Thursday, June 22, 2023

“Oppenheimer”- Destroyer of Worlds

Described as a devastating real-life horror movie, “Oppenheimer” is the new biographical feature, written, directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the book “American Prometheus” by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, starring Cillian Murphy as the theoretical physicist credited for the development of the world’s first nuclear weapons, that killed over 300,000 people during World War II, opening July 21, 2023:

“…J. Robert Oppenheimer, ‘father of the atomic bomb’, is the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the awesome fire of the sun for his country in time of war. 

Immediately after Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation–one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century…

“…the embodiment of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress…