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Toronto 2022 Review: VIKING, Mars In Absurdia

If you follow the arc of Mars in the last hundred years of cinema, it’s representation evolves from a dreamscape utopian fantasy of early silent cinema, a place where anything was possible, to a swamp of horrors and creatures during...

Now on 4K: FOR ALL MANKIND, The Final Frontier Still Beckons

Al Reinert's stunning documentary is a wonder of independent filmmaking.

Review: HIDDEN FIGURES Takes on Segregation at NASA in 1961

Hidden Figures is a film that's spinning a lot of plates. There's the three main characters, there's the ticking clock of the space race, there's the gradual chipping away of institutional racism, et cetra, et cetra. It is impossible, however,...

Review: THE LAST MAN ON THE MOON, For Those Who Stare Into The Sky And Wonder

Initially more of a hagiography than a documentary, The Last Man on the Moon gradually expands beyond its worshipful stance to examine the U.S. space program and, in particuar, the contributions of the titular astronaut. The U.S. space program in...

From The Schoolyard To The Science Lab. Check Out The First Image From THE DIRTIES' Creators OPERATION AVALANCHE

It was back in 2013 that writer-director-star Matt Johnson and a team of super talented collaborators sent shock waves through the indie film scene with The Dirties. A largely improvised feature shot on an absolute shoestring of a budget The...