The most surprising thing about "The Martian" is how relaxed and funny it is.
This week, in a review of the film represented by the still above, I got to mention Buddy Hackett. Perhaps you will see why. Also, I found the opportunity to work in references to Don Knotts, Franklin Pangborn, Jerry Lewis, M. Emmet Walsh, Roman Polanski's "Fearless Vampire Killers, or Pardon Me But Your Teeth Are in My Neck" (aka "Dance of the Vampires"), the Three Stooges and "No Country for Old Men."
What is this movie, you say? Well, take a look here.
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An interview with Michael Shannon on Freeheld, 99 Homes, Boardwalk Empire, and more.