Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Running time: 169 minutes
Interstellar had a lot of pressure sitting on its shoulders when I went to see it as it was a combining two of my favourite things: theoretical interstellar physics and Christopher Nolan. But I was also a little cautious after The Dark Knight Rises, a film I gave a glowing review before the dust settled and I saw the flaws I failed to see. Seriously, I re-read that review and barely recognise my own thoughts; and it is a mistake I will not make twice. So though I was extremely hyped for Interstellar, rest assured during and after my viewing, I took the time to put my idolisation of director Nolan aside before I passed judgement. You know, like I’m supposed to do as a critic, and what I failed to do with Rises.
And after doing so: Interstellar is still an excellent, if imperfect, film. Continue reading