First Man ★★★★½

I hate this moon, charlie. It's smug aura mocks me.

Ever since I was a kid, I've always loved space. Even now, space is one of those things that's just always excited me on a deep, profound level. It's why I've always love science fiction. It's why I've always loved the story of Neil Armstrong. And to see that story told by one of my favorite directors with such passion and gravitas brought me to tears. Of all the moments, none hit me harder than the sheer intimacy of Neil taking his first step. No grand gesture. Just a footstep. A footstep that changed the universe.

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