Jim Norman finds Ad Astra to be both an intriguing character study and a distant disappointment.
This story really has it all. Really it does; astronomy, physics, chemistry, two dying stars spiralling into one another (resulting in a cataclysmic explosion) and a whole lot of gold, the earth’s mass in gold to be precise! It all started in a galaxy not too far away – about 130 million light years away […]
Gravity, Birdman, The Revenant. What do these three brilliant films have in common? Answer: they all share the same cinematographer, Emmanuel ‘Chivo’ Lubezki, who just won his third Academy Award in a row. That’s a pretty huge achievement, yet with all the talk being about Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar, Lubezki’s historic achievement has […]