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FilmBookCast Ep. 17 – THE MARTIAN

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The Martian Review Podcast. FilmBookCast Ep. 17 – The Martian (2015), is an audio podcast review in which FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio discuss their thoughts on the newest film from director Ridley Scott, The Martian.

The Martian is a movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, Benedict Wong, and Mackenzie Davis.

The Martian‘s plot synopsis: “During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.”


FILM NEWS (1:25)

Pacific Rim 2 delayed indefinitely

Seth Grahame-Smith to direct The Flash

Steven Soderbergh developing a “Choose Your Own Adventure”-style series.


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The Martian

SPOILERS (54:00)

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About the author

Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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