How a Climate Scientist Views ‘Don’t Look Up’
FEATURING PETER KALMUS - Perhaps no recent Hollywood offering has polarized critics and viewers as much as Adam McKay’s Netflix holiday release Don’t Look Up. The star-studded movie details the maddening inaction of politicians and the media in response to a deadly comet that is certain to wipe out life on earth – a not-so-subtle analogy of the climate crisis.
While many professional reviewers excoriated Don’t Look Up, earning the film a mere 55% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, viewers gave it high marks. The film has amassed 150 million viewing hours on Netflix, making it the most viewed film in a single week and the third most viewed film ever on the streaming platform.
Read his film review for the Guardian entitled, I’m a climate scientist. Don’t Look Up captures the madness I see every day.
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