1578 – The Goonies (1985)

spacetime coordinates: 1980’s “Goon Docks” neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon

The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film co-produced and directed by Richard Donner  based on a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg.

In the film, a band of kids who live in the “Goon Docks” neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, attempt to save their homes from foreclosure and in doing so, they discover an old treasure map that takes them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy, a legendary 17th-century pirate. During the adventure, they are chased by a family of criminals who want the treasure for themselves.

In 2017, 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”.

Goonies level pack for Lego Dimensions was released on May 9, 2017. The pack includes a Sloth minifigure and constructable Pirate Ship and Skeleton Organ, and unlocks a bonus level that adapts the plot of the film.  (wiki)

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1547 – The Last Mimzy (2007)

spacetime coordinates: 2000’s Seattle

The Last Mimzy is a 2007 American science fiction adventure drama film directed by Robert Shaye and loosely adapted from the 1943 science fiction short story “Mimsy Were the Borogoves” by Lewis Padgett (the pseudonym of husband-and-wife team Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore).

The film features Timothy HuttonJoely RichardsonRainn WilsonKathryn HahnMichael Clarke Duncan, and introducing Rhiannon Leigh Wryn as seven-year-old Emma Wilder and Chris O’Neil as ten-year-old Noah.

Presented as a story to a group of students by their teacher Lena in a field in the distant future, The Last Mimzy is the story of the attempt by humans in the distant future to avert a catastrophic ecological disaster that has destroyed their world. Humanity has become “isolated and warlike,” and one scientist is desperately working to save the earth and its people. A small assortment of High-tech devices disguised as toys are sent by him back in time, where they are found by Noah (Chris O’Neil) and Emma (Rhiannon Leigh Wryn) Wilder, children living in early-21st-century Seattle. (wiki)

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1511 – Castle of Illusion (2013 video game)

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse is a 2.5D platform game developed by Sega Studios Australia and published by Sega. The game is a remake of the original 1990 Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive video game of the same name, which was the first title in the Illusion series of Mickey Mouse video games.

The game was released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows in September 2013, and later for iOS, Windows Phone, Android, and OS X. (wiki)

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM): OS: Windows Vista SP2+ / Processor: 2.8 Ghz Dual Core (minimum) / Memory: 2 GB RAM / Graphics: ATI 2600/Nvidia 8600 (minimum) / DirectX: Version 10 / Storage: 2 GB available space

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