Tag Archives: Space Mission

Return to Space (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): It’s awesome to return to space, but…

Netflix documentary film “Return to Space”, which was released yesterday, is engaging whenever it focuses on those numerous technicians and engineers working together for the common goal set by their wealthy but controversial employer. Yes, it is certainly awesome to … Continue reading

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Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): That fun time in the 1960s

Richard Linklater’s new animation feature film “Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood”, which was released on Netflix on last Friday, is as sweet, funny, witty, and whimsical as you can expect from his work. Starting with one silly and … Continue reading

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The Midnight Sky (2020) ☆☆(2/4): An SF film without much wonder and pizazz

Netflix film “The Midnight Sky”, which was released in theaters in here and US a few weeks ago and then is released on Netflix today, is a disappointment without much wonder and pizazz. While it starts with an interesting story … Continue reading

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Proxima (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Before she goes up to the space

French film “Proxima” is a calm and modest character study about one female astronaut trying to deal with a very demanding circumstance. While phlegmatically observing her professional and personal struggles, the movie delicately explores its main subjects including gender roles … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A vivid, riveting time capsule

Documentary film “Apollo 11” takes us right into that monumental space mission in 1969, and it did a pretty awesome job through its remarkable assembly of archival footage clips and recordings which do not look that old at all even … Continue reading

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First Man (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Inside Neil Armstrong

“First Man” is an ambitious but curiously detached drama about an elusive man who took one small step which was also a giant leap for mankind. While there are superlative moments vividly showing what he went through during his long … Continue reading

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Europa Report (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A Hard SF recorded on Found footage

When I heard about “Europa Report” at first, it looked like one of those ‘found footage’ horror films, and it really is. The movie mainly revolves around the video clips from a doomed space mission(this is not a spoiler at … Continue reading

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