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How Cinema Sees The Future
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How Cinema Sees The Future | 9 (2009)
9 (2009)

Not to be confused with Nine, the Daniel Day-Lewis musical, this is a post-apocalyptic future where all that’s left of humanity are small sackcloth dolls, each containing a portion of a pioneering scientist’s soul and designed to survive the toxic gas that has killed all life on Earth. Matrix-like machines patrol for any sign that life endures, and a barren Earth surrounds them as machine and (sort of) man battles for survival. As you’d expect from a film produced by Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton, it’s gorgeous to look at but all a bit bizarre.

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1 12 Monkeys
12 Monkeys was in Philly. More

Posted by Robot215 on Friday September 21, 2012, 17:25

2 Self-Laced Shoes and Hoverboards?
I think Back To The Future Part II was worth mentioning. Glad you put Blade Runner first though. More

Posted by eagle270878 on Friday September 21, 2012, 14:00

3 "Anyone else fancy some Chinese food?"
Actually, it was Japanese food in Blade Runner's world. ;-) More

Posted by hatebox on Thursday September 20, 2012, 16:07

4 The 3 seashells, my guess.......
Hot Water, Cold Water, Air Dryer. Those make the most sense when it come to 'Butthole cleaning' (when there is no Loo roll) More

Posted by boredbluekoala on Thursday September 20, 2012, 12:03

5 What about
Gattaca? Surrogate? And of course: Bill and Ted? More

Posted by Troggi on Thursday September 20, 2012, 09:45

6 what about Serenity?
Serenity deserves a mention. Shows that even in the future not too much has changed, except for having spaceships More

Posted by exhausted on Wednesday September 19, 2012, 18:43

7 Where's Hell Comes To Frogtown?
Surely deserves inclusion in this breakdown? More

Posted by loafroaster on Wednesday September 19, 2012, 17:26

8 Where's Children of Men?!
Surely deserves inclusion in this breakdown? More

Posted by leonwalters on Wednesday September 19, 2012, 15:52

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