It's a solid effort, driven by a more than credible solo act by Sandra B. Yes, there was good and also very funny dialogues by George C, but it's very much a marooned and struggle to survive genre movie, which pits this movie squarely against powerhouses like Castaway, which to me is the gold standard of this genre.
And against Tom's effort, perhaps I am biased, as I like him,
he is the master, and she is merely the pupil. Even in Life of Pi, the
young boy did exceedingly well, and you also have to consider Robert
Redford's recent effort, and as much as I like Sandra, she isn't in the
Nevertheless it was a very enjoyable movie, with a
few holes in the plot, but the use of silence, space, and the twirling
about was very effective.
Any effects were secondary to the plot,
and Sandra had to carry the movie with the range of her emotions, which
had to change from confusion, fear, to resignation and finally courage
Wished the hallucination of George was
real, even if it was implausible, but I like nice endings and it would
have been nice to see him break the space walk record and live to tell
Nice use of surrounds, but it's not a big bad bass sort of show.
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