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Contact: The Gizmodo Retro Review

Contact: The Gizmodo Retro Review

Jodie Foster stars in Robert Zemeckis’ Contact, which opened 20 years ago today. All Images: Warner Bros. When Contact first opened, 20 years ago, I thought it was a masterpiece. For a soon-to-be high school senior, Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Carl Sagan’s novel was the perfect Hollywood mix of thought-provoking…

Yes, The Eerie Carl Sagan Prediction That’s Going Viral Is Real

Yes, The Eerie Carl Sagan Prediction That’s Going Viral Is Real

Did Carl Sagan really warn about a time in the future when manufacturing jobs would slip away, when the average person would have virtually no control over their political lives and when we would all cling to superstitions? Yes, Sagan did predict just that. The screenshot you may have seen…