Salma Hayek

Martian melodrama 'The Space Between Us' crashes to Earth

Martian melodrama 'The Space Between Us' crashes to Earth

There are movies about the wonders of space travel — a short list would include “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Solaris” and “Interstellar” — that seek to test the audience’s perceptual limits, altering our sense of time and place so as to usher us into the vast frontier of the unknown. And then there are movies like “The Space Between Us” — though happily, not too many — which take the vast frontier of the unknown and whittle it down to something obvious, familiar and dispiritingly pocket-sized.

I suppose it could be worse. The soundtrack, for all its loud surges of pop dreck, at least has the decency to omit a certain Dave Matthews Band song — the one...

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