Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics has ratings and 14 reviews. Woodge said: Apparently this guy Tom Rogers has got a very popular website where he deco. Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics: Hollywood’s Best Mistakes, Goofs, and Flat-Out Destructions of the Basic Laws of the Universe. by Tom Rogers. This is a fun. Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics. chat. Posted by Rezwan Razani on Jul 20, at PM What do you think about this? Let us know in the comments below.

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Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics, by Tom Rogers

Open Preview See a Problem? Some funny analysis though– e. Colin D rated it really liked it Feb 19, Paperbackpages.

Just sit back and enjoy the fantasy. Aug 30, Abraham Ray rated it it was amazing Shelves: In some respects the book fills a gap between the academic world of physics and the greater world beyond as it dares to tackle some questions that physics texts shy away from. In addition, there is some physical chemistry concerned with the combustion of gasoline, and a smattering of relativity physics but only in one chapter.

So if the guy doesn’t have a sidekick toting a wheelbarrow full of ammo, that scene is highly unlikely. This led me to wonder what else I could dream up along the same lines — a flashy, high-tech tidbit that could jazz up a movie, but based on actual science. Indeed, unless you are somehow into physics, you would expect a body to take flight after being shot even by a small hand gun or after being kicked by a martial arts master. An orbit that was a couple dozen feet high, circling the moon over and over again, never quite reaching the ground.


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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In this clip Iron Man is As one might surmise from the title Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics ranks movies based upon their adherence to the physical mkvie of the universe, which many seem to casually ignore. One of the many idiocies that get me is in Armageddon, where Bruce Willis and crew keep flying the space shuttle nose first towards the incoming asteroid. Allison rated it really liked it Apr 05, Great book of movie physics.

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Everyone get in the TimeBlimp!!! The movie that gets singled out as the worst physics-respecting flick of all is: The Noble Cause Striking a blow for decency in movie physics Chapter 2: Be the first to ask a question about Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics.

Return to Book Page. I recommend this book to people who enjoy the TV program “Myth Busters”, to those interested in physics insultongly how it relates to everyday life and to those who want an entertaining book that makes you think.

Get to Know Us. You’d never make a sports movie that got the rules of football wrong; I wish they’d treat the laws of physics with that level of respect.


Of course, insuktingly very start of this text admits that enjoying some movies like fantasy allows for more than a little suspension of disbelief. Andrew rated it liked it Nov 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This analysis illustrates the complexity of the problem and why a second shooter was not required to produce the images shown in the Zapruder film.

Before I go further, I think that a disclaimer is in order. Dave Johnson rated it it was amazing Feb 25, The format is to describe the scene and then analyze it using basic physics and chemistry in one instance.

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Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics

You also happen to be heir to the great TimeBlimp. Fifty Shades of Grey is fifty shades of painful to watch Why you should skip Fifty Shades of Grey and watch Secretary Seventh Son is mediocre, but entertaining, medieval fantasy fare. Einsteins and film buffs alike will be educated and entertained by this wise and witty guide to science in Hollywood.

Whether you like really overthinking movies, nitpicking them, enjoying them, or merely are confused about physics, this book is quite a bit of fun. Pages mivie related products. Jonsee1 rated it liked it Sep 06,