While Brad Pitt delivers a captivating, delicate and dramatic performance, the real star of Ad Astra is the solar system
The film is saturated in realistic elements, and none are more striking than the details of space itself. Not to give too much away, but there are *some* planets shown in the film. And they will leave you awestruck. This isn’t the first time that realistic planets have been featured in a sci-fi film, but the way they pop off the screen in Ad Astra is certainly unique.
One reason why the cosmic visuals in Ad Astra are so stunningly realistic is that, particularly for the moon and Mars, the movie incorporates real NASA imagery and footage of space.
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