See this film: 12 Monkeys [with science writer Carl Zimmer] @ the Coolidge

If you've seen Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Project Nim this year, you owe it to yourself to see what might be Terry Gilliam's best movie, Twelve Monkeys (1995). A phantasmagorical riff on Chris Marker's short La Jetée (1962), it stars Bruce Willis as a poor schmuck from a future dystopia enlisted to travel through time to undo the plague begun by a well-intended but delusional animal rights activist played by Brad Pitt. Worth it if only for one of the most disturbing endings of any science fiction movie ever. Could it have any basis in fact? Stick around after the screening to discuss the matter with science writer Carl Zimmer, guest speaker for this installment of the Coolidge Corner Theatre's wonderful Science on Screen series. The Coolidge is at 290 Harvard St, Brookline | Monday, December 12 @ 7 pm | $9; $7 students, seniors | 617.734.2400 or

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