Let me start off by saying I thought both Interstellar and Gravity were absolutely brilliant productions. Ad Astra is yet another powerful space movie that combines one heck of an affecting performance by Brad Pitt and eye-popping cinematography to create something truly special. The story of an astronaut who travels to the edge of the solar system to find his missing father, the film can be a heavy watch with its existential themes. Nevertheless, its heart is in the right place and it never loses sight of its hero’s complex journey.
Thanks to Pitt’s performance and its ambitious visuals and themes, Ad Astra is a captivating success.