For my first installment of Geek Thoughts I think it’s appropriate, in light of the resent release of Terminator Salvation, to focus my thoughts on The Terminator franchise. But first, what is Geek Thoughts you ask? Well we all know that us geeks are constantly thinking of possibilities. We’re geeks becausewe think about shit. We have theories about our favorite shows. We wonder if it’s possible to construct a warp drive for our Honda’s. We have our own theories about time travel. With Geek Thoughts I’ll be inflicting my theories on you. Ha Ha Ha Ha!!!!
The Connor Paradox
In the future machines have laid waste to the human waste. But we fought back. One man became the hope and the spearhead for the human Resistance. John Connor.
When the machines discover the secret to time travel and send back a Terminator to kill the mother of John Connor before she can give birth to the savior of the human race. The resistance also finds the technology for time travel. Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to save his mother.
Kyle saves Sarah Connor and injects her with his “Savior Seed” conceiving John Connor and creating a Grandfather Paradox, or in this case The Connor Paradox. John Connor in the future sends Kyle Reese (who is younger than Connor) back in time. Kyle Reese sleeps with John Connor’s mother, conceives John Connor, and dies. Sarah Connor raises John to be a soldier. He saves the human race and then sends his young friend Kyle Reese back in time to save his mother and become his father. John Connor created himself.
How did it all begin? It had to have a beginning some where, sometime. There had to be a first time. My theory is this: In the future a man named John Connor (we’ll call him Connor Prime), Connor Prime discovers a plot by the machines to kill his mother in the past. Connor sends his trusted friend Kyle back in time to save his mother. Kyle having heard losts of stories about Sarah Connor from John, falls in love with her. They have sex and she gets pregnant. The baby happens to be a boy. She decides to name that baby John because Kyle told her that was the name of her son (we’ll call this John, John Beta).
Sarah with knowledge from the future raises John Beta as a soldier. John Beta has all this knowledge that John Prime doesn’t have. He knows he has to save his mother in the past. He knows he has to send Kyle back in time to become his father.
Why do I use John Prime and John Beta? John Prime knew nothing about his father. My theory is that John Prime’s father was NOT Kyle Reese. Who his father was? I don’t know.
When John Prime sends Kyle back in time and Kyle gets it on with John Prime’s mom he in effect kills his friend John Prime. Kyle conceives a son with Sarah, thus preventing Sarah from meeting or conceiving John Prime with who ever John Prime’s father was going to be, creating a new timeline where John Prime never existed but John Beta does.
Got all that?
John Prime came first-sends back Kyle-Kyle boinks Sarah/kills John Prime-John Beta is born-Sends Kyle back in time to boink his mom.
If this all doesn’t make sense then just remember this: If your involved with time travel and your name is John Connor you may be killing yourself and replacing yourself with someone else. But If your involved with time travel and your name is Kyle Reese your gonna boink your Buddie’s mom!
Jackie Erale Haile. He’s the new Freddy Krueger! I must say I am relieved and excited.
This has always been one of the movies that, as a kid I hoped, I could make. Well, someone else is getting that chance but I’m not bitter (much), because it sounds like they might do a good job. They’ve got a good start with the casting at least.
(Note: I wrote this in the WordPress App on my iPhone. Sorry if it looks jacked up. It’s my first time!)
I don’t know if any of you (read: me, the only guy who reads my blog) know this but I make movies. I’ve been a member of a website called IndieGoGo for a while now. I haven’t done much with it though. Until now.
Tonight I started my first project on the site. IndieGoGo is an online community designed for independent film makers to collaborate and communicate with one another. And most importantly to fund raise and promote their film projects.
You can build a profile page much like any other social networking site. You can upload videos. You can share your websites and all the usual stuff. But you can also start a project page. There you can let people know about an up coming film project. You can start a team of people to help you promote and work on your projects. The best thing is that you can use the project profile to raise money for your project.
Some people, ones who probably worked the shit out of the system, have raised up to a million buck-a-roon’s for their films. Members films have shown at Sundance and other festivals. The site seems to work, if you put the work into it.
So I’ve had a passion project that I conceived of a few years ago while I was still taking classes at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. I made a short doc for a film class. The doc was short and basically had me posing the question: Doe’s this small town (Newman, Ca) need an after school film program? Lately the project has been itching to get out of me so I started a project profile on IndieGoGo. I havent put up the fundrasing stuff yet, because I have to do some shit with my bank account or something, but it should be up soon. You can still check out the project and join the community to get updates on when the fundrasing page is up and get news about how the project is coming along.
To check out the AfterSchool project click here.