Balancing Science And Storytelling In Film : Short Wave Astrophysicist Adam Frank is a big fan of science and movies. He's even been a science adviser to Marvel's "Doctor Strange." So we asked Adam to give us his sci-fi films of the decade - movies that tell us about striking the right balance between science and storytelling. Here are the movies we couldn't get to in the episode: 'Annihilation' (2018), 'Coherence' (2013), 'Gravity' (2013) and 'Looper' (2012). Plus, Adam's favorite TV show of the decade was 'The Expanse.' | Follow Maddie on Twitter @maddie_sofia. And email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

Sci-Fi Movies Of The Decade (Sort Of)

Sci-Fi Movies Of The Decade (Sort Of)

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Astrophysicist Adam Frank is a big fan of science and movies. He's even been a science adviser to Marvel's "Doctor Strange." So we asked Adam to give us his sci-fi films of the decade - movies that tell us about striking the right balance between science and storytelling.

Here are the movies we couldn't get to in the episode: Annihilation' (2018), 'Coherence' (2013), 'Gravity' (2013) and 'Looper' (2012). Plus, Adam's favorite TV show of the decade was 'The Expanse.'

Check out Adam's 2016 piece about 'The Expanse,' which he calls the "best science fiction show in a decade."

Plus, read his thoughts on 'Ad Astra.'

Follow Maddie on Twitter @maddie_sofia. And email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez and edited by Viet Le.