Let’s face it: you’ll be hard-pressed finding anyone to root for.
This inevitable followup to the commercially successful kidflick “Planes” is another PG-rated film aimed unapologetically at the preschool kids in the audience.
With its idiosyncratic take on the 99 percent/one percent income-inequality class system and environmental destructiveness at the forefront, the film has remarkable contemporary relevance.
This is a brilliantly realized, completely riveting, dread-drenched science fiction thriller about two astronauts stranded in orbit around Earth.
This movie’s attempts at slapstick are about as funny as a tax audit.
“Inspired by actual events” it may be, but inspired it is not.
That nothing is quite what it seems, a familiar approach in this kind of thriller, is fine. We only wish that the eventual revelations were more interesting and satisfying.
This epic tale of survival is unbelievable. Literally.