Monthly Archives: July 2012

How story sucked me in

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For a long time I instinctively felt that story and narrative can be powerful tools in influencing attitudes and belief systems. I’ve had positive experiences with how fiction shaped my relationship with science. The manner in which it has done so has led me to … Read More

How necessary is scientific plausiblity in film?

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Se non è vero, è ben trovato: if it’s not true, it’s a good invention. It is no secret that the facts have rarely sullied a good film. In fact escapism is a significant desire of many film-goers. Every film – yes, even a documentary … Read More