2009-07-29

Moon


We went to see this at the Little Theatre yesterday. It was a good film for a number of reasons:
  • It had the tension and excitement of a thriller.
  • The aesthetic of grubby hi-tech was well done.
  • The technology was believable.
  • Its characters were interesting.
  • The dialogue was well written.

There were flaws though. I had a sense that the plot was a shade unrealistic, or worse, fell short on integrity. For example, it wasn't clear exactly what was happening with the communications to Earth. It's probably that I didn't understand it properly!

As ever with this type of story, the robot is the most interesting character. I think this is because it forces the viewer to think about what it means to be human.

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