415 – True Detective (TV Series 2014– )

true detectiveTrue Detective is an American anthology crime drama television series created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. The series, broadcast by the premium cable network HBO in the United States, premiered on January 12, 2014. Each season of the series is structured as a disparate, self-contained narrative, employing new cast ensembles and following various sets of characters and settings.

The first season, starring Matthew McConaugheyWoody HarrelsonMichelle MonaghanMichael Potts, and Tory Kittles, takes place in Louisiana and follows a pair of Louisiana State Police homicide detectives, and their pursuit of a serial killer over a 17-year period. True Detective‘s first season explores themes of philosophical pessimism, masculinity, and Christianity; critics have analyzed the show’s portrayal of women, its auteurist sensibility, and the influence of comics and weird horror fiction on its narrative. (read more here)

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2356777/

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414 – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 black comedy crime film written, produced, and directed by Martin McDonagh. It stars Frances McDormandWoody HarrelsonSam RockwellJohn Hawkes and Peter Dinklage. The film follows a mother who, when the police in her town fail to find a suspect in her daughter’s murder, purchases three billboards to call public attention to the unsolved crime, polarizing the community. (soundtrack by Carter Burwell)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5027774/

324 – Gummo (1997)

spacetime coordinates:   summer of 1996  Xenia, Ohio

Harmony Korine's Gummo posterGummo is a 1997 American dystopian art film written and directed by Harmony Korine, starring Jacob Reynolds, Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, and Chloë Sevigny. The film is set in Xenia, Ohio, a small, poor Midwestern American town that had been previously struck by a devastating tornado. The loose narrative follows several main characters who find odd and destructive ways to pass time, interrupted by vignettes depicting other inhabitants of the town. Instead of using standard movie lights, the production was lit with fluorescent lights to give the movie a haunting, yellowish look. “Gummo” is considered to be a cult film.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119237/

321 – Logan Lucky (2017)

spacetime coordinates: 2010s West Virginialogan_lucky_ver3

Logan Lucky is a 2017 American heist comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh, based on a screenplay by debutante Rebecca Blunt. Soderbergh came out of retirement to direct the film and to distribute it independently through his own company Fingerprint Releasing. The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Channing TatumAdam DriverRiley KeoughDaniel CraigSeth MacFarlaneKatie HolmesHilary SwankKatherine Waterston and Sebastian Stan, and follows the unlucky Logan family who plan to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and try to avoid getting caught by the FBI.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5439796/

307 – Annemarie Schwarzenbach

Annemarie Minna Renée Schwarzenbach (23 May 1908 – 15 November 1942) was a Swiss writer, journalist, photographer and traveler.1._mariane_breslauer_annemarie_schwarzenbach_berlin_1932._fotostiftung_schweiz_wintertur

Annemarie Schwarzenbach: Une Suisse rebelle (2000)

Based on unreleased archive material, this first film about Annemarie Schwarzenbach explores the life of woman born within a very rich Swiss family with open inclinations towards the Nazi Order. A writer, a journalist and a reporter photographer, Annemarie stood up against her aristocratic family and she travels around the world to denounce, European fascism as well as the exploitation of American workers. Annemarie Schwarzenbach doubts and disturbs.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0902252/

Die Reise nach Kafiristan (2001)

In 1939, the author Annemarie Schwarzenbach and the ethnologist Ella Maillart travel together by car to Kabul.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0207051/

286 – The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

spacetime coordinates: 1963, Rome // Berlin

The.Man.from.U.N.C.L.E.2015.posterThe Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 American action spy comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and written by Ritchie and Lionel Wigram. It is based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name, which was created by Ian FlemingNorman Felton and Sam Rolfe. The film stars Henry CavillArmie HammerAlicia VikanderElizabeth DebickiJared Harris and Hugh Grant.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1638355/