Ad Astra (2019)

PG-13   |    |  Adventure, Drama, Mystery


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Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.


6.5/10
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Director:

James Gray

Writers:

James Gray, Ethan Gross

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12 December 2019 | ThomDerd
8
| Br Ad Astra is a good film.
Hello from Earth, Moon, Mars, Neptune, Space. Brad is all over the place. The film starts with a great sequence for approx. 7 minutes, which is captivating and visually stunning. Unfortunately, then it gets to a slow-burn mode till the story develops a bit more and we get to see another visually impressive sequence past 30 minutes. It does get more interesting later on and together with the visual impact (a kind of dreamy action sequences) and the nicely written score you will want to sit this through the end. Acting is good and for fans of Brad Pitt, this works perfect as he is in almost every scene. Science...well i am not an expert here but the things portrayed in the film are not really tied to exact science. It is the future after all and humanity knows more, right? I would not read too much into that; it will help you enjoy the film more. In contrast with some negative and maybe unrealistic reviews that I read here, if you like a mix of mild father-son drama together with sci-fi, this is a very nice film to watch. 8/10

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Release Date:

20 September 2019

Language

English, Norwegian


Country of Origin

China, USA, Brazil

Filming Locations

Santa Clarita, California, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,001,398 22 September 2019

Gross USA:

$50,188,370

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$127,461,872

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