1516 – Daniel Isn’t Real (2019)

spacetime coordinates: 2010’S  New York City

Daniel Isn’t Real is a 2019 psychological horror film directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer, from a screenplay by Mortimer and Brian DeLeeuw, based upon the novel In This Way I Was Saved by DeLeeuw. It stars Miles RobbinsPatrick SchwarzeneggerSasha LaneMary Stuart MastersonHannah MarksChukwudi Iwuji and Peter McRobbie. (wiki)

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1513 – Planet of the Humans (2019 documentary)

Planet of the Humans is a 2019 American environmental documentary film written, directed, and produced by Jeff Gibbs. It is backed and promoted by Michael Moore, who is also the executive producer. Moore released it on YouTube for free viewing (for 30 days) on April 21, 2020, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.

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One of the film’s main claims is that some environmental leaders and organizations in the United States who promote green energy have actually been promoting biomass energy, largely meaning burning trees instead of fossil fuels, which is neither carbon neutralrenewable, nor sustainable. The film also claims that wind power and solar energy cannot produce enough energy to save the planet from the climate crisis, and still require fossil fuels due to intermittency. The film has been widely critized for its misleading and outdated commentary. 

Jeff Gibbs has said that the film is designed to prompt discussion and debate beyond the narrow issue of climate change and to look at the overall human impact on the environment, including issues such as human overpopulation and the contemporary extinction crisis in which half of all wildlife has disappeared in the last 40 years, and whether green technology can solve these issues. (wiki)

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1509 – The Invisible Man (2020)

spacetime coordinates: 2019 San Francisco

The Invisible Man is a 2020 science fiction horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell (upgrade). It follows a woman who believes she is being stalked by her abusive and wealthy boyfriend even after his apparent suicide. She ultimately deduces that he has acquired the ability to become invisible. The film stars Elisabeth MossAldis HodgeStorm ReidHarriet DyerMichael Dorman, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. It is an international co-production of the United States and Australia.

The development of a new film based on H. G. Wells‘s 1897 book began as early as 2006. The project was revived as part of Universal’s shared cinematic universe in 2016, intended to consist of their classic monsters, with Johnny Depp attached to star in the title role. After The Mummy was released in 2017 to critical and financial failure, development was halted on all projects. In early 2019, the studio changed their plans from a serialized universe to films based on individualized story-telling and the project reentered development. (wiki)

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1508 – Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

spacetime coordinates: 2019 New Hampshire / Jumanji

Jumanji: The Next Level is a 2019 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. It is a sequel to 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, is the second follow-up to 1995’s Jumanji, and is the fourth installment in the Jumanji franchise. It stars Dwayne JohnsonJack BlackKevin HartKaren GillanNick JonasAlex WolffMorgan TurnerSer’Darius Blain, and Madison Iseman reprising their roles from the previous film, while AwkwafinaRory McCannDanny Glover, and Danny DeVito also join the cast. (wiki)

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