Its not often that great science fiction movies come around. Moon is one of those. It is not a high budget, blow up everyone, race through space type movie, it has no great special effects and it basically has only one cast member. What the movie does have is a great story line and a great plot. Sam Rockwell (Choke) plays Sam Bell, the lone worker who has a three year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Helium 3 on the moon. Sam is alone because Lunar Industries is more interested in saving money than in his well being. His only companion is Gerty (voiced by Kevin Spacey), a computer much like the Hal 9000 from 2001 a space odyssey. (in fact the computer was designed with Hal in mind). Gerty's sole function is to help Sam maximize profits for Lunar Industries. However things are not as they seem to be. Communications have broken down and the only way Sam has to communicate with Earth is by a relay through a Jupiter satellite link. After an accident Sam finds himself back at his base in the medical center with no memory of what has happened and there is another person there watching his every move. With the help of Gerty he tries to figure out what is going on. Sam Rockwell puts in a very good performance in this movie, much better than some of his earlier movies. Keven Spacey, as the voice of the Computer works very well. The only down side to the movie is the plot emerged a bit early, it could have been left to the imagination a bit longer without affecting the movie at all. A very interesting side note: There are quite a few Biblical references in this movie. See if you can pick them out. If your a Science Fiction Buff you will want to see this movie.
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