Neil deGrasse Tyson, science superstar, appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to review the science behind some of this summer’s biggest films. While the video is pitched as film reviews, after watching the video it seems more like deGrasse Tyson has only seen the trailers and is also simply just breaking down the movie science. The video is still fun to watch though, as he breaks down movie myths.
America’s favorite astrophysicist takes a look at the somewhat-questionable science behind big summer movies like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2? and “Alien: Covenant.’
Whether the weight of two refrigerators would sway my final thoughts on Baywatch is yet to be seen, but I can say Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is amazing despite having sound in space.
Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is revealed.
2017 Summer Movie Preview: What To Look Out For
What do aliens, robots, superheroes, pirates, genetically-modified apes, and Will Ferrell all have in common? All of them will be visiting theaters this summer, most as perennials of the blockbusters sphere. There’s a cavalcade of riches this summer, with new offerings from both DC and Marvel, new (and in some cases, final) installments in long-running franchises, and a couple newcomers testing the waters for future sequels. Even some non-theatrical films get in on the fun, like Netflix’s War Machine starring Brad Pitt.
Here are over 20 films worth seeing over the next four months. Click Next to start!