Ed Driscoll

Nation Prepares for Triumphant Return to Moon this Summer

Well at least at the movies, as Transformers III has this trailer currently playing in theaters…

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…And a horror movie called Apollo 18 (by the looks of it, with a much lower budget) will be splashing down as well around that same time:

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As I think Ron Howard mentioned wen he was shooting Apollo 13, it’s more than a little ironic that movies about moon shots are now nostalgia pieces. On the other hand, it could be worse — anybody up for Stretch Armstrong: The Motion Picture? Let’s spin the Magic 8-Ball and check; it’s also coming to the Big Screen near you.

(All of which answers this question by John Nolte of Big Hollywood.)

(H/T: 5’F)