THE MARTIAN: The Light of Salvation | FCC 89

This image from THE MARTIAN shows Matt Damon as Mark Chatney.

In Ridley Scott’s latest film The Martian, Mark Watney is stranded on Mars and cannot save himself. He can survive for a while, but he cannot get back to Earth and attain his own salvation. He instead has to rely on his crew to save him, just like we have to rely … Continue reading

THE MARTIAN | Monday Movie Review

This image from THE MARTIAN shows Matt Damon as Mark Chatney.

It’s really difficult to not compare and contrast Ridley Scott’s The Martian to Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar since the former was released barely a year after the latter. Matt Damon returns to the silver screen in a space suit, except he’s the good guy this time. And Jessica Chastain actually gets to go into outer space … Continue reading

FANTASTIC FOUR | Monday Movie Review

This image from FANTASTIC FOUR shows Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell as Reed Richards, Sue Storm, Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm.

A superhero movie that flops out in the theaters can still become one of someone else’s favorite movies for the rest of their life (for me, that movie is Batman Forever; it apparently stunk in the box office, but I loved it for years and still will occasionally revisit it). 20th Century … Continue reading

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