Interstellar: Science, Bitches!

I had an entire review set to publish on my thoughts about this film. But then I realized that I might spoil the experience for others.

I talked to Expert last night about this film and he loved it. At that point in time, we started going over the different talking points (and there are a ton), as to what was real science and what was done for “cinematic effect”.

So, I’ll wait a few weeks for more people to see this movie, then I’ll post my thoughts.

Anyone else seen this yet? And if you have, what is your take on this film?

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24 Comments on "Interstellar: Science, Bitches!"

  1. Rookie November 14, 2014 at 12:42 pm -      #1

    I should probably watch this film, looks interesting.

  2. CH1C4N0444 is allergic to bullets November 14, 2014 at 2:04 pm -      #2

    I’ve seen the movie and really enjoyed it. There was one scene in particular that I found to be ridiculous(won’t say to keep it as spoiler free as I can)and another I thought was added just for the sake of a having a squabble.

  3. Private Khaos November 15, 2014 at 9:41 am -      #3

    This movie was absolutely incredible! I don’t care if it got unrealistic, it was amazing through and through. I will admit though that it felt Doctor Who-ish at times with certain times of the movie but I’m not gonna spoil this wonderful film. Also, them feels. I haven’t felt this emotional during a movie since Les Miserables

  4. Ragnorke November 15, 2014 at 5:35 pm -      #4

    The movie was incredible. It had that sense of Epic and originality that only Chris Nolan movies seem to have nowadays.

    Some of the father/daughter scenes had me on the verge of tears.
    The soundtrack was a 10/10, although that’s to be expected by a Chris Nolan movie.
    Acting and charachter development was freakishly good.
    The visuals (and the fact that it was a space adventure) made it more enjoyable for my eyes than both inception and batman.

    However… Anyone that has seen the movie knows the exact instance where it goes “overboard”.
    Did it ruin the movie for me? No. It doesn’t change how Epic I found some of the earlier scenes… But it did make me like the movie alot less than I potentially could have.
    The good thing about the movie is that it’s atleast BASED on real concepts. Unlike “Lucy” for example which is just 100% retarded.

    Not going to lie, changing “that” scene (or even flat out removing it and everything that followed) would have made it a much better movie.
    Regardless, it’s my best movie of 2014. Definitely recommend it.

  5. TheSorrow November 16, 2014 at 1:02 am -      #5

    The fact it includes a black hole in the movie is cause enough for me to see it. They are metal as fuck.

  6. sadot06 November 16, 2014 at 11:01 am -      #6

    I saw it on IMAX which is basically the only way you should see this movie while it’s in theaters. Visuals are breathtaking. But yes there was a certain part in the film where it went from Kubrick to Fringe, however I thought it was a very cool idea and think part of it plausible.

  7. Sauroposeidon November 16, 2014 at 12:49 pm -      #7

    So, I want to know what that scene is. Anyone willing to spill the beans? I’m not shelling out the cash for a movie because it’s “great” when I know there’s a mysterious, really shitty scene which no on will say what it is. If it’s something I can get over then fine I’ll go see it, otherwise your “praise” is only denying this movie my dollar.

  8. Ragnorke November 16, 2014 at 2:41 pm -      #8

    @Sauroposeidon
    It isn’t a “shitty” scene. It’s a scene that makes the movie go from a realistic space adventure to total sci-fi.
    The reason I don’t think anyone should mention it here, is because that scene is basically the ending/climax of the movie. It “resolves” the primary mystery of the movie… In a way that most people didn’t expect. But that isn’t saying that it was a bad scene.

    If you liked other Nolan movies, you’ll love this. If you like space movies, you’ll love this. If you like great visuals in a movie, you’ll love this. If you like a good soundtrack, you’ll love this. If you like a movie that requires Attention to detail, you’ll love this. If you like a movie with emotional and realistic character development, you’ll love this.
    If you go in expecting the science in it to make 100% sense… You’ll be a little disappointed towards the end.
    If you go in expecting tons of action and cliche scenes, you’ll hate it.

  9. Sauroposeidon November 16, 2014 at 5:33 pm -      #9

    So in other words.. pirate it since no one sees fit to tell me what it is. Movies are too expensive today. I’d rather steal it to see the “mystery.”

  10. Ragnorke November 16, 2014 at 6:28 pm -      #10

    Mate, if your dying to have the ending spoilt for you… Just read it up somewhere
    Pirate it if you want, but it’s definitely one of the best movies of the year.

    The mystery isnt bad. It’s just very sci-fi in an otherwise realistic movie. It catches you off guard.
    But it’s a mystery for a reason, and telling you what it is just defeats the purpose of watching a movie which revolves around that mystery.

  11. TheSorrow November 17, 2014 at 12:44 am -      #11

    Let me guess, it has to do with the power of love right?

    telling you what it is just defeats the purpose of watching a movie which revolves around that mystery.

    I assume that Sauro and I are similar in that we both don’t give a shit about spoilers. It will no way effect my enjoyment of the movie. I just want to see the blackhole in action.

  12. CH1C4N0444 is allergic to bullets November 17, 2014 at 2:57 am -      #12

    *SPOILERS N SHIT. Been Warned*
    =
    “Let me guess, it has to do with the power of love right?”

    Kinda does actually. Essentially love(and gravity)transcend time and dimensions. And if you really love your kids, you can survive black holes!
    =
    “I just want to see the blackhole in action.”

    Funny that you mention that. That’s pretty much the scene that we’ve all been mentioned. Matthew McConaughey’s characters ends up going through a black hole, survives, starts interacting with stuff in the past(there were things that were done throughout the film that turned out were done by Matthew McConaughey in the Future, i.e. there’s Morse code that said stay and he was trying to tell himself to stay), and somehow gets out of the black hole.
    =
    *END OF SPOILERS*

  13. Ragnorke November 17, 2014 at 5:23 am -      #13

    T Throughout the movie, mankind was receiving help from “them”. Believed to be a 5th dimensional species who transcend time and space.
    When Mathew falls into a black hole towards the end, he realized time and space have no meaning there. Thus he uses his love for his daughter to rebuild every single instance of her bedroom throughout time, and communicates to her using Morse code. Meaning he was the interdimensional being all along.
    It’s also implied that he was the one that opened the initial wormhole near Saturn to the different galaxy.

    Basically, the knowledge inside the blackhole showed Mathew that the human species can infact transcend time, and that the race can eventually evolve to that point.

    @CH
    Pretty sure he gets out of the black hole by creating the wormhole back to Saturn.
    Remember how they said wormholes aren’t natural occurrences?
    And how he wakes up right next to Saturn? Which is exactly the same spot where the wormhole was?
    He created a wormhole from the black hole to Saturn, in order to exit the blackhole.and that same wormhole was earlier used to get to the black hole in the first place.
    Caus fuck time & space!

  14. IamTaco November 17, 2014 at 7:15 am -      #14

    @Ragnorke
    Literally the dumbest thing I seen written about the movie so far. I have no idea why retards like you write ‘reviews’ about the movie to others. They might think that the movie is as dumb as you.

    Firstly are you fucking retarded? TARS literally stated that the 5th dimensional beings created the tesseract for cooper to interact with, not that cooper could create 5 dimensional spacetime on his own inside of a blackhole. Nor that he creates a freaking wormhole…

    Also that love transcend time and space thing is only for people who don’t understand how normal humans and emotions work. The chick only talks about love because she is desperate to see her lover again and hopes that her speech about the power of love will sway her crew into following her.

    She doesn’t really believe that shit herself. Matt damon talks about love as a survival instinct, giving us humans that extra push of motivation to survive. Cooper only talks about love because he is desperate, again, he cling on to love because he needs that extra motivation that extra push to convince himself that he can do it, that his daughter can get his message and that mankind can survive. The power of love bullshit is only given by the two most desperate characters at their lowest point. Not to be taken seriously.

  15. Ragnorke November 17, 2014 at 10:16 am -      #15

    1. My “review” of the movie consisted of thoughts and opinions. If you don’t agree with them, then stfu and go fuck yourself.
    I gave my “review” because I was asked to, by someone I talk to quite frequently.

    2. Cooper states that he is the 5th dimensional being AFTER tars tells him they created it for him.
    He then goes on to shake hands with Anne Hathaway (which she originally thought was the beings)
    And he also states word to word that the human race has the potential to evolve past time
    If you have a different understanding of those scenes, good for you. I was asked what I thought, and I answered.

    3. I never said the “power of love” was to be taken literally.
    I said it exactly the way it was shown in the movie.
    You think it isn’t literal? Good for you.
    You don’t like how I explained the movie? Good for you.
    You think I made the movie sound stupid? Good for you.

    I’m not here to debate the movie, nor am I here to give an exact explanation on what I understood from it.
    Im merely mentioning my thoughts, because that’s the point of this thread. And I mentioned a specific scene, because I was asked to.
    Now take that giant cock out of your ass and walk away.

  16. TheSorrow November 17, 2014 at 10:21 am -      #16

    That’s the kind of reaction I have come expect from IamTaco.

  17. IamTaco November 17, 2014 at 10:52 am -      #17

    ‘It’s also implied that he was the one that opened the initial wormhole near Saturn to the different galaxy.’

    ‘ Thus he uses his love for his daughter to rebuild every single instance of her bedroom throughout time,’

    See this shit here. Your own quotes which is so retarded that a 5 year old watching the movie can understand better. If I was reading this with no knowledge of the movie I would assume that cooper literally being a 5 dimensional being himself and created the wormhole and the tesseract himself. But he fucking didn’t, he used the wormhole and tesseract, as tools, he didn’t create it themselves. He was the ghost yes but he wasn’t and I quote ‘Cooper states that he is the 5th dimensional being’ unless you are stupid enough to think that he somehow ascended to 5 dimensions. He was a 3 dimension being in a 5 dimsension space using gravity to interact though time. Your review made it sound like he became one of the 5th dimensional being like 2001 a space odyssey.

    ‘Im merely mentioning my thoughts, because that’s the point of this thread. And I mentioned a specific scene, because I was asked to.’

    There such a thing as your thoughts and another called a completely untrue recollection of the events of the movie. Things like ‘cooper was the one who created the wormhole and he became 5th dimensional being in the end’ makes it sound completely stupid and false.

    ‘Now take that giant cock out of your ass and walk away.’

    Don’t falter yourself, your cock is small but annoying.

  18. Ragnorke November 17, 2014 at 11:25 am -      #18

    You see, this right here is the problem.
    I do not give a single fuck what you think. Not one.
    If you don’t like the way my review sounded, I literally do not give a shit.

    The fact of the matter is that I am NOT trying to summarize the events of the movie. At all.
    I am giving an EXTREMELY general idea of what happened in a single moment of the movie to a person that has never seen it.
    If you have infact seen the movie, then you no doubt already know there’s more to it… So good for you.
    I was asked to briefly describe a scene, and so I did

    I don’t care how you understood what I said, and I don’t care how wrong you think I am. The sooner you understand that the better.
    If you have your own opinions of the movie, and wish to have a discussion about the entire movie… I’m simply not fucking interested.
    You want to give Soulerous & Sorrow your own description of a scene? Go ahead and fucking do it, I’m simply not fucking interested.

    Now stop bitching like an immature idiot for no reason.

  19. IamTaco November 17, 2014 at 11:32 am -      #19

    And should I care about how you care about me caring about you?

    I’m just here to said that your review is a completely untrue and horrible recollection of the events of the movie and I’m here to mock your poor intelligence that lead to you perceiving the events of the movie in such a stupid way.

  20. Ragnorke November 17, 2014 at 11:59 am -      #20

    If you didn’t care, you wouldn’t have started this.

    Furthermore, my recollection of events were not untrue. They were stated as we see them in the movie.

    Did Cooper, at any point of the film, transcend time? The answer is yes.
    That makes him a fifth dimensional being. For a short period of time anyways. By the very definition of the word.

    Was he THE fifth dimensional beings that tardis mentions at the end of the film? No, he wasn’t. But he was “above” time nonetheless.
    he also WAS the being that was interacting with himself, his daughter, and NASA.

    I said nothing factually incorrect. I merely didn’t explain myself as indepth as you would have liked me to, BECAUSE it was meant to be a BRIEF explanation of a SINGLE scene.
    Rather than having a summary of the entire ending.

    The only person you’re mocking here is yourself, by acting in such a childish & butthurt manner, over something which was never directed at you to begin with. (nor was it as factually incorrect as you make it seem)

  21. TheSorrow November 17, 2014 at 1:21 pm -      #21

    See this shit here. Your own quotes which is so retarded that a 5 year old watching the movie can understand better. If I was reading this with no knowledge of the movie I would assume that cooper literally being a 5 dimensional being himself and created the wormhole and the tesseract himself

    Oh that’s right, because it makes so much more sense that 5th dimensional being was doing it for him. Seriously, you are over-reacting. Take your meds and go to sleep, you are clearly suffering some kind of meltdown.

    No matter how it’s stated, the movie kind of jumped the shark at the end.

  22. CH1C4N0444 is allergic to bullets November 17, 2014 at 3:20 pm -      #22

    “@CH
    Pretty sure he gets out of the black hole by creating the wormhole back to Saturn.”

    If he did it was horribly explained or demonstrated in the film.
    =
    “Remember how they said wormholes aren’t natural occurrences?
    And how he wakes up right next to Saturn? Which is exactly the same spot where the wormhole was?”

    Yes.
    =
    “He created a wormhole from the black hole to Saturn, in order to exit the blackhole.and that same wormhole was earlier used to get to the black hole in the first place.”

    Yea, I didn’t notice that first time watching it, but I do remember it now.
    =
    “Caus fuck time & space!”

    31.media.tumblr.com/54dbed76d6f0617a8a2ac7ecd368f210/tumblr_inline_n5b7vf5vWa1r2vvwk.gif
    =
    @Rag Off topic, but did you see that speed feat of Nova travelling to another galaxy in the IM vs Nova thread?

  23. Ragnorke November 19, 2014 at 9:33 am -      #23

    After rewatching the movie, and reading other people’s opinions.. It has become abundantly clear that the human race is the fifth dimensional beings.

    Cooper says loud and clear that mankind will transcend past time through evolution, and that “they” were the ones doing all this.

    Entering the blackhole was the first step in the evolution, since it allowed a human to experience and interact with time as a dimension.

  24. Eric Gigliotti November 26, 2014 at 10:14 am -      #24

    Interstellar was fantastic. The visuals had me upset several times because I knew I would never get to experience that – they were that good. And the black hole… Damn. It’s been said that the black hole is the most accurate depiction of a black hole ever created.

    To add to the above argument (and spoilers follow):
    The 5th dimensional beings are humans from the future. They allowed Cooper to pass through the black hole and survive. Cooper (big spoiler ahead – don’t read if you want to watch the movie) was Murph’s ghost. He communicated everything with her throughout her life. Nowhere do I recall it saying that Cooper created the wormhole. The humans from the future did that – and they sent Cooper home through it.
    /end spoilers

    This is definitely a great movie that everybody should see on the big screnn – IMAX preferably.

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