1276 – Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

timespace coordinates: 2010’s Detroit /  Tangier

only_lovers_left_alive_ver6_xlgOnly Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Tilda SwintonTom HiddlestonMia WasikowskaAnton YelchinJeffrey WrightSlimane Dazi and John Hurt. An international co-production of the United Kingdom and Germany, the film focuses on the romance between two vampires. (wiki)

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1189 – Jumper (2008)

timespace coordinates: filmed in 20 cities / 14 countries from 2006 to 2007

Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden ChristensenJamie BellRachel BilsonMax ThieriotAnnaSophia RobbDiane LaneMichael Rooker, and Samuel L. Jackson. The film follows a young man capable of teleporting as he is chased by a secret society intent on killing him.

In response to the film’s box office performance, director Doug Liman has spoken of his ideas for a sequel. Among them are that Jumpers can reach other planets and travel in time, as well as their capacity for espionage. (read more: potential sequel)


A spin-off television series from the film, titled Impulse, was released on YouTube Premium on June 6, 2018. (wiki)

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920 – White Boy Rick (2018)

timespace coordinates: 1984 – 1987 DetroitMV5BNjQ5MzY4NjQ4Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMzc1NjU4NjM@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,674,1000_AL_Set during the heyday of the decadent Reagan era, White Boy Rick is the story of an ambitious teenage boy exploited by Uncle Sam, a once-great city in decay, and a nation in the midst of change–a tale of race, class, crime, corruption, and lost innocence that resonates today. (book)

White Boy Rick is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Yann Demange and written by Andy Weiss, and Logan and Noah Miller. Based on a true story, the film stars Richie Merritt as Richard Wershe Jr., who in the 1980s became the youngest FBI informant ever at the age of 14. Matthew McConaugheyBel PowleyJennifer Jason LeighBrian Tyree HenryRory CochraneRJ CylerJonathan MajorsEddie MarsanBruce Dern, and Piper Laurie also star. (wiki)

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858 – Roger & Me (1989 documentary)

timespace coordinates: 1980’s Flint, Michigan

Roger & Me is a 1989 American film written, produced, directed by and starring Michael Moore. Moore portrays the regional economic impact of General Motors CEO Roger Smith‘s action of closing several auto plants in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, reducing GM’s employees in that area from 80,000 in 1978 to about 50,000 in 1992. As of August 2015, GM employs approximately 7,200 workers in the Flint area, according to The Detroit News, and 5,000 workers according to MSNBC.  In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.” (wiki)

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Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (1992) 

841 – Kin (2018)

timespace coordinates: 2010’s Detroit, Michigan > NevadaMV5BZDczYzNhMDMtNmQ2Ni00ZjcwLWI1MDQtMWI1YWVkNjkzN2NhXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNDMzMzI5MjM@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,648,1000_AL_Kin is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker and written by Daniel Casey, based on the 2014 short film Bag Man. It stars Jack Reynor, Myles TruittZoë KravitzCarrie CoonDennis Quaid and James Franco. The story follows a young boy who find a strange weapon and his newly paroled brother. Mogwai composed the score for the film. (wiki)MV5BNDc0OWIyYWYtMGZkYS00YzM5LWE3ZDQtZGRlYzg1NjdjZmJhXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNDg2MjUxNjM@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,666,1000_AL_MV5BZTI2NjM1NzktYzk2ZC00Mjk2LTk5NjQtODViNzg0ZWRiOWU3XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyODQzNTE3ODc@._V1_MV5BNTYwMzAwNDY4MV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMzA2NjgzNTM@._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,674,1000_AL_KIN_SPECIALTY_rgb

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