Interstellar: A Reckless, Mad Masterpiece

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For those of you still uninitiated with Interstellar, last year’s shrouded-in-secrecy film by genius and innovator Christopher Nolan, stop reading here. It is the personification of discovery, an eyes-wide-open love song that dares to ask what if and opens doors to places both new and unexpected. As Christopher Nolan himself has said to the press, this film, perhaps more than any other of his, relishes in its untold story. There are the expected Nolan twists and turns, but so much of the meat and bones of the story has been lovingly withheld that spoiling seems rude. Interstellar is in a constant state of evolution and metamorphosis, with distinct phases that differ in look, structure, and theme. Continue reading

by Brendan Hodges
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Interstellar wins an Oscar for Achievement in Visual Effects

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The visuals of wormholes and blackholes in Christopher Nolan’s epic space adventure came out top of a highly competitive category, which included Xmen Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. This was Interstellar‘s only win of five nominations. Hans Zimmer graciously lost to Alexandre Desplat, for his The Grand Budapest Hotel score.

Congratulations to the Visual Effects team: Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, and Scott R. Fisher. Fresh off their win at the BAFTA‘s earlier this month.

by Kelly Williams
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Interstellar Releases in Digital HD and Blu-ray March 2015

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Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar has been announced for release on Blu-ray and Digital HD this March. The Blu-ray will come in a Standard Edition with just the feature film, as well as a Combo Pack which will come with an Authentic IMAX Film Cell, and will include a series of bonus features. The film will be released in Digital HD two weeks earlier on March 17th, with the Blu-ray (and DVD) release coming later on March 31st. Bonus features on the Combo Pack Blu-ray will include:

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by Teddy Blass
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