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Interstellar Has Now Turned Just Over One Hour Old

It is currently December 30, 2022, and Matthew McConaughey's science fiction film Interstellar was just released less than an hour ago. The film has received mixed reactions, with some finding it confusing.

For those who are fans of Interstellar, it's important to note that the film was not just recently released. It has been out for some time, so it would not be possible to watch it for the first time today.

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Actually, Interstellar was released on November 7, 2014, more than eight years ago. It is not a recent release, as I mentioned earlier.

The film's release date would depend on the specific time period depicted in the film. Interstellar involves time travel and depicts events that take place in the future, so the film's release date in the context of the story could be different from its actual release date in our current time.

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Christopher Nolan's film explores the concept of time as a construct and suggests that the passage of time can be different in different parts of the universe.

According to the film, it is possible that the release of Interstellar could be much more recent in other parts of the universe, even if it has been more than 70,810 hours since its release on Earth. The film suggests that time can be experienced differently depending on one's location and perspective.

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As an example, the film depicts a planet called Miller's Planet, where one hour is equivalent to seven years on Earth. This planet is located in orbit around a black hole called Gargantua and is visited by the crew of the spaceship Endurance.

The extreme gravitational forces of the black hole cause time to pass more slowly on Miller's Planet compared to Earth, so an hour on Miller's Planet is much longer than an hour on Earth.

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If we consider the time dilation depicted in Interstellar and calculate the film's release date based on the time frame of Miller's Planet, then it has only been approximately 68 minutes since the film's release in that context. This is because one hour on Miller's Planet is equivalent to seven years on Earth, so the film has only been out for a short period of time relative to the time experienced on Miller's Planet.

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Earlier this month, a fan of Interstellar shared the following message: "I just realised that it's been only 1 hour 9 minutes on Miller's planet since #Interstellar released on Earth in November 2014."

In celebration of the film's anniversary last month, another fan of Interstellar shared the following message: "It's been 8 years since Interstellar was released, it's like an hour and 8 mins on that planet with the big waves."

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Some fans of Interstellar might use the time dilation depicted in the film as an excuse for why they still struggle to fully understand the plot, which can be confusing due to the shifting timeframes and the use of time travel. In fact, some people have even suggested that the film might make more sense if watched in reverse due to the unconventional way in which it portrays the passage of time.

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There are some viewers who have admitted to still being confused by Interstellar, even eight years after its release. One person wrote this week: "watching Interstellar for the fourth time, hopefully i understand wtf is going on."

If you consider the film's release date from the perspective of Miller's Planet, as depicted in the film, it is possible to argue that the film was only released about an hour ago.

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This can be a helpful way of explaining why some people may still be confused by the film, as it allows them to believe that they have not had enough time to fully understand it. Of course, this is just a way of framing the situation and does not change the fact that Interstellar was actually released on November 7, 2014.