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Old 18-10-2018, 06:03 PM
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His character does seem a dour soul his kids seem to agree thats him ?


Buzz as far as i can read hasn't said much on the realism the Film

(aside the flag ) tried to capture even on his personality .


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Still reckon that the best part of this movie is the end dealing with the moon landing.. great CGI and great music. I also didn't mind the way Chazelle ended the movie.

Apparently the scene where Janet Armstrong confronts Deke Slayton didn't actually happen. When NASA turns off the intercom (squawk box) during Armstrong's Gemini emergency Janet did go to NASA but she was denied entry to the base. Poetic license in practice.
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It is a great movie. Sceptical about the sounds effects. Would a spinning capsule really sound like an accelerating jet engine?
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It is a great movie. Sceptical about the sounds effects. Would a spinning capsule really sound like an accelerating jet engine?
The RCS thrusters would sound like that
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I saw this again today, mainly for the moon walk scene, which is quite spectacular.

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And no Oscars for acting, one would think.
On second thoughts, Claire Foy is quite good. In few words, she manages to give her character (Janet Armstrong) great depth. I have no idea whether it's an accurate portrayal or not, but it comes across well. Possibly nomination-worthy in the 'Best Supporting' category.
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Saw this last weekend at Imax.
A wonderful, very immersive medium for a space movie
Shakycam scenes were kinda annoying, and the ultra closeups too, but I guess that’s just the directors method of focusing on the human story.
Goslings depiction of Armstrong was a bit Spock like, made me wonder if he was meant to be a tad Aspergers?
Longish movie but the time passed quickly - overall very enjoyable and all the space/rocket/moon scenes were very well done!

PS: the moon walk seemed a tad anticlimactic- soooo barren, as in - is this it?

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