1. AHC: Better Matrix sequels

    General consensus is that, while the first Matrix film was good, the other two were... not so good. There's another movie in production, but as of right now, none of us can know if it'll be good. Your challenge is to improve the other two films of the trilogy.
  2. Mr_ Bondoc

    New Alternate World Films

    Here are some upcoming films to flag for watching: Exodus (2021) Doors (2021)
  3. AHC: Hollywood in Britain

    With any PoD after 1900, have the TTL equivalent of Hollywood (that is, the center of the English language film industry) be located in the United Kingdom.
  4. WhovianHolmesianChap

    A Master Of The Arts (the indefinite article)
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Hey all. This is a spin-off of Guajolote's excellent Doctor Who timeline "Phil won't leave his room". Part of the TL involves actor Roger Delgado receiving the role of the Third Doctor. As a result, his 1973 death is butterflied away, and he has a much longer lasting career. The point of this...
  5. Amadeus

    DBWI: Stanley Kubrick Dies in 1999

    Today it was announced that Oscar-winning filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, the director of Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and A Clockwork Orange, has died of natural causes at the age of 91. Tomorrow would've been his 92nd birthday. Kubrick was one of the most acclaimed and controversial...
  6. AHC: Create a new Sub- or Microgenre

    I'm a bit interested in small obscure genres or subgenres, whether films, games, music, or literature. The goal of is to make up one of these, kind of like my Whateverpunk thread. Gathering Metal: A genre combining metal with indigenous american instruments, typically drums, and highly...
  7. WhovianHolmesianChap

    The One Fixed Point in a Changing Age: (Alternate Sherlock Holmes filmographies!)
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Hello all! Rejoice, for this is my first timeline!!!!!! (Seriously though, please go easy on me. I'm still new to all of this.) I shall be posting a series of alternate Sherlock Holmes films and tv shows. A few will be based on productions that were going to happen, but ended up falling...
  8. AHC: Where would Hollywood be if the USA didn’t have the West Coast?

    In a world where the US became a major power but never reached beyond the Rocky Mountains (and California is a Spanish speaking republic), where would the crowning jewel of their soft power and cultural industry be located? ... even better if it’s on the East Coast...
  9. Mr_ Bondoc

    F*** The Stutz-Bearcat: An Alternate TL of Film

    The Hays Code was a set of rules that enforced censorship on the American cinema in response to the increase of public complaints about the lewd content of movies and the scandalous behavior of Hollywood movie stars. The increasingly liberal content of Hollywood films, and the scandals...
  10. Blaster Master

    The Ballad of the Lovecraft: A Collaborative Pop Culture TL

    IDEA: Two acclaimed authors whose work everyone copies but has failed on television and the movies is Edgar Rice Burroughs (Jon Carter of Mars) and H.P. Lovecraft. Starting in the 1920s/1930s till now, make the franchises of John Carter of Mars and Lovecraftian media as popular as Star Trek or...
  11. AHC: "Dances with Deer", a revolution in pre-Christian European Culture cinema

    Some time ago, I remember reading a tentative script about an amateur Hungarian movie taking place around the year 1000 AD (when Hungary was Christianized), but there was still a lot of infighting in the country about who gets to rule it. The screenplay actually had the title "Dances with Deer"...
  12. Mr_ Bondoc


    Here is the latest for a time travel film coming soon in 2020 called Antebellum: The scary premise is that something is sending women back in time to the antebellum South. The scares come when the victims are African-American women. The problem being that no matter what they say or do, they...
  13. SealTheRealDeal

    DBPC: The plot of Weltkrieg 2?

    So I watched the Welkrieg films (the original Adolf Hitler ones, not the Hollywood remakes from the early 2000s). And it got me wondering how plausible Weltkrieg 2 really was. For those who aren't aware, Weltkrieg 1 was a historical drama firmly grounded in the events of the actual Great War...
  14. Caravels of Portugal

    DBWI: Space fantasy films becomes a popular genre?

    OOC: This is the first Double-Blind What If thread I've posted. ------ In early 70s, George Lucas, a director known for his films, THX 1138 and American Graffiti wrote a synopsis called Star Wars. The story was a simple tale of good and evil placed in a science fiction setting, about a young...
  15. Mr_ Bondoc

    "Portals" : Film Anthology Series

    This is something that looks interesting!!! “Portals.” The film features segments directed by genre veterans Eduardo Sanchez (“The Blair Witch Project”), Gregg Hale (“V/H/S 2”), Timo Tjahjanto (“The Night Comes For Us”) and Liam O’Donnell (“Skyline”). Created by Chris White, the genre-bending...
  16. More Fake Trailers For Alternate History Stories

    So, I was looking back on the "Alternate History Movie Trailer" thread (, and I was wondering if anybody on this site wanted to make a few more. I say this being a fan of Hearts Of Iron IV Mods, both...
  17. Amadeus

    DBWI: George Lucas Vetoes "Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods"

    In 2005 George Lucas and Steven Spielberg released the fourth Indiana Jones film, "Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods." Written by Frank Darabont of "The Shawshank Redemption," the film marked Harrison Ford's return to the role of Indiana Jones 16 years after "The Last Crusade." But it...
  18. Amadeus

    DBWI: Tim Burton Doesn't Make "Superman Lives!"

    In 1998, Tim Burton's "Superman Lives!" was released into theaters worldwide. Starring Nicholas Cage as Superman, the film was Burton's attempt to explore the iconic character after having abandoned the Batman franchise six years earlier. The film had a rocky pre-production period and came close...
  19. Amadeus

    DBWI: Steven Spielberg Doesn't Direct "Return of the Jedi"

    In 1983, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas released their second film collaboration - "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi." Spielberg was always Lucas' first choice to direct the third Star Wars movie after "Empire" director Irvin Kershner walked away from the franchise. But it almost didn't happen -...
  20. Amadeus

    DBWI: Mark Hamill Doesn't Play Mozart

    After having played Mozart in the Broadway production of "Amadeus," Mark Hamill was cast in Milos Forman's 1984 film adaptation. Audiences were struck by Hamill's performance, having previously known him for his turn as the heroic Luke Skywalker. But Hamill's casting almost didn't happen. The...