‘Ad Astra’ soars, taking the human condition with it

The phrase “Ad Astra” is Latin for “to the stars.” The movie “Ad Astra” makes reference to this in its opening with a red, inky font that calls to mind the opening crawl of “Blade Runner”; the word “replicant” practically bleeds. It’s the first of many allusions director James Gray (“The Immigrant,” “The Lost City… Continue reading ‘Ad Astra’ soars, taking the human condition with it

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