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Ant-Man (2015)

KTaylor_AntMan_REGULAR_FINALforprint_1024x1024Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same nameScott Lang and Hank Pym. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the twelfth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Peyton Reed, with a screenplay by the writing teams of Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, and Adam McKay and Paul Rudd. It stars Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, alongside Evangeline LillyCorey StollBobby CannavaleMichael PeñaTip “T.I.” HarrisAnthony MackieWood HarrisJudy GreerDavid Dastmalchian, and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym. In Ant-Man, Lang must help defend Pym’s Ant-Man shrinking technology and plot a heist with worldwide ramifications. (wiki)

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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

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794 – Hotel Artemis (2018)

timespace coordinates: Los Angeles, June 21, 2028 hotel_artemis_ver2_xlgHotel Artemis is a 2018 dystopian thriller film written and directed by Drew Pearce, in his feature film directorial debut. It stars Jodie FosterSterling K. BrownSofia BoutellaJeff GoldblumCharlie DayBrian Tyree HenryJenny Slate and Dave Bautista. The plot follows Jean Thomas, a nurse who runs a secret hospital for criminals in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles. (wiki)

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790 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

 timespace coordinates: 1926 New York Cityfantastic beasts posterFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates. A joint British and American production, it is a spin-off and prequel to the Harry Potter film series, and it was produced and written by J. K. Rowling in her screenwriting debut, and inspired by her 2001 book of the same name. The film stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, with Katherine WaterstonDan FoglerAlison SudolEzra MillerSamantha MortonJon VoightCarmen Ejogo and Colin Farrell in supporting roles. It is the first instalment in the Fantastic Beasts film series, and ninth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, that began with the Harry Potter films.

Initially, in October 2014, the studio announced the film would be the start of a trilogy. The sequel is set to be released on 16 November 2018, followed by the third on 20 November 2020. In July 2016, David Yates confirmed that Rowling had written the screenplay for the second film and has ideas for the third. In October 2016, Rowling confirmed that the series would comprise five films. In November 2016 it was confirmed that Johnny Depp will have a starring role in the sequel, reprising his role as Gellert Grindelwald. In April 2017, it was confirmed that Jude Law had been cast for the role of Albus Dumbledore at around the time he was the Transfiguration professor at Hogwarts. The second film will take place in the United Kingdom and Paris. (wiki)

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773 – American Animals (2018)

timespace coordinates: Lexington, Kentucky, 2004

MV5BYTc4ZWQyODItMTZjYy00OTVmLWEzMjUtNTlkOTJjMzhiYzAxXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyODE0MDY3NzY@._V1_American Animals is a 2018 crime drama film written and directed by Bart Layton. It stars Evan PetersBarry KeoghanBlake JennerJared Abrahamson, and Ann Dowd. The film is based on the true story of a library heist that happened at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 2004.

“we must suppose that American animals… slowly migrated by successive generations from the outer world into the deeper and deeper recesses of the Kentucky caves.” Charles Darwin

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743 – A Viszkis / The Whisky Robber (2017)

timespace coordinates: 80’s TransylvaniaRomania > 1988 – 1999 Budapest, HungaryMV5BZmRkOTgyM2UtZGZjOC00YzcxLTgzZTMtOGVkZTNmYmU2N2MzXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjIzMTU0Nzk@._V1_‘A Viszkis’/’The Whiskey Robber’ is a biographical crime-thriller written and directed by Nimród Antal and stars Bence Szalay as the notorious 1990s folk hero of Hungary, Attila Ambrus, who committed 27 bank and post office robberies from 1993 to 1999 until his eventual capture. The estimated amount of money stolen is more than 100 million HUF (approx. half a million USD) at the time.846f9ea8c01561764e2fa0faaeb970bfFor the release in Hungary, a giant promotional billboard was placed above a bank in Budapest.

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710 – Son of a Gun (2014)

timespace coordinates: 2010’s Australiason-of-a-gun-poster-4Son of a Gun is a 2014 Australian crime thriller film written and directed by Julius Avery. It stars Brenton ThwaitesEwan McGregorAlicia Vikander and Jacek Koman.son_of_a_gun_posterWhen JR (Brenton Thwaites) is sent to prison for a minor crime, he becomes the apprentice to Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor), Australia’s public enemy number one. When JR helps Brendan break out, they go on the run and form a complex co-dependent relationship. JR quickly learns in the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game. (rottentomatoes)34ca1679af607d3e6de2c43dccb40b7dson_of_a_gun_poster_goldposter_com_9

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699 – The Lone Ranger (2013)

timespace coordinates: 1933  San Francisco / 1869  Texaslone-ranger-finalThe Lone Ranger is a 2013 American western action comedy directed by Gore Verbinski from a screenplay written by Justin HaytheTed Elliott, and Terry Rossio. Based on the radio series of the same name, the film stars Johnny Depp as Tonto, the narrator of the events, and Armie Hammer as John Reid, the Lone Ranger. It relates Tonto’s memories of the duo’s earliest efforts to subdue local villainy and bring justice to the American Old WestIt is the first theatrical film featuring the Lone Ranger and Tonto characters in the more than 32 years following William A. Fraker‘s 1981 film, The Legend of the Lone Ranger.

Duh_lone_rangerJohnny Depp’s make-up and costume were inspired by artist Kirby Sattler’s painting “I am Crow.”s655673610523816213_p22_i6_w864

The film was originally supposed to have a plot focusing more on supernatural elements and Native American mysticism. This mainly would’ve taken the form of werewolves, which would’ve explained the silver bullets. However, this draft was supposedly part of the initial 250 million dollar proposal that Disney quickly cancelled after John Carter (2012) underperformed. When the project was revamped to meet Disney’s approval, it came more in line with the current script. (read more: Trivia)


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