What: Justin Timberlake fights the power in a world where time is currency.
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Cillian Murphy, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde
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Documentary following a couple of researchers as they try to defeat the engineering problem of aging. They are fascinating characters on a fascinating mission.
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The Economics of In Time
Article on the economics of the movie In Time, where time is currency and people can effectively live forever.
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Telomeres. Telomerease. Garbage collection. Avoiding cancer. The Immortalists.
Bitcoin. Digital wealth transfer. Terminator genes. Bio-pharma IP law.
Economics and Time Inflation
Wealth and life evaporate with each passing second. This is on top of inflation used on purpose to thin the herd. Time in the film must be only artificially finite.
Geographic and economic lockdown. Banlieue 13.
Skin displays. Biological immortality. Payphones. Electric classic cars.
Cillian Murphy is lawful good. Minute men. Bad system design: could use personal transfer limits. Arm wrestling.
Immortality getting boring
Hoarding of wealth. Artificial scarcity.
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