Saturday movie review: The Martian

When I first saw previews for THE MARTIAN starring Matt Damon, I thought, Meh... seems just like GRAVITY.

THE MARTIAN isn't just like GRAVITY, but it is very much like it. An astronaut gets lost in space and fellow astronauts do their darnedest to save him or her. Only in THE MARTIAN, Matt Damon is stuck on Mars instead of floating about far off in space as Sandra Bullock did in GRAVITY.


That said, though, THE MARTIAN, based on the novel by Andy Weir, is light...

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