Interstellar

New Model Astronauts

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Five years ago, I wrote a piece about Interstellar and the death of the astronaut myth. […]

New Model Astronauts

Interstellar and the NASA Myth

  When I was 12 I wrote to NASA. This was pre-email and pre-commercial internet. So, when I say wrote, I mean it; paper, stamps, return address. I decided I wanted to learn more about space because, if I didn’t know enough, I might not be able to become an astronaut. Nothing happened for three

Interstellar and the NASA Myth

The Lists: Movies of 2014

I’ve loved movies for as long as I’ve been conscious of having a brain. The first film I remember seeing was a taped-from-TV Betamax copy of Star Wars one of my mum’s patients had. I almost wore it out I watched it so many times. The cinema was, for the first chunk of my life,

The Lists: Movies of 2014

Review: Interstellar Adaptation

Written by Greg Keyes Published by Titan £7.99   There are few jobs more thankless than writing a movie novelisation. For a start there’s a good chance that the movie you’re adapting may not be the one people see as they’re often put together long before the final cut is. Then there’s the constant struggle

Review: Interstellar Adaptation

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