Another Writer’s Thoughts on Interstellar

A good write-up to which I almost completely agree.

Brandon Crilly - Writer, Teacher, Human

I love how the Internet comes alive when a new blockbuster comes out. We live in a society where everyone is a critic and has a voice to express their opinion of a new movie, novel, TV show, etc. Instead of deterring me from throwing in my two cents, I’ll just keep my commentary brief 🙂

To summarize, Interstellar blew me away. Seriously. It has been a very long time since a movie had me sitting on the edge of my seat pretty much from start to finish. I can’t entirely explain how Christopher Nolan did it, but I spent the entire movie thinking to myself “Shit, they’re gonna die” or “Oh, God, they’re screwed” and feeling my heart leap into my throat. The characters are part of how this is accomplished. Matthew McConaughey is phenomenal at making us care about pilot-turned-farmer Cooper, who dreams of something greater for his children…

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2 thoughts on “Another Writer’s Thoughts on Interstellar

  1. Bravo! ” … the movie treads into areas that might not actually be possible according to the laws of physics, which is more the realm of soft science fiction…However, it’s an easy one to get around: just don’t think about it. Between the great character work, the gripping suspense, and the intriguing questions, it’s easy to get lost in the story – and it’s a wonderful story at that.”

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