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Ad Astra | Average Guy Movie Review

When an unexplained phenomenon causes major electrical surges across the globe, astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) is tasked with a top secret mission. It seems that the source of the phenomenon is Neptune, and is possibly linked to the "Lima Project" - a mission to search for intelligent alien life, long thought lost, which was led by Roy's estranged father Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones). With the surges getting worse and more frequent, threatening all life on Earth, Roy will have to travel across the solar system and wrestle with his own inner demons, if he's going to save the human race and find out what really happened to his father.



There are some stunning vistas in James Gray's space travel epic, but as "The Lost City of Z" director demonstrates; journeying through the stars is as dangerous as it is beautiful. Ad Astra is possibly one of the most accurate depictions of life in space, and makes for an interesting look at commercial space travel in the ne…