In ‘Interstellar,’ director Christopher Nolan shoots for the moon ... and beyond

October 31, 2014 9:13 PM

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In ‘Interstellar,’ director Christopher Nolan shoots for the moon ... and beyond

Quantum physics. Relativity. Event horizons. The laws of gravity. Singularities. Wormholes. The possibility of alternate dimensions. These are not the building blocks of your typical $160 million Hollywood blockbuster, which tend to treat science as a convenient way to explain pesky plot holes and incongruities.

But director Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight trilogy) is different. In Interstellar, which opens Wednesday in select 70mm IMAX screens and everywhere else Friday, the filmmaker does not shy away from diving into grad-school-level speculation. Unlike last year’s Gravity, which was scrup...

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