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What’s new in The Martian – Extended Edition Blu-Ray and DVD release?

This Wednesday, The Martian follows its huge box office and home release success with an updated release on DVD and Blu-Ray. The Martian – Extended Edition comes with two cuts of the film, the theatrical release,  and a new extended version that runs an extra ten minutes. You can read a full review of the two disc Blu-Ray edition HERE, but here we’ll give you a bit more insight into what you’ll find in this new version of the film. Warning though – some major spoilers are ahead.... Continue Reading

Blu-Ray Review: The Martian – Extended Edition (M15+) (USA, 2015)

The Martian is the much anticipated adaptation of Andy Weir’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name – a book which is as fascinating in its rise to notoriety as the content itself. Released in 2011 as a self-published, free-to-download ebook by the author (he released it chapter by chapter on his website before sticking it on the Kindle for 99c), it wasn’t long before the book’s popularity garnered a publishing deal.... Continue Reading

DVD Review: The Martian (M) (USA, 2015)

The Martian is the much anticipated adaptation of Andy Weir’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name – a book which is as fascinating in its rise to notoriety as the content itself. Released in 2011 as a self-published, free-to-download ebook by the author (he released it chapter by chapter on his website before sticking it on the Kindle for 99c), it wasn’t long before the book’s popularity garnered a publishing deal. This saw it re-released in 2014 with an expedited script treatment by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, Lost),  landing the first time author’s work in the hands of acclaimed science fiction filmmaker Ridley Scott (Aliens, Prometheus, Blade Runner). And now this week, the film finds its audience in cinemas around the world. ... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: The Martian finds revenue on Mars!

Surely NASA and Fox are in cahoots here. First the earth shattering announcement that they have found water on Mars and now The Martian, Ridley Scott’s newest has done some amazing numbers in the box office. I’m probably a nut, but conspiracy theories aside, Mars is getting all the spotlight lately as the space drama rakes in an impressive $6 million in its opening weekend in Australia. Debuting simultaneously in The States, it made $54 million bringing its worldwide gross to a very comfortable $98 million.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Martian (USA, 2015)

The Martian is the much anticipated adaptation of Andy Weir’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name – a book which is as fascinating in its rise to notoriety as the content itself. Released in 2011 as a self-published, free-to-download ebook by the author (he released it chapter by chapter on his website before sticking it on the Kindle for 99c), it wasn’t long before the book’s popularity garnered a publishing deal. This saw it re-released in 2014 with an expedited script treatment by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, Lost),  landing the first time author’s work in the hands of acclaimed science fiction filmmaker Ridley Scott (Aliens, Prometheus, Blade Runner). And now this week, the film finds its audience in cinemas around the world.  Continue reading Film Review: The Martian (USA, 2015)