Moon @ the Red Vic (through Wed.) Moon is one of my favorite films of 2009. Created by David Bowie's son Duncan Jones, the movie riffs off 2001: A Space Odyssey but has its own pop culture sheen and subtle humor. Without saying too much, it's the story of astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), whose ... More >>
I caught a showing of Moon, the debut sci-fi movie by David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones (also known as Zowie Bowie). The movie references classics like 2001 and Blade Runner, but it slowly twists into a chilling space odyssey that's slower than its inspirations, but leaves no less of an impact (Jon ... More >>
Every time I see this trailer for Moon, directed by David Bowie's son Ducan Jones, I get stupid excited all over again. How can the son of "Major Tom"--a man raised on two of my favorite authors, J.G. Ballard and Philip K. Dick--go wrong? Especially with Sam Rockwell as his main character? Film ... More >>
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