Sunday, March 10, 2024

Oscar Winner: “Oppenheimer”

“Oppenheimer”, the Oscar-winning biographical feature, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, executive produced by actor James Woods, is based on the book “American Prometheus”  by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, starring Cillian Murphy as the scientist credited with the development of the world’s first nuclear weapons, that killed over 300,000 people during World War II:

“…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…