Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harri
Mark Glass, Patch blogger:**** (PG-13) There have been plenty of movies that were close to being one-actor tours de force with their star stranded in Spartan or hostile environs - Spencer Tracy in Old Man and the Sea; Tom Hanks in Cast Away; Sam Rockwell in Moon; Sigourney Weaver in Alien; the upcoming Robert Redford nautical solo, All is Lost, to name a few. This one gives us Sandra Bullock as an astronaut who is more schooled in science than flight, finding herself alone in orbit after her vehicle and communication with NASA are wiped out by space debris. Read the full review.
Run Time: 45
Starring: Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch
Rated: Not Rated.
Mark Glass, Patch blogger:*** (NR) This IMAX documentary is the latest feature to appear at the Saint Louis Science Center. The production took five years, 14 trips to Israel, and innumerable rounds of negotiations with leaders of all the religious and ethnic factions whose history and beliefs are largely centered in less than a single square mile of walled buildings known as the Old City. Read the full review.