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This fall at the movies, danger is the watchword

This fall at the movies, danger is the watchword

Why does Matt Damon keep getting stranded in outer space? Is he just hapless? In "Interstellar," Damon beckoned Matthew McConaughey to come check out his icy planet through the wormhole, though his true purpose in sending out an intergalactic Evite eventually became clear. Anyway, that was last fall. This fall, Damon's pretty much the whole show in "The Martian," director Ridley Scott's adaptation of the Andy Weir novel about an astronaut left for dead on the red planet. It's a problem-solving exercise, and early word on "The Martian" suggests there's room in the moviegoing universe for more than one "Gravity"-type showcase for an...

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