The Martian (mini-review++)

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Review process: two scores assigned: (I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me)

(***all-purpose SPOILER ALERT*** there may be some in this review)

(1) Shark Wrighter (SW) Score: Based on a sum of 5 sub-scores (acting, directing, writing/story, cinematography &/or animation &/or effects, editing) with 1 being terrible and 10 being terrific.

(2) Octopuses (0-5 🐙, with 5 being fantastic and 0 being feces)

The mini-review:

The Martian

acting 9

directing 8

writing 8

effects 10

editing 8

SW score: 43

4.3 out of 5 octopi

++ Just what the hell does Matt Damon have to do to win an Oscar? He was this movie. His mastery of the self-deprecating everyman hero archetype is on clear display here. Not many other actors could make this one-person show so compelling and entertaining.

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