Synopsis: A clever, roller-coaster thriller that centers on Dylan an air traffic controller who is given a jolt when he narrowly escapes being responsible for a mid air collision between two passenger planes. Caused by a mysterious blinding light that happened at 2:22, these strange occurrences continue and lead Dylan to meet Sarah, with whom he feels inexplicably linked. Together the two discover uncanny similarities with their current predicament and a double murder committed a generation ago. With a grim fate looming, Dylan must solve the mystery of 2:22 to preserve a love whose second chance has finally come.
Genre: Thriller
Director(s): Paul Currie
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

When you fly above New York at night

it's like you're looking

down at millions of stars.

And each star could be the life of a person

who calls this great city home.

My Dad told me

that people have always looked

at the patterns of the stars

to predict what was going

to happen in their lives,

and if you could understand those patterns,

you'd be able to know what was gonna happen

before anyone else did.

The last time we saw each other

he told me that each star's

light has taken decades

to reach us

and how it always burns

brightest right before it dies.

So now, whenever a distant star lights up,

I always feel like somewhere, somehow,

someone's life is about to end.

The Millhurst Express

is now boarding on track 32.

I've missed you.

Stop it right there! Put down your weapon!

Ever had a dream that felt real?

So real, you thought you were awake.

Tonight, new yorkers

have the opportunity

to see a highly unusual

event above our city.

Ashley gains reports.

For the next two weeks,

we will be able to witness

a star going Nova.

The distant star, known as Hamil,

actually died 30 years ago

but it has taken that long

for the light to reach us,

so that...

- Morning, Nicky.

- Hey.



- You sure about that?

- Here, look.


This is a non-rockaway-bound a train.

I like order. It somehow soothes me.

Even in the stressful world

of air traffic control.

For me, it's a game to

find order in the chaos.

AA 7349, wind 360 at 15.

Line up runway 4 left, clear for take-off.

Good day to you, Sir.

7349, clear for take-off.

Good day right back at you, Sir.

A lot of metal in the air today, people.

Let's focus, alright?

Ha 399 taxi via delta, Alpha

and hold short of Juliet.

Ca 135, contact tower 23.9

Contacting tower 23.9.

She's all yours, buddy.

Ca 135,

awaiting final runway clearance.

Ca 135, line up runway 23 right.

Clear for take-off.

Contact departures 35 zero one zero point.

Ca 135 clear for take-off.

Okay, here's the first lot of 10 downstairs

that are going to be jammed

up for the next half-hour.

I know you love a bit of chaos.

Ea 39, square the base,

reduce to minimum speed now.

Ea 39 squaring the base,

reducing to minimum speed.

Pulling her right back.

Don't make me look bad.

You send that metal bitch around

and you owe 10 bucks to the drinking fund.

Awaiting final landing instructions.

Three, two, one, ca 135 takes off...

UA 39 lands.



Okay, we all know that he never comes out.

But the poor bastard's about

to turn 30 in two weeks

and god knows when we'll lure

him out for another drink.

Here's to the end of youth, pal.

We love you, Dyl.

- Wow.

- I don't.

Thanks, you guys.

Especially inky for those

incredibly moving words.

I'm a sentimental guy.

Who's up for a smoke?

Ooh, you talked me into it.


Hey, I thought you'd quit.

Oh, yeah, I did. Many times.

- Bill!

- I hear you!

You wanna get some air?


So, happy birthday.

Mm! Really?

- Mm-hm.

- It's one of those?


So, our tradition continues, huh?

You bet it does.

Aerial ballet?

Is that something you can't handle?

It's fine.

- Great.

- Yep.

- And you're coming with me.

- No, I'm not.

- Why not?

- Definitely not.

Well, I'm... I'm seeing someone...

Who is quite normal. It

makes for a nice change.

- Ha!

- Mm.

Guess we were never right

for each other, were we?

No, not even close.

Seriously, who am I supposed

to bring to this thing?

I don't know.

But I hope you find her one day.

They say people are unpredictable.

But really, we all love routine.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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