from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A literary or cinematic device in which the chronological sequence of events is interrupted by the interjection of a future event.
- n. The episode or scene depicted by means of this device.
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- n. a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
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That particularly hampered the pacing during the death scene flash-forward.
In between, one could pluck out a few good ideas: the lovers singing over a freshly dug grave; the ever-present reminder of Morold's coffin; the flash-forward of decades in Act III.
Why You Should Watch the Entire Finale: The producers hinted that the first five minutes may feature a flash-forward, while the last five minutes may include the John Williams score from the Superman films.
In the Season 6 finale, a flash-forward revealed Barney's wedding day.
In classic Damages fashion, the deadly stakes are revealed in a flash-forward framework involving a prisoner being tortured in a war zone.
Our issue starts exactly where the last one ended, with an ominous flash-forward showing the Blue Blade, apparently dead at the hands of the Phantom Reporter.
Even Wayne Rooney, who like all top players has "a picture in his head" – a three-second flash-forward of leaping possibilities – seems against Barcelona to have a picture only of looming disaster and catastrophic accident, flying around the pitch in a psychic panic looking for smouldering plug sockets, unsnuffed candles, ladders that wobble.
Now flash-forward to the late 1990s, New York City.
Yesterday, April 29, was the “flash-forward” date in the …
It sounds to me like the flash-forward event won't occur on the April 29th airing as was the original plan, but I could be wrong.
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