318 – Super Dark Times (2017)

spacetime coordinates:  late 1996 upstate New YorkSUPER_DARK_TIMES_POSTERSuper Dark Times is a 2017 American drama thriller film directed by Kevin Phillips and starring Owen Campbell and Charlie Tahan.  It is Phillips’s directorial debut.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5112578/

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302 – Sicario (2015)

spacetime coordinates: 2010  Chandler, Arizona // El Paso, Texas // Ciudad Juárez, Mexicosicario_posterSicario (Spanish: “Hitman”) is a 2015 American crime-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Taylor Sheridan and starring Emily BluntBenicio del ToroJosh Brolin and Victor Garber. The film follows a principled FBI agent who is enlisted by a government task force to bring down the leader of a powerful and brutal Mexican drug cartel.

 

A sequel, Soldado, began shooting in November 2016 and will be released in June 2018.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3397884/

301 – Hell or High Water (2016)

spacetime coordinates: 2010s West Texashell-or-high-water-poster-galleryHell or High Water is a 2016 American neo-Western crime thriller film directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan, whose script was on the 2012 Black List. The film follows two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) who carry out a series of bank robberies to save their family ranch, while being pursued by two Texas Rangers (Jeff Bridges and Gil Birmingham).

 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2582782/

300 – Wind River (2017)

Wind-River-film-poster-designed-by-Konrad-CloughWind River is a 2017 American neo-western murder mystery thriller film written and directed by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker and an FBI agent, respectively, who try to solve a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. According to Sheridan, the opening “inspired by true events” card was a reference to the “thousands of actual stories just like it” involving sexual assault of women on reservations, his primary motivation for writing the film.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5362988/

297 – Good Time (2017)

spacetime coordinates: 2016 New York Citygood_time_ver2

Good Time is a 2017 American crime-drama film directed by Ben and Josh Safdie and written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein. The film stars Robert PattinsonBarkhad Abdi and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Its original soundtrack was composed by electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never.

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Pattinson described the film as a “really hardcore kind of Queens, New York, mentally damaged psychopath, bank robbery movie.”

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4846232/

294 – 1922 (2017) // Cell (2016)

spacetime coordinates:  1922  Hemingford Home, Nebraska

1922 is a 2017 American horror-drama film written and directed by Zak Hilditch and based on Stephen King‘s novella of the same name.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6214928/

spacetime coordinates: 2010s New England 

Cell is a 2016 American science fiction horror film based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film is directed by Tod Williams, produced by John Cusack, with a screenplay by King and Adam Alleca. The film stars Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, and Isabelle Fuhrman.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0775440/

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289 – The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

2004_-_The_Day_After_Tomorrow_Movie_PosterThe Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American science-fiction disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis QuaidJake GyllenhaalIan HolmEmmy Rossum, and Sela Ward. The film depicts catastrophic climatic effects following the disruption of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in a series of extreme weather events that usher in global cooling and lead to a new ice age.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0319262/