Ad Astra (2019)

Ad Astra (2019)

2019 PG-13 124 Minutes

Thriller | Science Fiction | Adventure | Mystery | Drama

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of hum...

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • ScreenZealots


    8 / 10
    “Ad Astra” is one of the most cerebral sci-fi films I’ve ever seen. The original story from writer / director James Gray gives an intimate look at the emotional toll that comes from being just one man lost among the stars in the vastness of... Read the full review »
  • Ad Astra galactically depicts sorrow, proving that no one can hear you cry in space. For the past few years, dramas set in the expansive dangers of space have been my bread and butter. Devouring them during my annual breakfast as I purposefully st... Read the full review »
  • d_riptide


    7 / 10
    I thought I was gonna be in the minority here. I knew “Ad Astra” probably wasn’t gonna be a cinematic achievement but I honestly thought it was gonna end up as just another space movie. I am monstrously surprised at how much I kind of enjoye... Read the full review »
  • SceneItReviews


    10 / 10
    Ad Astra is James Gray’s most recent masterpiece, combining the timeless story beats of Joesph Conrad with his signature melancholic and methodical intricacies. The film boasts a decidedly serious tone and a hefty thematic purpose, choosing to t... Read the full review »
  • Creeper3455


    8 / 10
    I'm so glad Abominable is flopping (judging from the Friday estimates). It looked terrible from the beginning,so why even bother? Anyway… Ad Astra can also be called Rad Astra,because yes,this movie is fucking gorgeous. Ironically Stellar,to sa... Read the full review »
  • Moviegeek98


    10 / 10
    A sincerely captivating character study that depicts sorrow and vulnerability in the outer darkness of space, “Ad Astra”, directed by James Gray, is an intense and cerebral journey that uses space as a metaphor for the main protagonist’s lon... Read the full review »
  • BarneyNuttall


    6 / 10
    What an intriguing trailer! Brad Pitt starring in a Solaris/2001 rescue mission for Tommy Lee-Jones, don't mind if I do. Granted, I was still riding the homoerotic Pitt wave from OUATIH, which would've had a profound effect on my initial trailer r... Read the full review »