3 thoughts on “The Martian [Blu-ray + Digital HD]

  1. Captain BlondBeard and the F-word ?? 3 reviews so far, and they all say it’s “Rocky”????????It’s not Rocky.My bottom line is that it’s technically and visually excellent, follows the book’s storyline very closely, but totally fails to tell the story. I would recommend reading the book first. If you read the book after seeing the movie, the book’s spoiled for you, but vice-versa, no. In fact there are a lot of things in the movie that don’t make sense if you…

  2. {3.5 stars}I’d heard nothing but great things about this film beforehand. After seeing it, my verdict is “Good, but far from great.” It certainly keeps your attention, and is an interesting mix of serious science fiction, survival tale, thriller-diller, and political intrigue. What it shows about NASA’s dilemmas in how/when they tell the public what is happening, how they assess the respective risks in their various options, and so forth are pretty…

  3. Directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Blade Runner, Alien) from a screenplay by Drew Goddard (World War Z, The Cabin in the Woods) based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, The Martian is one of the best hard-science scifi films to hit the screen in decades. Remarkably faithful to the novel and thoroughly engaging for its entire 144 minute length, this film is definitely worth taking in. It’s also worth seeing on the big screen for the cinematography – courtesy of Dariusz Wolski (Pirates of…

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