Parents need to know that Ad Astra is a stunning, thoughtful sci-fi drama starring Brad Pitt.The title is Latin for "through hardships to the stars," and while the film has all the trappings of a great space adventure, space travel is just the setting.
- Tara Mcnamara
Ad Astra is something different, and if that's all you're looking for, by all means, give it a chance, but I don't know if I'd personally call it very good. Gimly M Super Reviewer See all Audience ...
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Sep 24, 2019 · Ad Astra is set sometime in the near future, and depicts a society that has focused on colonization of space, allowing the standard of living to stagnate. Initially, the plot sets up a vaguely ...
- Dani Di Placido
Ad astra is a Latin phrase meaning "to the stars". The phrase has origins with Virgil, who wrote in his Aeneid: " sic itur ad astra " ('thus one journeys to the stars') and " opta ardua pennis astra sequi " ('desire to pursue the high [/hard to reach] stars on wings').
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Sep 20, 2019 · Reviews Ad Astra Brian Tallerico ... Science fiction is often about search for meaning, but this one literally tells the story of man’s quest to find He who created ...
Sep 20, 2019 · As of this writing “Ad Astra” has an impressive MetaCritic score of 80 based on 50 reviews counted thus far — 46 of them positive, 4 somewhat mixed. Eight of those reviews rate it a perfect 100.
- Daniel Montgomery
Sep 23, 2019 · Ad Astra sets the audience up to expect a major revelation, the kind of science fiction spectacle that ends with a reveal that H. Clifford has merged with alien life, or that Roy makes an alien ...
- Richard Newby
Sep 26, 2019 · Ad Astra takes the elegance and mysticism out of space travel, making it seem a lot like flying on a plane with Hudson News stands and Applebee’s at the moon’s space stations and a $125 fees ...
Sep 24, 2019 · While researching this phrase, Gross stumbled upon a more classic Latin phrase: “ad astra per aspera.” It means “to the stars through hardship.” “I wrote ‘Ad Astra’ as a temporary placeholder name...
- Corey Plante