This ongoing series explores the surprising connections between the movies and real-life science—with experts on hand at each screening to explain it all.
Q&As are moderated by Robert Lee Hotz, the senior science writer for The Wall Street Journal, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University, and president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation. Hotz is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He shared the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting.
Michel Gondry’s emotionally fraught, sci-fi-inflected trip down the rabbit holes of memory.
Werner Herzog’s documentary chronicles an extreme experiment in human-animal cohabitation.
A gruesome plague precipitates a gory zombie uprising in George Romero’s horror milestone.
Bestselling author David Eagleman discusses time perception in this mind-bending thriller.
Astrophysicist Charles Liu explores time travel in this micro-budget head-trip.
Author John Glassie connects this lavish fantasy to delightful pre-scientific notions.