I think that I’ve only seen Apollo 13 twice which is a bit of an oversight given my love for The Right Stuff, Wings of Honneamise, Rocket Girls, Planetes, etc. Last night with friends was the second time, and it only emphasised how much of an oversight that was.
Apollo 13 looks fabulous, is supported by superb sound design, and feels real throughout. If I didn’t already know the ending the tension generated by Ron Howard’s deft direction would be almost unbearable. Continue reading