Ad Astra

This ethereal sci-fi flick features Brad Pitt in space. But it gets juicier – everyone’s favourite square-jawed hunk is searching for his long-lost father, who disappeared on a journey to the edge of the solar system. In doing so, he unravels an ancient mystery that threatens the very survival of life on Earth. Following in the footsteps of recent hard science fiction masterpieces like Gravity, The Martian, and First Man, Ad Astra is low on laser guns and jetpacks, opting to portray a more realistic representation of what space travel might look like in the near future. Expect plenty of gloomy silences and long stares into the abys.