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flash-for·ward

(flăsh′fôr′wərd)
n.
1. A literary or cinematic device in which the chronological sequence of events is interrupted by the interjection of a future event.
2. The episode or scene depicted by means of this device.

flash′-for′ward



n.
the insertion of a later event into the chronological structure of a novel, motion picture, play, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flash-forward - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
transition - a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
flashback - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
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IT'S hard to feel any kind of sympathy for Mac, so when each episode this week begins with a flash-forward to what looks like his demise - a shot of him lying lifeless on the ground in the car park of the Dog - it feels like poetic justice may have arrived.
HOLLYOAKS Channel 4 IT'S hard to feel any kind of sympathy for Mac, so when each episode this week begins with a flash-forward to what looks like his demise - a shot of him lying lifeless on the ground in the car park of the Dog - it feels like poetic justice may have arrived.
This week's flash-forward scenes show someone being rushed from the house blaze to the GIRLFRIEND hospital.
Part prophecy, part educated guess, None Shall Escape is a one-of-a-kind film: the only wartime Hollywood production to depict what would later be called the Holocausta flash-forward to an unimaginable event somehow imagined on a backlot at Columbia Pictures in 1943.
PREPARE for super soap week, as in the Dales we flash-forward to a funeral.
EMMERDALE (ITV) IT'S a week of mayhem and murder in Emmerdale and the drama begins with a flash-forward to a funeral and some of the locals mourning at a graveside .
The week's drama begins with a flash-forward to a funeral - but whose?
Each run has brief flash-forward sequences that show how the lives of the people that Lola bumps into develop after the encounter.
Especially well developed is the history of the antagonistic relationship between Caleb and Connor, told from their different perspectives, in episodes that flash-forward to post-Scorch years.
This time around it grabbed the attention with an explosive opening scene, a flash-forward which challenges you not to stick around and see what happened to get there.
Lee played Chris Comer in the movie Friday Night Lights and also made appearances on Smallville, The Good Guys and Flash-Forward.
SCOTT & BAILEY ITV, 9pm It's easy to forget amid all the murders and marital breakdowns that have taken place, but when the third series of Scott & Bailey began, it was with a flash-forward to Gill Bailey (Amelia Bullmore) being attacked in her car.