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‘Ad Astra’ is the terrible, majestic, urgent space opera for our time

10/10 In space, no one can hear you scream. No one can hear you do or say anything at all, in fact. That’s because in space, there’s usually no one else there. In the near future, the United States Space … Continue reading

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Triple 9 wastes excellent cast in hopeless mess

Sometimes a movie just doesn’t make sense. Not in a surrealist way that leaves you wondering what the monolith symbolizes, but in a practical way that leaves you wondering what the characters were doing and why. Triple 9’s plot is almost … Continue reading

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A brief history of space movies

With The Martian holding steady in the no. 1 spot, it’s time to take a look at how space has been used as a setting in movies over the years. The first space movie — the first science fiction movie, really — was the 1902 … Continue reading

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