Not many actors can make "being alone on a planet for 140 minutes" interesting, but not a lot of actors are Matt Damon. That's not ground-breaking news by any means, but it's still refreshing to note that The Martian is smart, sleek filmmaking for adults and a terrific showcase for both Damon and director Ridley Scott.
And you know what?! We've got even more to say about this uplifting adventure through the cosmos. Andrew and Steve traverse the barren frontier of Mars, debate whether the famed Scott is as good as his hype dictates, and wonder "what's with all these space movies lately?" It's another episode of the In Reel Deep Podcast!