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Ad Astra

#1 Post by raj101 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:04 pm

Fudgey nonsense, avoid. Nothing really works here apart from when finally (if you hadnt walked out by then) tommy lee turns up for a bit, but even thats a let down ultimately.

Effects are good, I guess.

Feels like Hollywood saw an euro arthouse sci fi movie and tried to "Orange Wednesday director" it. Why is it even called Ad Astra,(towards the stars) when it never leaves the solar system?

The take home message is the obvious "if you go looking for life out there, you miss out on your life back home". No shyt, Sherlock. Thats not even a spoiler, its so obvious.

2nd true turkey of the year, 1/5
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Re: Ad Astra

#2 Post by McG » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:08 pm

It's definitely nothing special and you're missing nothing if you don't see it. It's long . . .and, I hate to say, almost boring.
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Re: Ad Astra

#3 Post by snowman2k » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:58 pm

Over rated claptrap, the ending....face plant

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Re: Ad Astra

#4 Post by tonethestone » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:04 pm

Naff. Dull. 1/5
Best films so far 2019;
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Knives Out
Star Wars Ep9
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Re: Ad Astra

#5 Post by helenecolin » Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:47 pm

It was quite a long film for a very obvious ending.... Nothing much surprising, the plot is pretty thin and even the amazing CGI and other visual effects can't really save the day. I find it sad that such a good cast ended up in such a boring film.

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