“We’re not meant to save the world. We’re meant to leave it.”
That’s the line that sticks out the most regarding the latest, most thorough peek at Interstellar, Christopher Nolan’s epic space drama. Nolan is no J.J. Abrams, but the concept for this picture has been buried in secrecy. Thanks to this Interstellar trailer, some of it has come to light. But there’s still plenty they’re hiding.
Matthew McConaughey appears here as Cooper, the troubled farmer who has to deal with shrinking crops. The film posits that the greatest threat we’ll face in the future is diminished food supplies, and as Michael Caine intones, “We must confront the reality that nothing in this solar system can help us.”