Why is any of this happening. Who cares
Perfectly balanced between the melodrama of Interstellar and the icy character study of First Man, it seems the attractive forces cancel out and all that’s left is flaccid, ineffective nothing. The voiceover by itself would be enough to keep the film’s momentum at near-zero, but even the script itself is stilted, as well as constantly redundant, undermining visual cues and just plainly getting in the way.
As for positives, it often does look nice, but in a particularly hollow way: even…