It’s a cold, dark place we find ourselves in the space adventure genre, where the themes owe themselves more to therapy couches than astronomy. Today’s trio of the new Brad Pitt-starring “Ad Astra” (2019), the challenging and disturbing “High Life” (2019), and the ever-loving “Interstellar” (2014) shuttles the weight of children and fathers into deep space.
And speaking of important relationships, Noah and Chance recorded this episode together in Brooklyn! C’mon, that’s gotta be enough reasons to press play.
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Be Reel is a movie reviewing & reappraising podcast hosted by Chance Solem-Pfeifer and Noah Ballard.
Each time out, we select three movies based around a genre and call up guests ranging from submarine captains to Oscar winners. Then, we rate the movies, weighing both technical quality and entertainment.
Noah and Chance are old friends who mostly respect each other’s opinions. Even though Chance is a fool and a traitor. Find their show presented at ThePlaylist.Net and follow them on Twitter for the latest on Noah’s literary agenting and Chance’s work in the Portland arts scene.