The plot: In Earth’s future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth’s population to a new home via a wormhole. 763 more words
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Unlike Christopher Nolan, I’ll make this fast.
It’s not the acting (which is actually quite brilliant on all counts) or the father-daughter love (which is super) or the gravity/quantum physics/time travel (none of which I really understand) that bother me. 310 more words
Recommended: The Giver
If you liked: Equilibrium
Why: Entertainment Weekly calls The Giver “too little, too late,” meaning that despite the fact that Lois Lowry’s novel may have launched this generation’s dystopian trend back in the 90s, the movie doesn’t really feel so much like a pioneer and it’s a poor echo of… 1,142 more words