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Interstellar was a beautiful, meaningful, and philosophically brilliant movie. That is how I feel after four full viewings, so I was a little crestfallen when my friend watched it with me and disliked it. We had a good text conversation about how we interpreted it, and agreed that we had different expectations in the beginning that made it more difficult for him and easier for me to accept the unrealistic stretches scattered throughout the nearly 3-hour plot. For me, I expected unapologetic science fiction and was prepared to suspend my disbelief. For him, he was unsure if the movie wanted us to take these ideas seriously as an actual potential path for humanity's future, which made the more outlandish parts that much more discordant.

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