Red Planet – Antony Hoffman (2000)

Human kind has tried to create an atmosphere on Mars by shooting rockets with algae to the red planet. This worked initially, but when air levels drop, a crew is sent to investigate the matter.

In a story somewhat akin to “The Martian” a part of the crew gets stuck on the planet, trying to survive and ultimately: trying to get off again.

The box says that this is “the best science fiction since The Matrix”, but other than the presence of Carrie-Anne Moss there are not a whole lot of similarities. “The Matrix” is a futuristic spectacle, “Red Planet” is more of a possibly science based stories that are quite popular nowadays.

The film is quite alright too.

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