Tag Archives: Frankenstein

Nerds on film: the depiction of scientists in movies

Written by . Filed under film. Tagged , , , , , , , , , , . No comments.

A shabby lab-coat clad boffin with greasy hair is doubled over an esoteric machine which spews out ‘special vapour’ and flouro-green death-rays. Immediately we all get the hint: he’s a scientist. Almost definitely an evil –  and probably insane – genius. We ought to be … Read More