The Martian brings fun back to Space Epics.

Ridley Scott’s The Martian is the third (and hopefully not the last) space-based sci-fi epic in as many years. Compared to its predecessors Gravity and Interstellar, Scott’s film is refreshingly light. Much of that credit goes to lead Matt Damon whose casual charisma helps us forget that much of his screen-time is spent alone. Another…

Interstellar: Much more than 2014’s Gravity

Before we get started, let me say two things. First, the bulk of this review will have minimal to zero spoilers and as such won’t go through all of Interstellar‘s (confusing) plot points. If I want to address something specific I’ll discuss it in the footnotes at the bottom of this page. Second, as could be expected, Interstellar has rallied the…

Gravity

So I’m a little late to the party on this one. Sheepishly, I’ll admit that one of the main motivations for writing this review and seeing the movie in the first place is all the Oscar buzz surrounding Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi adventure. After months of feet-dragging and ignoring the movie, I finally saw it last night, ignoring…