The Transcendental Object at the End of Time, 2014 - ★★★★½

The Transcendental Object at the End of Time, 2014 - ★★★★½

"We pursue a business-as-usual attitude in a surreal atmosphere of mounting crises and irreconcilable contradictions" - Terence McKenna

Fascinating documentary/head film on psychobabbling psychonaut Terence McKenna, that intercuts extensive interviews, monologues and lectures with trippy psychedelic visuals and audio. McKenna famous for works True Hallucinations/Archaic Revival and Food of the Goods. He was equal part genius and looney, a maverick free thinker and hallucinogenic drug advocate. Though he has more than his fair share of preposterously wacky theories, McKennas such a charmingly amusing guy, its almost like watching a stand-up routine at times, especially in his older clips hes addressing hippie students.

At a whopping 3 and an half hours in its longest form Peter Bergmanns 'Transcendental Object at the End of Time' is best viewed in multiple bite sized chunks. It makes perfect pre-bedtime relaxation or even a view while you doze off (which I've been doing last couple of nights).

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