REVIEW: APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN
Mark Strong (Kingsman: The Secret Service) faces the cold vastness of space in the thrilling sci-fi drama APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN, arriving on DVD October 11, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Written and directed by Mark Elijah Rosenberg, winner of the Sundance Institute/NHK Award (2014), APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN follows Captain William D. Stanaforth (Strong) as he embarks on a one-way solo mission, taking humanity’s first steps toward colonizing Mars. Although the entire world is watching him, he is completely alone in a dark and distant sea of stars. Stanaforth rockets bravely through space facing insurmountable odds, but as the journey takes a toll on his life-sustaining systems, he is forced to make impossible choices that threaten his sanity, mission and very existence. The film also stars Luke Wilson (Concussion), Sanaa Lathan (Now You See Me 2), Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, August 31st) and Charles Baker (“Breaking Bad”).
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.39:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
Widescreen (2.39:1) 16x9
English 5.1 Dolby Digital,
French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
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Feature film in standard definition
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