Monday, June 15, 2009

Moon…A simple and easy to remember title

In the new movie Moon, we get all of our energy from mining on the moon and we have sentient robot helpers. And, surprise surprise, all that fancy tech creates some pretty serious problems.

The movie surrounds the ordeals of Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell, turning in an incredible performance), a astronaut who's stationed on the moon to oversee the mining of Helium 3, a compound that the Earth now relies on for all of its energy needs. His only companion is Gerty (voiced by Kevin Spacey), a Hal-like robot with a yellow smiley face that acts as his helper and sole companion.

He's nearing the end of his three-year contract and is seriously ready to go home. Thanks to some busted communications satellites, he can only communicate with his wife and daughter on the surface via recorded messages, and the isolation has him at the end of his rope.

Read the rest here.

This looks like it could be a good sleeper sci-fi movie.

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