I tell you this so you'll understand that even though I proudly call myself a science geek and that I enjoy the rare movie that pays attention to the science and roll my eyes when they get things wrong, it's still perfectly possible for me to enjoy a well told story. That being said, I do want it clear that getting the science right should not be such a low priority. Science fiction serves as the inspiration for many people who go on to careers (or, like me, geekdom) in science and actually getting the science right really isn't difficult and doesn't make the movie into a science channel documentary.
So that's why, when I review a movie that has any kind of science-fiction storyline (fantasy is exempt), I take advantage of their mistakes to discuss some real science. I know many people don't really care about the science (they're called morons) but Hollywood has never appreciated just how big a percentage of their audience does care. If you agree, disagree or (best of all) manage to spot my mistakes (ha!), please let me know because I love to argue. Feo and I argue about this stuff all the time.*
* FeoNote: We don't argue, we debate.
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Matt Jarbo's interview with Feo Amante at The Zurvivalist.
James Cheetham's Q&A with Feo Amante at Unconventional Interviews.
Megan Scudellari interviews Feo Amante and Kelly Parks (of THE SCIENCE MOMENT) in The Scientist Magazine.
Check out our interview at The-Scientist.com.
Anthropologist Gretchen Bakke, PhD, references my UNFAIR RACIAL CLICHE ALERT as an expert resource in her 2010 Anthropological Quarterly essay @ Johns Hopkins University and Academia.edu.
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