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“Ad Astra” is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

“Ad Astra” is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

Do we get one big Astronaut movie from Hollywood every year now? It’s starting to feel that way. Ad Astra is the latest major studio movie about the perils of going into outer space. It’s a big serious movie that’s as much a character study as it is a space thriller about saving the world. […]

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Mackenzie Davis in Talks to Star in Terminator Reboot

The futuristic cyborg dust has just settled after the most recent Terminator reboot, but it looks like we’re going to be getting another one before too long. Unlike the more recent films in the franchise, though, this new reboot will have James Cameron involved, with Linda Hamilton and reportedly Arnold Schwarzenegger returning too. On top of that, there is the announcement that Halt […]

“Artemis”: An Evening With Andy Weir At Kepler’s Books

Author Andy Weir took the book world by storm with his hugely popular first published work, “The Martian”. Maybe you recall it being adapted into a film by Sir Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon that garnered numerous award nominations. Weir’s second novel “Artemis” just released last week from Crown Publishing, and luckily for me, the […]

Phil Lord & Christopher Miller To Direct Andy Weir’s “Artemis”

After the success of his first novel and subsequent film adaptation, Andy Weir, author of “The Martian”, has a new novel coming out in November called “Artemis” that’s already been optioned by FOX for a film. The big news today is that two directors just signed on to tackle the Artemis movie.  Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have […]


Rosario Dawson To Narrate ‘Artemis’, Andy Weir’s Follow-Up To ‘The Martian’

Yesterday, Audible announced the upcoming release of Artemis, Andy Weir‘s follow-up novel to The Martian… and it’s being narrated by Rosario Dawson. Artemis will be arriving on November 14th and according to “[Artemis] follows a small-time criminal who, while plotting the perfect crime, gets caught up in a conspiracy to control the moon’s first […]

Living Life As Matt Damon On Mars: We Review ‘ROKH’

Sometimes when you look at a movie you think to yourself “could I do that if it were real?” Case in point: The Martian. It’s a couple years old but it’s still a good film, featuring Matt Damon as an abandoned astronaut on Mars trying to survive until they can save him. I don’t have […]

Andy Weir On Why ‘Wonder Woman’ Sets Little Girls Up For Disappointment

Andy Weir, author of The Martian, has a much thinner filter than one may expect of mega-multimedia mouthpiece — which means he’s more entertaining that the usual PR-ed-to-death platitudes that occasionally crop up. Weir was a panelist at the Science Fiction, Science Future panel at Comic-Con today. But because this is Comic-Con, the presence of comics […]

Wanna Read The First Chapter Of Artemis, Andy Weir’s Next Book?

Andy Weir‘s first novel “The Martian” took the world by storm, a dusty red Mars storm.  It hit hard and fast, a masterful melding of humor, science, peril, and heart.  It was quickly scooped up by 20th Century Fox with Drew Goddard attached to direct the script he adapted. But then Sir Ridley Scott stepped in […]

The Martian – Checking Out The Extended Edition

In another “late to the party” moment, I sat down last night and watched the extended cut of The Martian. And I watched it with the extra 10 minutes, which for an already 141 minute movie is impressive. But take a moment and realize that the majority of his time on screen, Matt Damon is […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Dominate Saturn Award Nominations

The Saturn Award nominations have been released and leading the film categories is Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The sci-fi/fantasy film series’ return lead with fifteen nominations. Mad Max: Fury Road landed nine nominations, including a best actress nod for Charlize Theron. Matt Damon was nominated in the best actor category for his starring role […]

The Martian, The Revenant, Mr. Robot Win At The Golden Globes

“Comedy?” asked director Ridley Scott as he accept the best motion picture comedy at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards Sunday night. He thanked author Andy Weir, screenwriter Drew Goddard and he cast and crew, among others. Leonardo DiCaprio won for The Revenant as did director Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The film also won best picture drama. […]

The Martian Honest Trailer – How Often Does Matt Damon Need Rescuing?

The latest Honest Trailer from the folks at Screen Junkies focuses on the movie The Martian. In it Matt Damon plays an astronaut that gets left behind Home Alone style on Mars and must use all his knowledge (and some he shouldn’t have) to survive just in case someone comes back for him. The trailer […]

Mad Max: Fury Road Named One Of AFI’s Best Movies Of The Year

Mad Max: Fury Road has once again been witnessed. According to The Los Angeles Times, the film has been named one of the Best Films of 2015 by the American Film Institute. While the film certainly motivated internet culture — or at least certain Tumblr feeds — its relevance come awards time was never really […]

Mad Max: Fury Road Receives Golden Globe Best Picture Nomination

It never quite seemed possible for a film like Mad Max: Fury Road to get the attention of the critical community and yet, it has. Since the National Board of Review named it best picture of 2015, people have wondered if the film might actually be an Oscar contender. And, to be honest, it makes […]

Ridley Scott Appears To Confirm Michael Fassbender For Prometheus 2

Ridley Scott interviews are always interesting. As a filmmaker with at least seven trains of thought in his head at once, he can often offer elliptical answer to simple questions. Or, it could be a very clever way of evading an answer. Case in point, Deadline interviewed him about his upcoming film, The Martian and […]

Astronauts Brave Storm in New Martian Clip

Yahoo! Movies released this clip from the upcoming Ridley Scott film, The Martian. In the scene, it appears the mission has been scrubbed, but the astronauts must make a journey through a windstorm. The storm may be too much for star Matt Damon, though: Fans of Scott may recognize the suit-cam footage and even the […]

Second Official Trailer For The Martian Starring Matt Damon

20th Century Fox has released a second trailer for the Ridley Scott  directed The Martian. This clip gives us more of a sense of what the people other than Matt Damon’s stranded character Mark Watney are up to including an intense looking discussion between Jeff Daniels and Sean Bean… since Bean is on Earth in this […]