Posts Tagged ‘Moon’

Moon 1Here is what Moon is, since most reviews seem deathly afraid of revealing its shocking twists: it is a solid, thought-provoking piece of science fiction; it is grounded in the dilemma of its warmly-developed central character (and a showcase for the always awesome Sam Rockwell*); and it is well-directed,  focused on story and character over FX (in fact, it’s almost quaint in its use of  models over CGI).

Here is what Moon is not, despite what the reviews (and the trailer, which to its credit, does backflips to keep potential viewers from immediately figuring out what’s happening) might have you believe: it is not particularly shocking or twisty.