A set of films of this new century is going to "Vanilla Sky" to the recent version of Tim Burton for "Alice in Wonderland" shows that current cinema reflects a new techno-scientific agenda: psychocartographies and psychotopography. The mobilization of the neurosciences and cognitive sciences for Mapping the mind and consciousness. Mapping of imaginary worlds is not a novelty in the history of culture. But in actuality, these tropes have a more practical purpose: control and social engineering.
"There are maps´to anywhere: chromosomes, galaxies, the brain, the cell, the spaces between atoms, cracks in the double helix, the edges of time. If maps invitations travels, these new maps inspire journeys of an altogether different, more associative sort. At the same time, they still connect to our traditional geographies, and are potential destinations of the orientating process; They lend themselves to a form of bushwhacking that is more interior, philosophic, imaginative" " (HALL, Stephen. "I, Mercator, IN: HARMON, Catherine. You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004, p. 17.)