The Oppenheimer film centers its narrative too closely to the great man myth of history. As a result, powerful themes such as the politics, economics and morality of the U.S. decision to use two atomic bombs in World War II are diluted by a rigid focus on a singular personality.
Cox, Ronald W.
"The Liberal Ideology of Oppenheimer,"
Class, Race and Corporate Power: Vol. 11:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/classracecorporatepower/vol11/iss2/5