Sonia Epstein is the Curator of Science and Technology at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. She’s also the Executive Editor of Sloan Science & Film at Museum.
It’s Spacetime And Science Season At The Oscars
From multiverses to volcanoes, this year’s Academy Award nominees include many pictures where science drives the plot.
Was ‘Soylent Green’ Right About 2022?
Climate catastrophe? Check. Here’s what this classic science fiction film got right about 2022.
See Science In Motion At “Twitch, Pop, Bloom”
An exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image shows how in the early 1900s, science education films were entertainment for a general audience.
Did ‘Soylent Green’s’ Predictions About 2022 Hold Up?
A classic film in the 1970s took on the collapse of civil society in 2022. Almost 50 years later, was it right?
The Science Behind ‘Power Of The Dog’
A leading contender for an Oscar for Best Picture has a somewhat hidden science theme.
When Can Climate Change Be Comedy?
A disaster-ologist and a movie curator discuss the role that disaster movies play in understanding the biggest challenges facing humanity.