ReAction!: Chemistry in the Movies

ReAction Chemistry in the Movies ReAction gives a scientist s and artist s response to the dark and bright sides of chemistry found in films most of them contemporary Hollywood feature films but also a few documentaries shorts

  • Title: ReAction!: Chemistry in the Movies
  • Author: Mark A. Griep Marjorie L. Mikasen
  • ISBN: 9780195326925
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ReAction gives a scientist s and artist s response to the dark and bright sides of chemistry found in 140 films, most of them contemporary Hollywood feature films but also a few documentaries, shorts, silents, and international films.Even though there are some examples of screen chemistry between the actors and of behind the scenes special effects, this book is really aboReAction gives a scientist s and artist s response to the dark and bright sides of chemistry found in 140 films, most of them contemporary Hollywood feature films but also a few documentaries, shorts, silents, and international films.Even though there are some examples of screen chemistry between the actors and of behind the scenes special effects, this book is really about the chemistry when it is part of the narrative It is about the dualities of Dr Jekyll vs inventor chemists, the invisible man vs forensic chemists, chemical weapons vs classroom chemistry, chemical companies that knowingly pollute the environment vs altruistic research chemists trying to make the world a better place to live, and, finally, about people who choose to experiment with mind altering drugs vs the drug discovery process.Little did Jekyll know when he brought the Hyde formula to his lips that his personality split would provide the central metaphor that would come to describe chemistry in the movies This book explores the two movie faces of this supposedly neutral science Watching films with chemical eyes, Dr Jekyll is recast as a chemist engaged in psychopharmaceutical research but who becomes addicted to his own formula He is balanced by the often wacky inventor chemists who make their discoveries by trial and error.

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    2 thoughts on “ReAction!: Chemistry in the Movies

    1. Mark A. Griep Marjorie L. Mikasen Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the ReAction!: Chemistry in the Movies book, this is one of the most wanted Mark A. Griep Marjorie L. Mikasen author readers around the world.

    2. While the chemistry and the film analyses were each interesting, the links between them were often tenuous, and the book as a whole felt rather disjointed.

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