Interstellar (2014) non-spoiler Review

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  1. thing

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    Interstellar (2014)
    Directed by Christopher Nolan
    6/10
    With echoes of Contact and 2001: A Space Odyssey comes Nolan's attempt at interstellar profundity about humanity, survival, time and space. The film is riddled with familiar actors who are well cast and is proficiently made but I was expecting to be wow'd visually and I never was. There is very little action in the film which suits Nolan better as the one action scene in the film he puts together with his usual ineptitude. The script is a little too wordy at times and a little sentimental but not in a bad Spielberg kind of way and the actors hold the material together. A lot of the design was forgettable but I really liked how the robots came together, in fact they are my favourite part of the whole film. The film proses some interesting ideas and is generally interesting enough throughout with a perhaps over done emotional core but in the end it all wraps up far too neatly for my tastes.
     
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    Thanks for the review but you really could have just put this in the existing thread which is still floating on the main page of the site.
     
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    I put my reader reviews in reader reviews so people who want to check out reader reviews can check 'em out.
     
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    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Nice to hear. Great cast. However I see that Hollywood's love affair with teal and light blue color correction is ongoing.
    I'm on the fence about see this. I haven't seen all of 2001 nor have I seen Solaris (either version) so wordy sci-fi is not on my radar at the moment.
     
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    Yeah going from what you have said, it is probably not for you, I like those kind of films and it wasn't even really for me :)
     
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    I ruined 2001 for myself by reading the synopsis online and reading many interesting things of what the monoliths were. After all that, I just had no time to watch the entire actual film no matter how many times it has been made available to me.
    I do like sci-fi films like "Silent Running", "THX 1138" and even the more recent "Contact".
     
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    That's a lot of "reader reviews" in one sentence. :lol:
     
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    Shouldn't thay be "what I want"? :eek2:
     
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    if thing wants to write in bright yellow, with all text centered for some reason, then he is doing what he can, what he can, what he can. Who can ask more than that?
     
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