Tag Archives: Electricity

Edison, Feynman, and the Mystery of Energy

edison the man movie poster

I’ve already covered some of the notable energy references in the biopic, Edison, The Man (1940) in my previous post linked here.  But I couldn’t help looping back to comment on one great line summing up how energy was seen … Read More

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A Heroic Portrayal of Thomas Edison

Edison, The Man
1940, MGM

I stumbled across the movie Edison, The Man (1940) with Spencer Tracy and had to watch it.  First, Thomas Edison is the quintessential inventor whose innovations—such as the cost-effective, long-lasting electric lightbulb and other electric appliances—changed the global energy landscape … Read More

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Energy and Water Save Mr. Banks

2013, Walt Disney Studios

I watched Saving Mr. Banks (2013), the touching movie about the creative conflict between Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), with my family over the holidays. A few energy and water references merit sharing. … Read More

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Indie Game: The Game Controller and the Power Line

Indie Game Poster 2012

My husband and I watched Indie Game a while back.  As my gaming days ended with Zelda, I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this unexpectedly touching film. I recommend it whether you are into gaming or not. One of the … Read More

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