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Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tom Hanks
Bill Paxton
Kevin Bacon
Ed Harris
Directors
Ron Howard
Screenwriters
William Broyles Jr.
Al Reinert
Bill Broyles
Running Time
140 minutes

Apollo 13
Ron Howard's wonderfully old-fashioned journey into space based on the 1970 attempted moon landing.


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Apollo 13

Plot
When a moon landing goes drastically wrong Houston control must bring their boys home.


Verdict
It may not be the best film of the year, but it's certainly made of the right stuff, and even though the tension dissipates ever so slightly towards the end, this is an exhilarating and believable journey to the dark side of the moon and (thankfully) back again. A blast.


Reviewed by Mark Salisbury

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