400 – Blade Runner

spacetime coordinates:  Los Angeles 2019 // 2049BLADE RUNNER (1982) Cool Poster Art by Tracie Chingblade runner 2049 poster 2blade runner 2049 posterblade runner intblade runner posterblade runner tumblr_owoax51WuZ1uwe8gdo1_1280Blade Runner We Scared Each Other Pretty Good Variant by Mondo Artist Tim Doyle Reel Cinema Screen Prints Alternative Movie Posterblade runnerblade_runner_2049_poster_2_by_opsfx-dbpwkk1blade_runner_movie_poster_by_harrad93blade_runner_ver2blade-runner-2049-poster-raid71blade-runner-movie-tvbladerunnerposter1br_2049_web_poster_001

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383 – Beyond Skyline (2017)

spacetime coordinates: 2010 Los Angeles //  rural Laos in Southeast Asiabeyond_skyline_ver2

Beyond Skyline is an 2017 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Liam O’Donnell and stars Frank GrilloBojana NovakovicIko UwaisCallan MulveyYayan Ruhian, Betty Gabriel and Antonio Fargas. It is the direct sequel to the 2010’s Skyline.beyond_skyline_ver3

“A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.”

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1724970/

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372 – Kyaputen Hârokku (2013)

uchu_kaizoku_kyaputen_harokku_space_pirate_captain_harlock-posterSpace Pirate Captain Harlock (宇宙海賊キャプテンハーロック Uchū Kaizoku Kyaputen Hārokku) is a 2013 Japanese 3D CG anime science fiction film directed by Shinji Aramaki.CAPITAN_HARLOCKIn 2010, Toei Animation announced that it had developed a pilot for a computer-graphics remake of the earlier manga-inspired TV series, and presented it at Tokyo International Anime Fair that year. In the next year they presented a preview of Space Pirate Captain Harlock at Annecy International Animated Film Festival. This is Toei’s second highest production budget ever at the equivalent of over US$30 million. The story was reconstructed by the writer Harutoshi Fukui to reflect the themes of modern society and Toei provided the latest filmmaking technology for the film.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2668134/

329 – Contact (1997)

spacetime coordinates: 1990s New Mexico // Florida //  Puerto Rico // Washington, D.C. // Wisconsin // Hokkaido

contact posterContact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan‘s 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the story outline for the film.37696-1920x1200contact 1Jodie Foster portrays the film’s protagonist, Dr. Eleanor “Ellie” Arroway, a SETI scientist who finds strong evidence of extraterrestrial life and is chosen to make first contact.

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What Happens If China Makes First Contact?

As America has turned away from searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, China has built the world’s largest radio dish for precisely that purpose. (read more)

“No civilization should ever announce its presence to the cosmos. Any other civilization that learns of its existence will perceive it as a threat to expand—as all civilizations do, eliminating their competitors until they encounter one with superior technology and are themselves eliminated. This grim cosmic outlook is called “dark-forest theory,” because it conceives of every civilization in the universe as a hunter hiding in a moonless woodland, listening for the first rustlings of a rival.”

304 – Oblivion (2013)

spacetime coordinates: 2077 New York Cityoblivion-814977lOblivion is a 2013 American post-apocalyptic science fiction film based on Joseph Kosinski‘s unpublished Radical Publishing graphic novel of the same name. The film was co-produced and directed by Kosinski.  It stars Tom CruiseMorgan FreemanAndrea Riseborough, and Olga Kurylenko.    According to Kosinski, Oblivion pays homage to science fiction films of the 1970s.oblivion_02-2Oblivion-2013

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013/

267 – Pandorum (2009)

Pandorum is a German-British 2009 science fiction horror film, with elements of Lovecraftian horror, and survival adventure. The film was directed by Christian Alvart and produced by Robert Kulzer, Jeremy Bolt and Paul W.S. Anderson.

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In 2174, the human population has exceeded the carrying capacity of Earth, leading humanity to build a huge interstellar ark named Elysium. It carries 60,000 people on a 123-year trip to colonize an Earth-like planet named Tanis.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1188729/