Matthew McConaughey has boldly gone where he has been before: a dramatic space movie. In Christopher Nolan’s new film Interstellar, McConaughey plays a slightly futuristic pilot, who will hopefully save humanity. In Contact, McConaughey is a Christian philosopher. All right, all right, all right, you might be thinking, “How dare you guys compare a Nolan film to a Robert Zemeckis movie,” but there are plenty of comparisons besides McConaughey (one pre-McConaissance, one post-McConaissance).
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Is Contact the best science fiction film that no one talks about?
I had never seen Robert Zemeckis’ 1997 film about mankind’s first contact with extraterrestrial life, but after listening to Movies.com editor Peter Hall call it one of his favorite films of all time, I decided to rectify that. What I found was one of the most thoughtful and entertaining sci-fi movies ever made, a… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Contact' Is the Best Science Fiction Movie No One Talks About
by Radar Staff
Jesse James wants America to love him.
The former Mr. Sandra Bullock has written a new book, American Outlaw, and is appearing on Wednesday’s Good Morning America and Nightline to promote it.
Sandra Bullock and Jesse James Through the Years
Speaking to correspondent Vicki Mabrey, James says that after he and Bullock divorced, he moved from Southern California to Austin, Texas so that his daughter Sunny could continue the… Continue reading Jesse James: ‘Sandra Bullock Has Cut Off Contact With My Daughter’
AMC is developing a new drama series about man’s first contact with extraterrestrial life. John Shiban (Breaking Bad, The Vampire Diaries) is working on a project called The Voyage that’s in contention for a pilot pickup. The show is billed as a realistic take on First Contact with an ambitious female scientist who works with
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