A Condemnation of Trailers

Disclaimer: I’m not going to pretend that this is a viable philosophy or strategy for everyone. I know for a fact it isn’t and I’m not trying to convince anyone that it is. But I nevertheless do need to say it. I’m notoriously spoiler-sensitive. I don’t know when that sensitivity first developed, but I know […]

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The Science of Interstellar

SPOILER WARNING As an astrophysicist, I had very high hopes for Interstellar, particularly with Kip Thorne, a famous theoretical physicist, on board as producer and science adviser. I was disappointed with some glaring issues with the science, but overall it is relatively solid. First, I want to discuss the visuals, where Kip’s influence really shows. […]

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