So maybe Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek) didn’t mean to endorse the idea that the sun revolves around the Earth when she agreed to narrate The Principle. Maybe she did. I don’t care, what they’re going to say… facts never bothered her anyway.
Wait, I’m getting off track. I really just don’t care.
I don’t much care about what Mulgrew believes because I’m much more interested in what to make of the film itself. As you can see from the trailer that is at the center of the present controversy (Mulgrew speaks the first few words: “Everything we think we know about our universe is wrong”), the movie is plainly meant to be considered a documentary film:
Which is why I am delighted to share with you how IMDB chose to classify it:
Given my personal taste, I typically think of “science fiction” as a positive descriptor. But the world doesn’t revolve around me — and I’m fairly certain that, in this instance, it’s not.
Take one look at the logo above, then compare it to COSMOS —
— and you will instantly recognize that this movie is a classic Mockbuster (think Transformers/Transmorphers).