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Moon

Featuring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey & Dominique McElligott

Format: DVD | Rating: 15 years & over

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  Bowie Junior makes a Classic

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Duncan Jones was once known as Zowie Bowie (Son of David) and like his Father has made a Classic.
Moon is a one man Movie and Sam Rockwell is brilliant. Moon reminds me of the thoughtfull intelligent Sci Fi of the Late '60s and early '70s. The Moon scapes are totally realistic and the whole movie is as perfect a Sci Fi movie as i have seen.
What a debut for Duncan Jones..a Classic at his first attempt, can't wait for his next movie.

  One small step for sci-fi...

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Expertly crafted, from a visual standpoint, to writing, and last but not least, Sam Rockwell's stunning performance. There's a glossy sheen to this indie-ish sci-fi film that gives it that extra bit of oomph. The script is an impressive and immersive exploration of the human being, and what it really means to be alive.

  Great Moonvie !! :)

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Sam Rockwell continues to show amazing talent in this sci-fi mystery, if you like movies like Outland (Sean Connery) then you will like this , Rockwell holds the viewers attention brilliantly , simple story and shot with great attention .. top film !

  Strange, but excellent!

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"Moon" is a great movie which has a very unique and memorable plot. The film stars Sam Rockwell (Wild Bill from "The Green Mile") as an astronaut who has spent almost three years on the moon mining helium-3 for "Lunar Industries". As it is coming to the end of his three year long shift he becomes desparate to return home to his wife and child. As things begin to unfold Sam realizes that things aren't as simple as he assumed they were.
Sam Rockwell gives a truly touching performance as Sam Bell and Kevin Spacey does a great job providing the voice of Sams loveable robotic companion. The scenes which show the moons surface and planet Earth are gorgeous and great to show off your television.
"Moon" is a fantastic film which is well worth a viewing!

  Bizzare and Different

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Borderlining on surreal and fantasy Moon takes you into space on a journey of confusion and frustration. Compared in many ways to 2001: A Space Odyessy, this isn't your average sci-fi flick, it's a little more trippy and maybe a little darker on the senses side.
The story at first seems complex but it quickly explains itself and as long as you have an open enough mind you'll love it. It'll make you think and perhaps even have you coming up with answers for questions you haven't been asked.
The directing is stylish and contemporary, it gives your eyes a feast but manages to keep you focussed on the story infront of you.

Overall: Moon is a sci-fi flick but not your average one, it has a lot more on the mental side, it'll make you think. But along with the drama and more touching side there's still a solid sci-fi story.
Good Watch, Recommended

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  Completely original!

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Moon is one of the most original and well scripted films ever made. Sam Rockwell gives an emotionally charged and poignant performance as Sam Bell which should have earned the actor an oscar. It's a fantastic first feature film for Duncan Jones.

  Trippy Sci-Fi Mystery

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Found this movie to be enjoyable aswell as engaging.
The story was good and interesting, with only a few dips in the narrative.
Sam Rockwell was brilliant in it. And Kevin Spacey is perfect as the voice for the Robot.
Probably not an easy watch if ur looking for a fast paced sci-fi movie, this one has more of a Reflective feel to it.

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  THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON!

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Despite being forgotten by most and being a lot more low budget than many of movies that have come out Moon is one of those little gems of great cinema that combines a fantastic script, a strong performance by its lead, some decent (and somewhat nostalgic) special effects and a brilliant music score making it, in my opinion, one of the best films from 2009. For starters theres the brilliant script which really gets you thinking covering many different themes such as large money hungry corporations, renewable energy, loneliness, the pros and cons of things like artificial intelligence and cloning all the while linking everything back to the Sci-Fi element and the existence of pretty much everything.

As many have said Moon is pretty much a one man show and Sam Rockwell is amazing at keeping you glued to the screens with the complexicities of his character(s) who you soon start to feel attached to as a result. As well as Rockwell there are a couple of well known faces who add their talents to the movie, the equally brilliant Kevin Spacey (The Usual Suspects) is amongst them adding his very recognisable voice talents to the proceedings. In addition there is also the classic effects work that Moon provides, choosing to use a lot of models instead of overused computer generated imagery to get some of the unfilmable sets across and despite the fact that sometimes you can tell they are using models the whole thing is done brilliantly and for older viewers it will certainly be slightly nostalgic of the special effects from classic TV series and movies from yesteryear. These effects are also not shoehorned in to make up for a lack of story which was also nice to see. Finally theres the magnificent soundtrack from Clint Mansell which is mysterious, eerie, saddening but has that added layer of hopefulness about it and on many occasions throughout the film it really helps set the tone for the viewer.

All in all this is a fantastic little British (and yes it was British for a change!) film that seems to have been forgotten by most which is sad as there is clearly a lot of talent with the team behind the film as is evident by the fantastic display they put up on the screen. I do get the feeling however that its audience are more likely those that prefer a good story and strong acting (as opposed to those that will watch a film solely for the action etc) or an older target audience, yet that being said I would urge anyone to buy and watch this film because it is one of the best of British cinema and one of the better films from 2009.

  Out of this world

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Very well written & expertly played out by Rockwell. A great nod to set & prop era Sci-fi leaving no glossy effects to cover over poor plot.

Heart felt, lonely & downright aweomse!