This week I watched Interstellar, and I was completely blown away by this amazing movie. Now I don't usually swear in these blog posts but HOLY SHIT THAT WAS FREAKING AMAZING. I actually had to not do anything for a good hour after watching it just to process what happened.
Anyway, Interstellar follows humanity’s last-ditch effort to find a new habitable planet – after Earth is ravaged by environmental catastrophe. Cooper, a pilot turned farmer was asked to go on a mission by NASA to find another habitable planet for humans. A lot of this movie had to do with complex physics, which the director (Christopher Nolan), probably researched extensively. I love things related to time travel, science, space-time, space travel, black holes, and supernatural beings.
The characters in the movie refer to the supernatural/extraterrestrial beings as "THEY". “THEY” are an advanced race who have unlocked the secrets of dimensional travel and, for some reason, decided to help mankind in escaping an almost uninhabitable Earth. The NASA team believes that the beings may be either unable or unwilling to communicate directly with humans (which would make things infinitely easier) because “THEY” are fifth-dimensional, having transcended humans' three-dimensional ways of understanding the universe. Brand thinks “THEY” have laid out a series of primitive (in their opinion) breadcrumbs (binary messages) and advanced technology (the wormhole) for humans to follow – in order to save ourselves from annihilation.