from London to Nairobi in a garbage truck. She has tons of far out tales.
|Seal has split from the group and runs toward certain death.|
|Mt. Erebus Volcano|
There's also the Neutrino Project, which involved sending a massive helium balloon (rigged to measure its environment) up to the stratosphere. "Neutrinos are subatomic particles produced by the decay of radioactive elements and are elementary particles that lack an electric charge" (Source). Apparently, as I expected, much more is known about these since the documentary was made because the scientist in the film gives a much more mystical and mystified description of what they are.
Doomsday is coming for our species. That is a defining sentiment. The scientists agree that it's only a matter of time before nature eradicates us. It doesn't get any more absolute than that.
|Neutrino Project Physicist|
Ultimately, Encounters at the End of the World is the most information-rich and emotion-rich, and it is every bit as beautiful as the IMAX film. A majo