808 – Gravity (2013)

timespace coordinates: Earth orbit, mission STS-157 to service the Hubble Space Telescope in the not too distant pastgravity_xlgGravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, co-edited, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón. It stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as American astronauts who are stranded in space after the mid-orbit destruction of their space shuttle, and their subsequent attempt to return to Earth.

Visual effects company Framestore spent more than three years creating most of the film’s visual effects, which make up over 80 of its 91 minutes. (wiki)

Although Gravity is often referred to in the media as a science fiction film, Cuarón told BBC that he sees the film rather as “a drama of a woman in space”. According to him, the main theme of the film was “adversity” and he uses the debris as a metaphor for this. Despite being set in space, the film uses motifs from shipwreck and wilderness survival stories about psychological change and resilience in the aftermath of a catastrophe. (read more: Themes)gravity_gatefold1scientific accuracytumblr_mz3s2aJkzv1rcljqpo1_1280imdb

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805 – Spectral (2016)

timespace coordinates: near-future Chișinău,  Moldova

Spectral is an American military science fiction action film directed by Nic Mathieu. The screenplay was written by Ian Fried, Mathieu and George Nolfi from a screen story by Fried. The film stars James Badge DaleMax MartiniEmily Mortimer, and Bruce Greenwood.  Described as a supernatural Black Hawk DownSpectral centers on a special-ops team dispatched to fight supernatural beings who have taken over a European city. (wiki)

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792 – Future Man (2017- TV series)

timespace coordinates: 2162 >> 2017 / 1969 / 1985  Los(t) Angeles / >> 1950’s -1980’sMV5BMTY3NjUzNzQwNV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDAwNDMwNDI@._V1_Future Man is an American comedy web television series created by Howard Overman, Kyle Hunter, and Ariel Shaffir that premiered on November 14, 2017 on Hulu. The series follows Josh Futturman, a janitor by day and a gamer by night, recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time to prevent the extinction of humanity.. It stars Josh HutchersonEliza Coupe, Derek WilsonEd Begley, Jr. and Glenne Headly. On January 8, 2018, the series was renewed for a second season consisting of thirteen episodes. (wiki)

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766 – Electroma (2006)

timespace coordinates: 2000’s  Inyo County, California

Daft Punk’s Electroma (also known as Electroma) is a 2006 science fiction film directed by the French electronic music duo Daft Punk. The story revolves around the quest of two robots (the band members, played by Peter Hurteau and Michael Reich) to become human. The film premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, and was later released in France on March 24, 2007. While initially receiving mixed reviews, Electroma has gained a cult following.4763d1e49b73540e23bcdc629bfd0416

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Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652) Italian composer and priest of the Roman School of composers. He mainly lived in Rome, and died there. 

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749 – Lucy (2014)

timespace coordinates: 2014 Taipei, Taiwan / Paris

MV5BODcxMzY3ODY1NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNzg1NDY4MTE@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,631,1000_AL_Lucy is a 2014 English-language French Science-fantasy / Biopunk / Postcyberpunk action-thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Besson-Silla for his company EuropaCorp. The film was shot in TaipeiParis, and New York City. It stars Scarlett JohanssonMorgan FreemanChoi Min-sik, and Amr Waked. Johansson portrays the title character, a woman who gains psychokinetic abilities when a nootropic drug is absorbed into her bloodstream.750x1055_movie12039posterslucy-hk_2Luc Besson once called this film as “one part Léon (1994), one part Inception (2010) and one part 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)”. Many shots in the film were mirrored after these three films.


The 10 percent of the brain myth is a widely perpetuated urban legend that most or all humans only use 10 percent (or some other small percentage) of their brains. It has been misattributed to many people, including Albert Einstein. By extrapolation, it is suggested that a person may harness this unused potential and increase intelligence. (read more)


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746 – The Island (2005)

timespace coordinates: 2019 Arizona > Los Angelesposter2_lThe Island is a 2005 American science fiction thriller film directed and co-produced by Michael Bay. It stars Ewan McGregorScarlett JohanssonDjimon HounsouSean BeanMichael Clarke Duncan and Steve Buscemi.

In the story, Lincoln Six Echo (McGregor) struggles to fit into the highly structured world he lives in, isolated in a compound, and the series of events that unfold when he questions how truthful that world is. After Lincoln learns the compound inhabitants are clones used for organ harvesting as well as surrogates for wealthy people in the outside world, he attempts to escape with Jordan Two Delta (Johansson) and expose the illegal cloning movement.island_finalpeq_by_edgarascensao-dciwq7yThe Island has been described as a pastiche of “escape-from-dystopia” science fiction films of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Fahrenheit 451THX 1138Parts: The Clonus Horror, and Logan’s Run. (wiki)

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