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The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

The Midnight Sky (2020)

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Released Year: 2020
Runtime: 118 minutes
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Directors: George Clooney


A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.



Entertainment Weekly - Leah Greenblatt
There are several arresting visual set pieces . . . And there's the more ordinary pleasure, too, of seeing this many good actors, snug and earnest in their jumpsuits, go to work. But the film often feels less like its own distinct narrative than a sort of greatest-hits amalgam of movies like The Martian, Gravity, Interstellar, Ad Astra, and all the others that came before.
IndieWire - Eric Kohn
While it struggles through some awkward plot twists and clunky tangents, The Midnight Sky never loses grasp of the chilly atmosphere that inspires every moment; if only it there was something fresh about that.
The A.V. Club - Jesse Hassenger
Gradually, Midnight Sky becomes a nailbiter—not over the fate of the Earth or the astronauts so much as whether its two storylines will coalesce into something more meaningful. Somewhat surprisingly, they do (though others’ mileage may vary even more than usual).
USA Today - Brian Truitt
The Midnight Sky doesn’t always have the smoothest storytelling, yet in Clooney’s capable directing hands, the film’s emotional core and human touch are never a waste of space.
Total Film - Jamie Graham
No ray guns, no tentacular beasties, just gravitas in a film that goes boldly about its business but never quite lands.

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