Sunday, October 21, 2012

Discussion of two fantastic Science Fiction films

by Salman Hameed

It is not often that we see quality science fiction films. This year, I was severely disappointed with Prometheus (see our discussion of Science and Religion in Prometheus). However, one of my favorite fci-fi films of the last couple of years is Moon, directed by Duncan Jones. Kevin Anderson and I recently decided to discuss the issues of memory and personhood in Moon and compare it with Solaris (both the recent Soderbergh version as well as the classic by Tarkovsky). So while we wait for Cloud Atlas to start, here is our discussion of Memory and Personhood in MOON and SOLARIS (about 10 minutes):

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