Manned space exploration has been stuck in orbit around our own planet for nearly fifty years. Is it time to change all that?
Our band of intrepid explorers have a mission–to find a suitable location to start a colony on the red planet. Failure is not an option.
The underlying issue of the film is really about belief and disbelief. Why is it that some people are so willing to not believe something? And the antithesis is also important: why are some people willing to believe something?
With a compelling story, great acting, and fantastic visuals, The Martian is a worthy film to be considered for this year’s Best Picture nomination.