On Story

Time Travel and the Filmmaker’s Trek

Season 4 Episode 5 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Rian Johnson (Looper), Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), and Roberto Orci (Star Trek), masters of weaving time travel into the fabric of film, dissect the elements that make for a believable “operating system” when writing a comprehensible timeline for a screenplay. A Conversation About Cheating with my Time Traveling Future Self accompanies this episode, trailing one man’s attempt to better his life

Aired: 05/15/14

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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