[FPSPACE] "Apollo 18" movie to be released in US in theaters in late April

Brett Harrison routier at tpg.com.au
Sat Feb 19 16:46:53 EST 2011



Sounds similar to the premise of the (hugely detailed and spectacularly  
unsuccessful) Apollo 18 computer game that was released quite a few years  
ago.



  On Sun, 20 Feb 2011 04:52:02 +1100, Peter Pesavento <pjp961 at svol.net>  
wrote:

>
> Last night, I happened to be “channel hopping,” and (unfortunately) came  
> across the show “Entertainment Tonight.”  Right when they were showing  
> an “exclusive” movie trailer for an upcoming sci-fi film entitled  
> “Apollo 18.”
>
>
> It attempted (stress the word attempted) to engage in a  
> pseudo-documentary verisimilitude presentation that an additional  
> “covert” manned mission to the Moon took place….(and apparently why we  
> have not returned to the Moon)…because the >astronauts were attacked by  
> critters unknown…
>
>
> I think its release date of April 22nd is 21 days late.
>
>
> I am only telling you about it because it is manned spaceflight  
> related.  Not to whether it is a well-done film, or the premise is  
> worthwhile.
>
>
> Here is a URL link to the “official movie website”:   
> http://www.apollo18movie.net/
>
>
>
> I think that the Apollo program was dramatic enough (in reality) than to  
> have this “re-imagining” of something that never happened.
>
>
>



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