Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is a man of science, but that doesn't mean he shuns pop culture. In fact, his new talk show, "StarTalk," on National Geographic Channel, melds the two fields. So he didn't hesitate to name his favorite sci-fi film.

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" 'The Matrix.' I like its internal consistency. I like its imagination. I like the cinematics of it. I like the idea. So it all came together for me."