How to take a temporal leap via DeLorean, hot tub, phone booth and more [Warning: SPOILERS!]
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“About Time” (2013)
How to time travel: Be lucky enough to have whatever weird genetic mutation has been bestowed upon Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) and his dad (Bill Nighy) that allows them to travel back to any moment in their own lives. Go into a dark place, clench your fists, think of the moment you’re going to, and you’ll find yourself there. If you so desire, change how you lived out that moment — perhaps by kissing that pretty girl at midnight on New Year’s Eve instead of awkwardly shaking her hand.
Warning: You can and will change the past if you travel back in time. If you’re a parent, this is very important to remember. Do not travel to a time before your child was born, unless you’re inexplicably okay with your kid getting erased and being replaced with a kid you’ve never met. Think about it: If you’re changing any action in your past, any turn of the head or shake of the hips, you will shake up some baby-making bodily fluids.
Words of wisdom: “[Dad] told me to live every day again almost exactly the same. The first time with all the tensions and worries that stop us noticing how sweet the world can be, but the second time noticing.” — Tim