In this list of the best science fiction movies set in the year 2022, we’ll talk about the sci-fi thriller Back to the Future II, the Red Dwarf episode Tikka to Ride, and the mockumentary The Confederate States of America. These films explore what history might have been like if slavery still existed in the United States. Other alternate history movies include The Plot Against America, which takes place in an alternate 1940s when Charles Lindbergh becomes US President and introduces Antisemitic policies.
Distant is a science fiction film about a human being stranded on an alien planet. It is produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. The film follows a human asteroid miner as he battles an AI-controlled survival suit to survive, while rescuing a fellow crew member before his oxygen supply runs out.
In this world, racial tension is at an all-time high, and paranoia reigns supreme. By 2005, NATO and Russia are at war with each other, and in 2011 Russia invades Germany. The world is plagued by a deadly virus. In the same year, a cyborg’s head is found in the desert. The plague kills most humans over the age of 13, leading to a worldwide plague. In Distant, a young secret agent learns that he can download skills and save his people. By 2022, humankind has colonized Venus, solar power is widely used, and the Earth’s axial tilt has been adjusted.
The Alternate History genre has been gaining popularity in recent years. Books like The Man in the High Castle depict a worst-case scenario of the Axis winning World War II. Another example is Quentin Tarantino’s Shared Cinematic Universe, in which Hitler is defeated early in the war and Samuel L. Jackson’s character fought in the Union Army before he is historically allowed. There are also plenty of movies that take this concept one step further by adding a supernatural element.
Distant is another great movie about alternate history. The premise is that Earth ships explore planets for colonization. In the 2022 world, Uday Hussein is still in power as leader of the Ba’athist Iraq. The rest of the film is set decades and centuries after World War II. At the beginning of the movie, a human courier is trapped in a genetics lab, causing a rift in time. The story progresses as he struggles to get to his destination and survive in the future world.
While time travel is an old sci-fi staple, the time travel that takes place in Distant is quite different from most of the other movies. Adam has a hard time relating with his younger self, and the two of them must work together to return the elder to their respective times.
Red Dwarf episode Tikka to Ride
Originally planned as the sequel to Identity Within, Tikka to Ride sees Dave Lister accidentally stopping the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. But before he can take action, he must first record the history of his life on Starbug. That’s not all; he also has to battle with his future self.
In the final episode, the crew is caught between two worlds. They discover a deserted Dallas. They also find the body of Eric White, who was killed in a stampede. Later on, they discover a newspaper that reveals how Kryten influenced history. It turns out that he was the one responsible for impeaching JFK and was also responsible for the assassination of President Nixon.
Tikka to Ride was the first episode of Red Dwarf’s seventh series, and its 37th overall. It was directed by Ed Bye and written by Doug Naylor. It was also the first Red Dwarf episode that didn’t feature Rob Grant. It was also the first series in which the episodes were longer.
The episode was first released on an Xtended tape and featured an extra ending sequence. Before the show, Shannon had never played John F. Kennedy, but he had acted alongside Danny John-Jules in Little Shop of Horrors. He also wrote a play about JFK called JFK: An American Tragedy
Apparently, time travel is possible in the fictional world of Red Dwarf, though it is not always realistic. Dwarfs have been known to travel to 1963 Earth and to the 22nd century. This alternate reality makes it difficult to predict how the future will turn out.
The plot of this episode involves the crew of Red Dwarf trying to get back to Earth using the Time Drive. Lister’s future self, Future Lister, tells Lister they’ll have a second chance to travel back in time in five years. However, the future Lister is wrong.
While there is no evidence that the Time Drive is a single-use device, there is an explanation for the Dwarf’s ability to travel back in time. Starbug’s resurrection brought with it technology from her future self, which was used to travel through space and time. In addition to time travel, she also used a Teleporter, which could go to any place in the universe.
Steven Spielberg’s visceral murder mystery
The director’s most recent film, Stalker, is a harrowing thriller that is one of the best alternate history science fiction movies of the year. Set in a dystopic future, the movie focuses on a group of kids who must work together to save the Earth. The film opens with a stunning scene, but a twist later in the film causes it to lose momentum. It also represents a sharp departure from Spielberg’s previous movies. Previously, he tended to portray aliens as peaceful, curious beings who came to Earth to explore new worlds. This movie shows extraterrestrials as vicious, brutal creatures.
The movie’s setting is based in a dystopian future that is a result of a nuclear war. Steven Spielberg has been known to consult numerous scientists during the pre-production stage of a film. This is why Spielberg’s movie is so innovative and different than most of the other alternate history science fiction films.
Steven Spielberg’s film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is another favorite of his fans. It combines fictional storytelling elements with post-World War II reports and folklore about UFO sightings. It was a personal film for the director, and it cemented his reputation as an artist and filmmaker.
Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi thriller Back to the Future II
Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi adventure sequel is a fun ride back to the ’80s. After making a splash with his blockbuster E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the director reverted to his softer side with The BFG. Starring Oscar-winner Mark Rylance as the title character, the film is a delightful tale of storybook high fantasy. The cast includes Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader, and Rebecca Hall. Spielberg has devoted the film to his late wife, Melissa Mathison.
The film was an instant box-office smash. Although it was released during the summer of 1982, the film is still considered a timeless classic. The premise of the film, which features a time machine that can travel into the past, is quite original. Steven Spielberg consulted many scientists for the film’s plot and incorporated new technologies.
Spielberg’s career in filmmaking began when he was still in college. In his early years, he worked as a Universal intern and later created his own studio, Amblin. He was the youngest director to sign with a major studio at the time.
The sequel to Back to the Future (2001) reunites the same characters, but in a completely different time and place. Instead of a gang war, there is a saner version of the story. After the events of Back to the Future, the time travellers travel to 2015, where they find that they are in a different place.
Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi action movie, The Fall, is the latest release of his Amblin production company. Despite the film’s name, it’s not a biopic about the Manchester post-punk band. Indeed, there are over 12 films with the same name on IMDB.