It’s not often you see a movie on the cover of TIME, but here it is. All eyes are on "Interstellar" for the next few weeks. In the cover story, director Christopher Nolan and Oscar contenders Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain and co-star Anne Hathaway talk about the smart science behind the soon-to-be Hollywood blockbuster (go behind-the-scenes of the shoot).
"Interstellar" opens Tuesday night, November 4, in 70mm, IMAX and 35mm screens: 4k digital and regular digital will play wide Friday, November 7. Read our TOH! review plus six reasons why the movie isn’t a best picture slam dunk here. Our Q&A with Nolan, who reveals that he set out to make a modern-day "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," is here.