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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Interstallar- Attention to details

Interstellar-
Cooper and Brand have traveled millions upon millions of miles and have reached the first planet that may have potential for life.
Only, the planet is edged close to a black hole, meaning time is dilated.
Every hour spent on the planet, one of the characters explains, equates to 7 years on Earth.
Every hour is 7 years that Cooper’s children grow older, while he doesn’t. Every hour is 7 years closer to more crops dying out on Earth and the planet becoming uninhabitable. Every hour is 7 years.
Once they land, it quickly becomes apparent the planet is a hellscape. What looked like mountains in the distance turned out to be unimaginably colossal waves.
And they are caught up in these waves, losing years.
Throughout the scene, the score included a subtle ticking, which obviously has symbolic significance.
But here’s where it gets interesting.
Someone on Reddit decided to do a lot of calculations:
Which of course is loosely backed up when they arrive back at their station and have been gone for 23 Earth years but only a few hours for them

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