30 Sep '15, 6pm

At Last, the Great Martian Movie

At Last, the Great Martian Movie

With the release on 2 October of The Martian , the century-long affair has finally been consummated. The swashbuckling, big-budget Martian is not just the first outstanding movie set on Mars but also arguably the first time Hollywood has thrown serious money at a pure “hard” sci-fi story. At long last, the staples of cinematic sci-fi—space travel, derring-do, and survival on a forbidding extraterrestrial world—have come together in a believable, tightly compelling, and thought-provoking plot. No aliens needed.

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