Apocalypse Later: Ad Astra Redux

I just want to start by saying I didn’t want to watch this film. It’s not that the film looked bad, cheesy, or uninteresting, but I don’t exactly have an affinity for a typical-seeming space adventure. Gravity was cool to see on the big screen, but not on a television. Life was all nihilism and no hope. Ad Astra seemed like somewhere in-between Deep Impact and Space Cowboys. It’s time to admit that I was wrong to doubt this film. Overview James Gray‘s newest film thrusts Brad Pitt into the eternal void from which there is no escape except a good ol’ fashioned cathartic father-son relationship. Roy McBride (Pitt) is an accomplished astronaut living in the somewhere near future, where commercial flights to the moon and Mars are no longer atypical (thanks, Richard Branson). Following a fatal accident where he was one of the only survivors, McBride is brought in

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Avengers: End Game of Thrones (Parabellum Hadron Gospel Hour Edition.)

Jim and Teal tackle the final installments of two global phenomenons, and the third chapter of a new one. Helping out is Jim and Teal’s special guest, Michael McQuilkin. Michael’s the costar and co-creator of the hit podcast series, Hadron Gospel Hour. First Jim grills Michael on the status of the long-awaited third season of Hadron Gospel Hour. Next up, is a trip back to 1982 where the Skeksis’ screech, and arms are ripped off faster than you can say, Nastassja Kinski. Finally, why did one franchise ending, The Avengers, receive universal fan acclaim, while another, Game of Thrones met with fan furor? One series that does please the boys is John Wick. What’s John got up his sleeve that’s so appealing? Get ready for one exciting hour of updates, debates, laughter, and movie memories!

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