Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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That's all we've got

Movie idea: science fiction period piece, or more accurately alternate history:

In 1972, soon after David Bowie releases his album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, we learn it was prophetic: that the apocalypse hinted at in the opening song "Five Years" is really going to happen. We start preparing for it, looking for ways to prevent it; and we start analyzing more of Bowie's songs to find, we hope, hints for how to save the world. (Would it be one revelation too many if, as a consequence of that search, we confirm that there's life on Mars?)

I can already see the ad slogan: "He wasn't lying."
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