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Ad Astra (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Ad Astra takes a visually thrilling journey through the vast reaches of space while charting an ambitious course for the heart of the bond between parent and child.

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Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

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Cast

Brad Pitt
as Roy McBride
Tommy Lee Jones
as H. Clifford McBride
Ruth Negga
as Helen Lantos
Donald Sutherland
as Col. Tom Pruitt
Loren Dean
as Donald Stanford
John Ortiz
as General Rivas
Greg Bryk
as Chip Garnes
Kimberly Elise
as Lorraine Deavers
Anne McDaniels
as Shunga Hologram
LisaGay Hamilton
as Adjutent General Amelia Vogel
Kimmy Shields
as Sergeant Romano
Ravi Kapoor
as Arjun Dhariwal
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Brad Pitt is nothing short of phenomenal in this remarkable, poignant and visually arresting film from James Gray.

October 18, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

There's larger social commentary here, but the root of the drama is about a man learning to embrace the emotions he's kept buried for years.

September 30, 2019 | Full Review…

For most of its running time, Ad Astra amounts to a rather somber and sterile two-hour orbit.

September 27, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The film's Latin title means "to the stars." But the satisfactions of James Gray's project lie in a special branch of astronomy-not the study of planets, but of the supernova at the center of "Ad Astra": Brad Pitt.

September 27, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a very somber and moody film. The atmosphere is achieved beautifully.

September 25, 2019 | Rating: A | Full Review…

McBride is a man living without feeling, and Pitt's performance is beautifully restrained, expressing whole continents of emotion with the furrow of an eyebrow.

September 23, 2019 | Full Review…

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