Screen Junkies Enlists Scientists to Debunk Time Travel Scenarios From Blockbuster Films

Screen Junkies host Hal Rudnick enlisted the help of University of Southern California physicist Dr. Clifford Johnson and NASA scientist Christina Heinlein to take on cinematic concepts of time travel in honor of recent films like Edge of Tomorrow and X-Men: Days of the Future Past. The conversation gets appropriately nerdy.

If all of the movies are really from the point of view of Wolverine, then there’s nothing wrong with Wolverine time traveling in his mind, as he kind of does in the movie. And then the time travel is perfectly feasible, because all we’re doing is changing his point of view — and then it’s not psychics at all.