Tag Archives: future of energy

Temporal Confusion in the Captain America: The First Avenger

2011, Paramount

This post takes a different turn from others on this blog. I want to explore something Dr. Webber mentioned during his SXSWedu panel last month.  When looking at movies as historical documents, it’s important to keep in mind that their … Read More

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Llewyn Davis Predicts the Future of Cars

2013, CBS Films

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) is a critically acclaimed movie about the lives of fictional folksingers set in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Interestingly enough, there is a fascinating history about how the electrification of guitars changed the global music … Read More

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Gattaca’s Solar Power and Plug-In Electric Vehicles Mark the Future

GATTACA Poster 1997

Gattaca (1997), starring Uma Thurman, Jude Law, and Ethan Hawke, is a futuristic film set in the ‘not so distant future’ where your genetic profile determines the opportunities available to you for the rest of your life.  Invalids (pronounced like … Read More

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