Tot a la vegada a tot arreu,

Everything falling apart everywhere all at once

Sometimes the merits of some of the films that have won Best Picture at the Oscars are not easy to understand, as happened to the author in 2022 with Everything everywhere all at once.

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Imatge promocional d'Oppenheimer, de Cristopher Nolan.

‘Oppenheimer’: A cautious look from the social sciences

In this review of the film Oppenheimer, PhD in Law Clara Portela criticises the victimising vision of Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan's biopic, released in July 2023.

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‘Moulin Rouge’ and the absinthe myth

Absinthe is a distillate of different herbs, most notably Artemisia absinthium (wormwood), which contains several highly toxic molecules and some with hallucinogenic effects.

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Fotograma de la pel·lícula Memento

‘Memento’ and DNA replication

In Memento, Christopher Nolan used the same solution as nature did when it came to duplicating DNA millions of years before: he told Leonard's story cutting it in ten-minutes sections.

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Fotograma de El castell ambulant de Miyazaki

It is all there in the drawing of the wind

In his films, Miyazaki notes that the boundless confidence in progress and growth inherent in modern thinking and state dynamics leads directly to catastrophe.

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Fotograma de Tenet

‘Tenet’ and the arrow of time

Could there be a universe where the laws of physics were different and there was no second law of thermodynamics? Christopher Nolan's film Tenet (2020) explores this new reality.

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Science and fiction

We can find physic and ecological errors in many science-fiction films and series, such as Star Wars

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Star Wars and ecology

We can find many physics and biology errors in Star Wars, but let's take a look at ecology.

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Heisenberg’s ambulance

The movie Die hard has an important plot hole that could be justified with Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.

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Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney and the importance of vaccines

Gene Tierney was infected with rubella by a fan while she was pregnant. This story reminds us about the dangers of COVID-19 and the need to be vaccinated, even if we do not belong to a risk group.

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