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Ad Astra Defies its Genre

Ad Astra Defies its Genre

Amaka Nwokocha, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Ad Astra, directed by James Gray and starring Brad Pitt, is a science fiction film that lacks science. It flies all the way to Neptune and back, but it seemed to me that Outer Space was only a tiny piece of the central plot. The film was actually about family, relationships, and humanness, and just ha...

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