Interstellar Script Discussion

Christopher Nolan's 2014 grand scale science-fiction story about time and space, and the things that transcend them.
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Dragon_316ca wrote:
IWatchFilmsNotMovies wrote: scientific studies have proven that knowing spoilers doesn't ruin your enjoyment of watching a story unfold.
He's right

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/soc/20 ... oilers.asp

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There's a multitude of reasons studies like that can be less than universally applicable, and I say this as someone learned in psychology and a fourth year psychology student. There's a multiple types of enjoyment, and knowing the script ahead of time gives you certain elements of enjoyment the first read through, and they're emulated on the first viewing, just as your subsequent viewings emulate the 'surprise' of the first while gaining new insight as you compile additional details. Feeling a sense of surprise is necessarily absent if you've read the screenplay or source materiel for adaptations, and as Nolan's spoken at length about the beauty of discovery in cinematic storytelling, reading the script robs yourself of something Nolan feels is intimately important to experiencing his movies. Point of fact, he's told an anecdote where he read the Pulp Fiction screenplay prior to seeing the film, and remembering how disappointed he was while watching, realizing he knew how the film would unfold.

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So, do you guys think Matthew is right for the part? I love and support his casting but I'm having trouble imagining him while reading it (at least right now).

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Now Where Was I ? wrote:
wow, this is very subjective
knowing every spoiler from Rises, Prestige (especially, first viewing was a completely different experience than the subsequent ones), Inception, etc. For me, it wouldn't have been 50% as good but I guess it's not the same for others
tension is created by atmosphere, music, and many other things that have nothing to do with facts. dont be silly
let's stay with my Prestige example
I agree with you tension is created by multiple things, but if you already know the end (the twins), the tension and mystery drops a lot...because you understand every clue and mystery placed in the scenes, so where's the tension?

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TalkOnCorners wrote:So, do you guys think Matthew is right for the part? I love and support his casting but I'm having trouble imagining him while reading it (at least right now).
I don't.

DiCaprio would of been a much better choice.

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Now Where Was I ? wrote:
IWatchFilmsNotMovies wrote: tension is created by atmosphere, music, and many other things that have nothing to do with facts. dont be silly
let's stay with my Prestige example
I agree with you tension is created by multiple things, but if you already know the end (the twins), the tension and mystery drops a lot...because you understand every clue and mystery placed in the scenes, so where's the tension?
the tension still lies in the atmosphere, music, cinematography, acting, etc.

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Vader182 wrote: Feeling a sense of surprise is necessarily absent if you've read the screenplay or source materiel for adaptations, and as Nolan's spoken at length about the beauty of discovery in cinematic storytelling, reading the script robs yourself of something Nolan feels is intimately important to experiencing his movies.

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Exactly
EDIT: and why is he being so secretive about his scripts (for Batman, he went to the actors houses, stayed in the house until they finished it and took the script back and left)...
He wants his audience to be in the dark before seeing the movie

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TalkOnCorners wrote:So, do you guys think Matthew is right for the part? I love and support his casting but I'm having trouble imagining him while reading it (at least right now).
He's gonna be just fine.
"It doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. All that matters is you gotta get up."

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TalkOnCorners wrote:So, do you guys think Matthew is right for the part? I love and support his casting but I'm having trouble imagining him while reading it (at least right now).
He's gonna be just fine.
I probably just need more time to get used to it. Having said that, it's really a great role. :thumbup:

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I'm really enjoying reading this, even if it turns out it's fake. It's a good script.
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