Physics Saturday: Interstellar and The Theory of Everything

I saw two very different movies on Saturday, but both were about physics. Well, sort of. Physics and fiction don't blend together unless you can work in suspense, romance, tragedy, horrible diseases, and special effects. Although one movie is a big, expensive Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster, and the other a British Indiewood biopic, their titles are … Continue reading Physics Saturday: Interstellar and The Theory of Everything

Birdman, Dear White People, & Citizenfour–new movies I’ve seen recently

Here are three new films I caught in theaters recently. A- Birdman Michael Keaton plays a has-been movie star hoping to gain artistic respectability by writing, directing, and performing in a Broadway play. But as he goes through rehearsals and previews, everything seems to be spinning out of control. What's more, he either has supernatural … Continue reading Birdman, Dear White People, & Citizenfour–new movies I’ve seen recently

What’s Screening: November 21 – 27

The end-of-the-year film festival draught approaches. A lot of festivals ended last week. Only three are still running, and they'll close before Thanksgiving. New Italian Cinema continues through Sunday The Chinese American Film Festival continues through Tuesday And The French Had A Name For It: comes back in a Redux version, opening today and running … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 21 – 27