Author Topic: First Man  (Read 3406 times)

Offline bknight

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Re: First Man
« Reply #75 on: November 16, 2018, 11:12:10 AM »
I'd also note that that lets him gloss over the fact that a lot of Christians accept evolutionary biology.  Like the Pope.


I'd second that thought.
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Offline Dalhousie

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Re: First Man
« Reply #76 on: November 17, 2018, 08:32:56 PM »
I'd also note that that lets him gloss over the fact that a lot of Christians accept evolutionary biology.  Like the Pope.


I'd second that thought.

This Christian geologist and astrobiologist certainly does!

Offline JayUtah

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Re: First Man
« Reply #77 on: November 19, 2018, 10:20:21 PM »
I'd be careful about using The Right Stuff as a benchmark for movies celebrating spaceflight.

I don't.  But it's evocative of a style.  As history, it's sort of the Amadeus of spaceflight.
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Offline Dalhousie

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Re: First Man
« Reply #78 on: November 19, 2018, 11:07:37 PM »
I'd be careful about using The Right Stuff as a benchmark for movies celebrating spaceflight.


Not using it as a benchmark for movies in spaceflight - there are quite a few I thought better. But pointing out some stylistic similarities and shoutouts.