‘Interstellar’ – the main character is time


In director Christopher Nolan’s haunting, bold new film, monoculture (the cultivation of a single crop) dominates in an environment that can no longer sustain crop diversity. Even though corn is that one crop, it no longer thrives, and sudden, gigantic dust storms smother the population.Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a former NASA pilot who now runs a farm. He lives with his son and father-in-law, but is closest to his daughter, Murph (Mackenzie Foy), who hears voices and thinks her bedroom … [Read more...]

“Space Warriors” family film premieres Friday, May 31, Hallmark Channel 8/7


Hallmark ChannelFriday, May 31, 20138/7Jimmy Hawkins (Thomas Horn) is the son of a retired NASA astronaut, Captain Andy Hawkins (Dermot Mulroney) who once worked on the International Space Station.  Jimmy lives with his mom, Sally (Mira Sorvino), who is divorced from Andy.Jimmy love astrophysics and has always dreamed of being an astronaut and against his parents’ wishes, secretly applies to attend a special summer camp session at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama. Th … [Read more...]