Today I did something that I rarely do. I paid to see a new movie. I usually like to wait a year or 30 before I watch a movie. I like to make sure that all of the reviews are in before I spend any money. But something drew me to see The Martian (2015). I thing it’s because Chris Matthews dropped a major spoiler on Hardball when he interviewed the stories author Andy Weir.
So on a Saturday afternoon I found myself sitting in the theater wearing my high-fashion 3D glasses. Yes I made the mistake on picking a 3D movie when I was interfacing with the machine that has replaced the human ticket seller. Did you know they now have assigned seats? But that’s another issue.
Back to The Martian (2015). I am going to say right off the bat that this was a very fine movie. The CGI was amazing and didn’t really need the 3D effect to carry the movie. Jessica Chastain was amazing but that … Continue reading