Film: Interstellar (2014) Director: Christopher Nolan Script: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain and Michael Cain Released: November, 2014 Production: Syncopy and Lynda Obst Productions Details: 12A; Sci-Fi; 169 min
Day 1: I actually watched Interstellar twice as, first time round, the Computer Exchange DVD was kinked, developing into a full-blown play challenge as we hit the worm hole sequence. Time literally came to a noisy, slow-time, juddering freeze-frame stop, as I tried to navigate through the wormhole sequence and into the beyond, but had to abort mission…
One of the main themes in Dan Simmons’Hyperion Cantos is how humanity’s future among the stars may be affected by artificial intelligence (AI).
“Simmons wants us to know that while AI is potentially highly toxic, malignantly thrashing about in its own depth, conversely it can cast light on the mind-soul scoop that lies paradoxically at the heart of man’s nature.”