#MovieScientist Blogathon Day 3 Recap – The Lonely

21 Feb
#MovieScientist Blogathon Day 3 Recap – The Lonely

My co-host has said it best, but I want to add my thanks to everyone involved for making this event such a success! I have learned a tremendous amount and my list of movies to watch as grown exponentially. 🙂

And thanks so much to Silver Screenings, with whom it was a delight to co-host!

Silver Screenings

Woman in the Dunes 1964

Today’s #MovieScientist posts look at the lonely, often isolated nature of scientific work. The movies below examine movie scientists who work alone, or as part of a small, secluded team.

Participants: Thank you for your research, observations and hard work over these past three days. We were so impressed by your selection of films and what you wrote about these films.

Readers: Thank you for leaving encouraging and insightful comments about science – and about films in general.

Also, a special thank you to Christina Wehner for being a wonderful co-host.

The Love Pirate explains why movie scientists are often “at odds” with society in Contact (1997).

Eiji Okada

Cinematic Scribblings studies the effects of isolation and never-ending sand in Woman in the Dunes (1964).

Sometimes they go to Eleven analyzes the surreal threat facing the crew on the spaceship Ikarie XB-1 (1963).

Annex - Stevens, Stella (Nutty Professor, The)_01

Old Hollywood Films dishes on Julius Kelp and Buddy Love…

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