The Martian

‘The Martian’ Featurette: Neil deGrasse Tyson Takes You on ‘Our Greatest Adventure’

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
So far, every bit of marketing for Ridley Scott’s The Martian has been pretty exciting — between the viral content, deliberately paced release of images and the trailers, someone at 20th Century Fox is well-deserving of a raise. The latest viral video features noted astrophysicist and Cool Guy™ Neil deGrasse Tyson in a fictional episode of StarTalk, examining the Ares 3 mission featured in The Martian.

‘The Martian’ TV Spot: Surprise, Matt Damon Is Still Alive!

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by Britt Hayes August 24, 2015 @ 5:12 PM
Honestly, 20th Century Fox hardly needs to hype up the release of Ridley Scott’s The Martian any more than they already have — we’re sold. But today brings a new TV spot for the upcoming sci-fi film, which makes excellent use of Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along the Watchtower” while showing off a little bit of new footage.

‘The Martian’ Trailer: Bring Matt Damon Back Home

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by Mike Sampson August 19, 2015 @ 8:02 AM
A crew of insanely smart scientists travel to a barren alien landscape. After an interstellar storm, one of the crew is left behind and presumed dead. He is, however, very much alive, and slowly begins plotting his return. No, it’s not the story of Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four reboot...OK, it is, but it’s also the plot for the upcoming Ridley Scott sci-fi drama The Martian, and today we’ve got a brand new trailer for you.

‘The Martian’ Viral Video: Matt Damon Ponders Life’s Big Mysteries, You Know, Like Aquaman

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by Britt Hayes August 4, 2015 @ 6:16 PM
The more we see of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, the more promising the film looks. Before the official trailer hit, 20th Century Fox released a viral video from the archives of the fictional Ares 3 spacecraft. A second viral video from the archives has arrived online, just as humorous and insightful — if not more so — than the first.

‘The Martian’ Photos Feature Matt Damon’s Isolated Astronaut

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by Britt Hayes July 29, 2015 @ 5:16 PM
The more we see of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, the more we wish we could see this film, like, tomorrow. Two new official photos along with two new magazine covers give us yet another look at Scott’s sci-fi drama, featuring Matt Damon as a stranded astronaut — but when the scenery looks that beautiful, maybe you don’t need to be rescued.

2015 Toronto International Film Festival to Include New Films From Charlie Kaufman, Michael Moore and Ridley Scott

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by Jacob Hall July 28, 2015 @ 11:06 AM
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Every noteworthy film festival has a specific personality, honed over the years as the programmers learn all about their audience. The personality for the Toronto International Film Festival seems to be “come watch every single movie you want to see from every single filmmaker you have any interest in” because year after year, the fest can’t help but amaze with its line-up. The 2015 slate is no different, featuring the latest films from Ridley Scott, Jean-Marc Vallee, Roland Emmerich, Stephen Frears, Tom McCarthy, Cary Fukunaga, and more.

‘The Martian’ Star Matt Damon Says This Movie Is Totally Different From ‘Interstellar’

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by Britt Hayes June 17, 2015 @ 6:07 PM
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For the second time in as many years, Matt Damon will be starring in a sci-fi film as an astronaut stranded all alone on a planet. In Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Damon played Dr. Mann, whose mental health went a bit wackadoo after he was left alone in space. In Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Damon plays Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars and struggling to survive. To further invite comparisons, both films star Jessica Chastain. But Matt Damon would like to assure you that these films are very different.

‘The Martian’ Reveals New Video and Two More Images, Trailer Reportedly Arrives Very Soon

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by Britt Hayes June 7, 2015 @ 1:17 PM
We sure have been seeing a whole lot of images from The Martian lately — Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi film starring Matt Damon has been dropping images left and right, and we still haven’t even seen a trailer yet. The latest stills from the movie feature Matt Damon (of course) and Jeff Daniels, while a new video introduces us to the crew of the Ares 3, giving us our first look at footage from the film.

‘The Martian’ Reveals Even More Images of Matt Damon’s Stranded Astronaut

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by Britt Hayes May 25, 2015 @ 1:31 PM
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Yesterday, we got our first peek at Ridley Scott’s upcoming film The Martian, featuring a very lonely Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars (hence the title, obviously). Today brings a batch of new images from the film, featuring even more shots of Damon all alone on the red planet, plus a bonus photo confirming that yes, there are other people in this movie — namely, Kristen Wiig.