Angel Heart (1987)

timespace coordinates: 1955 New York City > New Orleans

Angel Heart¬†is a 1987 American¬†neo-noir¬†psychological horror¬†film and an¬†adaptation¬†of¬†William Hjortsberg‘s 1978 novel¬†Falling Angel. The film was written and directed by¬†Alan Parker, and stars¬†Mickey Rourke,¬†Robert De Niro,¬†Lisa Bonet¬†and¬†Charlotte Rampling. Harry Angel (Rourke), a¬†New York City¬†private investigator, is hired to solve the disappearance of a man known as Johnny Favorite. His investigation takes him to¬†New Orleans, where he becomes embroiled in a series of brutal murders. (wiki)


1631 – Star Trek: Picard (TV Series 2020-)

timespace coordinates: year 2399. various locations

Star Trek: Picard¬†is an American¬†web television¬†series featuring the character¬†Jean-Luc Picard, created for¬†CBS All Access¬†by¬†Akiva Goldsman,¬†Michael Chabon,¬†Kirsten Beyer, and¬†Alex Kurtzman. It is the eighth series in the¬†Star Trek¬†franchise, and was launched in 2020 as part of¬†Kurtzman’s expansion¬†of the franchise.¬†Picard¬†begins 20 years after¬†Star Trek: Nemesis¬†(2002) and sees a retired Picard deeply affected by the death of¬†Data¬†in that film as well as the destruction of the planet¬†Romulus¬†in the film¬†Star Trek¬†(2009).

Patrick Stewart executive produces the series and stars as Picard, reprising his role from the series Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as other Star Trek media. Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera, and Harry Treadaway also star. The series was designed to be slower and more character-focused than previous series in the franchise. (wiki)

imdb   /  Tie-in media

1591 – Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

timespace coordinates: == prehistory, 18th century, 1922, 1967, 2020, 2022, 2025, 2030, 2067, 28th century == San Dimas California, London, Vienna, China, New Orleans, Africa ==

Bill & Ted Face the Music¬†is a 2020 American¬†science fiction comedy¬†film directed by¬†Dean Parisot. It is the third film in the¬†Bill & Ted¬†series, and the sequel to¬†Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey¬†(1991). Alex Winter,¬†Keanu Reeves, and¬†William Sadler¬†reprise their roles as Bill, Ted, and the¬†Grim Reaper, respectively, while¬†Kristen Schaal,¬†Samara Weaving,¬†Brigette Lundy-Paine,¬†Anthony Carrigan,¬†Erinn Hayes,¬†Jayma Mays,¬†Holland Taylor,¬†Kid Cudi, and¬†Jillian Bell join the cast. In the film, Bill and Ted must write a song to unite humanity before time and space is destroyed. (wiki)

imdb   /   rottentomatoes

1351 – In Fabric (2018)

… coordinates:¬†“kaleidoscopic montage of ‚Äė70s department store imagery, set to synths in the warm, ethereal vein of the¬†BBC Radiophonic Workshop” b

In Fabric is a 2018 British horror comedy film, written and directed by Peter Strickland. It stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hayley Squires, Leo Bill, and Gwendoline Christie. (wiki)

In Fabric‘s gauzy giallo allure weaves a surreal spell, blending stylish horror and dark comedy to offer audiences a captivating treat. (rottentomatoes)

“In this oneiric oddity, consumerism is everything, ultimately devouring even the consumer – while the real horror is the exploitative means of production, carefully kept underground beyond the sight of bourgeois shoppers above.” Anton Bitel

“In Fabric is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences..” (imdb)