1532 – The Blackout (2019)

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spacetime coordinates: Suddenly the entire world, except for the area around Moscow, along with parts of Belarus, Ukraine and Finland (later called the “Circle of Life”) is plunged into darkness. The fate of millions is unknown. Communications are down the rest of the world and only a small number survived in the “circle of life.”. A new border was established . along with a defensive perimeter and reconnaissance groups were sent ot. They realized that there was an attack on Earth, killing almost everything. To defend against the mysterious enemy, they mobilized an army, and outposts were built..

The Blackout (Russian: Аванпостromanized: Avanpostlit. ‘Outpost’) is a 2019 Russian (/russian-language) science fiction thriller film directed by Egor Baranov and starring Pyotr Fyodorov. (wiki)

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1512 – 1917 (2019)

spacetime coordinates: April 1917, the Western Front in northern France

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1917 is a 2019 war film directed, co-written, and produced by Sam Mendes. The film stars George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman, with Mark StrongAndrew ScottRichard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch in supporting roles.

It is based in part on an account told to Mendes by his paternal grandfather, Alfred Mendes. The film tells the story of two young British soldiers during the First World War who are ordered to deliver a message calling off an attack doomed to fail soon after the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line during Operation Alberich in 1917. (wiki)

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1507 – The Witcher (TV Series 2019– )

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The Witcher is a Polish-American fantasy drama series produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

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Set on a fictional, medieval-inspired landmass known as “the Continent”, The Witcher explores the legend of Geralt of Rivia and princess Ciri, who are linked by destiny to each other. It stars Henry CavillFreya Allan and Anya Chalotra. The show initially follows the three main protagonists at different points of time, exploring formative events that shaped their characters, before eventually merging into a single timeline.

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The first season, consisting of eight episodes, was released on Netflix in its entirety on December 20, 2019. It is based on The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny, which are collections of short stories that precede the main Witcher saga. Before the first season had been released, Netflix announced a second eight-episode season, to be released in 2021; production was scheduled to commence in London in early 2020.

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In January 2020, Netflix announced an animated spin-off film titled The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, focusing on the origin story of Geralt’s mentor and fellow witcher Vesemir. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Beau DeMayo are working on the film, with production by Studio Mir.[ (wiki)

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