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flash forward

v.
To undergo a change of scene to a future point in time as a narrative device: The first scene of the movie shows a boy playing with a ball, and then the next scene flashes forward to the character's adulthood.
See also: flash, forward
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FIFTEEN years ago, Derek Ritchie used to meet Doctor Who fans in the pub - flash forward in time and a year ago, he was working on the show's 50th anniversary episode.
After returning to the stage, he also appeared in several high-profile movies including Enemy at the Gates and The Merchant of Venice, as well as US series Flash Forward, Camelot and American Horror Story.
Flash forward a decade or so, and he's wearing his composer's hat and she's been hired by Susan Stroman to dance to his music in the vastly underappreciated 2001 musical Thou Shalt Not.
Flash forward four years, and they've built the concept into a $4 million business with 15 employees.
Flash forward eight years, and he's now a private eye, hired by an entrant in the New York mayoral race to find out if his wife is loyal to him
MARY BYRNE I love Mary, but flash forward five years and she'll be back at the tills.
Flash forward a decade and you find Pat Benatar taking a complete change of direction, swapping slick rock for down and dirty blues on True Love, where you'll find fine versions of Paying The Cost To Be The Boss, Evening, I Get Evil and I Got Papers On You.
Bryce stuns Nicole with the news she has cancer, and Olivia tries to persuade daughter Charlie to reveal what she saw in her flash forward.
All will be revealed (possibly) when the final season of Lost airs in February, but in the meantime idiots like myself are having to get their fix via Five's Flash Forward, which came to a mid-season break last week.
There's fowl play flocking to Flash Forward and it's the black birds who are on the hit list.
And all 11 entries vying for the 20,000-dollar Flash Forward award reflect what organisers here have been saying since the nine-day event opened on Thursday -- that when it comes to making movies today, there really are no borders.
And all 11 entries vying for the 20,000-dollar Flash Forward award reflect what organizers here have been saying since the nine-day event opened on Thursday -- that when it comes to making movies today, there really are no borders.
Meanwhile, Olivia is shocked when she meets the man from her disturbing vision and her daughter Charlie has trouble coping in the aftermath of her own flash forward - but just what was it she saw?
Flash forward to today and after ten years of listening to my daughter beg me to get her a dog--I finally relented.