Confessions of Someone Who Didn't Understand Anything Contained In "Interstellar"

November 11, 2014 12:23 AM

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If you wander into "Interstellar" looking for a good sci-fi movie full of suspense, drama, special effects and a message you might leave feeling a bit let down. Oh the suspense, drama, special effects and message are all there but you also get a story that is three hours long. Plus said story is muddled and confusing to the nth degree. There will be critics who will tell you they understood it all and that Christopher Nolan has laid out a perfectly logical scientific tale. I am here to tell you if you don't understand the least bit of what is going on you are not alone.

The basic premise is the earth is dying. It is becoming one big dust bowl and humanity is going to go bye bye. Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a farmer trying to raise corn, which is one of the last surviving crops. Widowed, he is trying to keep his family together with the help of his father-in-law...

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