A couple of months ago, I turned 50 years old! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which cam out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it. This is Post #9. Spoilers ahead.
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A scientist named Sam Beckett engages with his time travel experiment before its fully ready and ends up traveling into the lives of other people at different points throughout his own lifetime. The first person he “becomes” is an air force captain named Tom Stratton in 1956. With the help of his friend and contact, Al, who appears to him as a hologram that only he can see, Sam realizes that he cannot stop being Captain Stratton until he fixes something that went wrong, which in this case turns out to be successfully breaking a flight speed record and surviving, and preventing Stratton’s wife from being born prematurely and dying. Sam then leaps into a struggling baseball player and prevents him and his team from finishing in last place. Before he leaps, he is able to remember enough to speak to his father on the phone, who died over 20 years earlier.
Continue reading Quantum Leap – Genesis [1.1]