The Martian

“Ad Astra” is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

"Ad Astra" is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

Even The Martian, the most fun and optimistic of the recent Astronaut movies touches on moments where Matt Damon has to fight back despair over being marooned on Mars, more than the original book did.In Sad Astronaut movies, being an astronaut and going into space isn’t just a mission for King and Country but a[...]

James Cameron at a ceremony as Gale Anne Hurd is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California

James Cameron Still Believes in the Power of Science Fiction, But Maybe Not Superheroes

And then you have scientifically responsible science fiction like The Martian or Interstellar.”He went on to say: “Science Fiction is kind of a commercial genre It’s not really  an elevated dramatic genre In fact it’s a genre as opposed to humanistic storytelling But I would argue until I am blue in the face that science fiction is the quintessence[...]

Mackenzie Davis

Mackenzie Davis in Talks to Star in Terminator Reboot

She also appeared in Sir Ridley Scott's The Martian as the telescope tech who discovered the survival of Mark Watney.This is really exciting, and the possibilities are endless for what this new story could be There was the reveal of a Terminator 3 script that was never realized where Sarah Connor (Hamilton) had actually faked her death, and[...]

"Artemis": An Evening With Andy Weir At Kepler's Books

Author Andy Weir took the book world by storm with his hugely popular first published work, "The Martian" Maybe you recall it being adapted into a film by Sir Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon that garnered numerous award nominations.Weir's second novel "Artemis" just released last week from Crown Publishing, and luckily for me, the official[...]

Phil Lord & Christopher Miller To Direct Andy Weir's "Artemis"

After the success of his first novel and subsequent film adaptation, Andy Weir, author of "The Martian", has a new novel coming out in November called "Artemis" that's already been optioned by FOX for a film.The big news today is that two directors just signed on to tackle the Artemis movie  Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have had[...]


Rosario Dawson To Narrate 'Artemis', Andy Weir's Follow-Up To 'The Martian'

Yesterday, Audible announced the upcoming release of Artemis, Andy Weir's follow-up novel to The Martian.. and it's being narrated by Rosario Dawson.Artemis will be arriving on November 14th and according to "[Artemis] follows a small-time criminal who, while plotting the perfect crime, gets caught up in a conspiracy to control the moon's first and only[...]

Living Life As Matt Damon On Mars: We Review 'ROKH'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sometimes when you look at a movie you think to yourself “could I do that if it were real?” Case in point: The Martian It's a couple years old but it's still a good film, featuring Matt Damon as an abandoned astronaut on Mars trying to survive until they can save him I don't[...]

Andy Weir On Why 'Wonder Woman' Sets Little Girls Up For Disappointment

[caption id="attachment_689836" align="alignright" width="359"] Photo from NASA/James Blair and Lauren Harnett[/caption]Andy Weir, author of The Martian, has a much thinner filter than one may expect of mega-multimedia mouthpiece — which means he's more entertaining that the usual PR-ed-to-death platitudes that occasionally crop up.Weir was a panelist at the Science Fiction, Science Future panel at Comic-Con today[...]

Wanna Read The First Chapter Of Artemis, Andy Weir's Next Book?

Andy Weir's first novel "The Martian" took the world by storm, a dusty red Mars storm  It hit hard and fast, a masterful melding of humor, science, peril, and heart  It was quickly scooped up by 20th Century Fox with Drew Goddard attached to direct the script he adapted But then Sir Ridley Scott stepped in[...]

The Martian – Checking Out The Extended Edition

In another "late to the party" moment, I sat down last night and watched the extended cut of The Martian And I watched it with the extra 10 minutes, which for an already 141 minute movie is impressive But take a moment and realize that the majority of his time on screen, Matt Damon is[...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Dominate Saturn Award Nominations

Mad Max: Fury Road landed nine nominations, including a best actress nod for Charlize Theron.Matt Damon was nominated in the best actor category for his starring role in The Martian Director Ridley Scott was also nominated alongside Mad Max's George Miller, The Force Awakens' J.J Abrams and others.On the television side, Supergirl debuted strong with[...]

The Martian, The Revenant, Mr. Robot Win At The Golden Globes

Robot won best series, drama while Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle took home best series, comedy.The complete list of winners:Best picture, drama: The Revenant Best picture, comedy or musical: The Martian Actress, drama: Brie Larson, Room Actor, drama: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant Actress, musical or comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Joy Actor, musical or comedy: Matt Damon, The Martian Supporting actress: Kate Winslet,[...]

The Martian Honest Trailer – How Often Does Matt Damon Need Rescuing?

The latest Honest Trailer from the folks at Screen Junkies focuses on the movie The Martian In it Matt Damon plays an astronaut that gets left behind Home Alone style on Mars and must use all his knowledge (and some he shouldn't have) to survive just in case someone comes back for him The trailer[...]

Mad Max: Fury Road Named One Of AFI's Best Movies Of The Year

It also received a number of Golden Globe nominations in key categories.The complete AFI film list also included The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Carol, Inside Out, The Martian, Room, Spotlight, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Straight Outta Compton The group also announced its best of television list, which recognized The Americans, Better Call[...]

Mad Max: Fury Road Receives Golden Globe Best Picture Nomination

Curiously, The Martian was nominated in the Best Picture -- Comedy category, which is an odd classification for the the film Here's the full list:Motion Picture -- DramaCarol Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant Room SpotlightMotion Picture -- ComedyThe Big Short Joy The Martian Spy TrainwreckActress in a Motion Picture -- DramaCate Blanchett, Carol Brie Larson, Room Rooney Mara, Carol Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn Alicia Vikander, The Danish[...]

Ridley Scott Appears To Confirm Michael Fassbender For Prometheus 2

Case in point, Deadline interviewed him about his upcoming film, The Martian and asked about his fascination with space The topic led to Prometheus 2 and the director was asked if Michael Fassbender was returning as capricious android David Scott's response: Oh, yes He and I are friends, because we also did The Counselor And, I[...]

Astronauts Brave Storm in New Martian Clip

Yahoo! Movies released this clip from the upcoming Ridley Scott film, The Martian In the scene, it appears the mission has been scrubbed, but the astronauts must make a journey through a windstorm The storm may be too much for star Matt Damon, though:Fans of Scott may recognize the suit-cam footage and even the windstorm[...]

Second Official Trailer For The Martian Starring Matt Damon

20th Century Fox has released a second trailer for the Ridley Scott  directed The Martian This clip gives us more of a sense of what the people other than Matt Damon's stranded character Mark Watney are up to including an intense looking discussion between Jeff Daniels and Sean Bean.. since Bean is on Earth in this[...]