Ah, the sad life of the Hollywood scientist.
They tend to fall into two camps…
The first is the Evil scientist, hyper-efficient, thoroughly immoral, clutching for power and mastery over the elements, man, and God. He will eventually fall victim to a horrendously gruesome death at the hands of his own creations.
Then there is the Good scientist. The flawed genius, performing calculus before they were potty trained, the ugly social outcast, sporadically inspirational, unflappably moral, and prone to using the phrase…
‘There are just some things that man is not meant to meddle with’
The Good scientist will either triumph over Evil but lose his entire life's work, or make the noble sacrifice to make up for angering the fates.
For either case, the reality of the common man is a mystery, a thing to despise with contempt or marvel at these quirky non-brainy types.
Hollywood does not like sciency people, they are to be feared or...Read more