NASA has never really been a fan of "Interstellar", a sci-fi film which visualises an odyssey in space, and has never hesitated in expressing it either. It took to Twitter, the snide comments regarding "Interstellar" win at the Academy Awards 2015 and for good measure, posted a video of Eddie Redmayne, who won the Best Actor, explaining the importance of NASA's space missions.
Just before the Academy Awards ceremony, NASA posted a picture of planets and tweeted, "While @Interstellar is up for awards, @NASAKepler works to find new planets: http://1.usa.gov/10HWw5 #OscarsRedCarpet".
They posted another hate tweet against the sci-fi movie with, "In @Interstellar, they explored new worlds. @NASAKepler really finds them".
The cut stung deeper, when, instead of using an actor from the space sci-fi movie "Interstellar", they asked Redmayne, the actor who immortalised world-renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking in the biopic "The Theory of Everything", to speak about the space missions of NASA.
— NASA (@NASA) February 23, 2015
Even Hawking, impressed with Redmayne's performance in "The Theory of Everything", wrote a short and sweet congratulatory message to the actor: "Congratulations to Eddie Redmayne for winning an #Oscar for playing me in The Theory of Everything Movie. Well done Eddie, I'm very proud of you. –SH"
On the contrary, when "Interstellar" won the Oscar for "Best Visual Effects", NASA tweeted: