SPACE ODDITY – Review by T.J. Callahan

Kevin Bacon is one degree of separation from his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, as he co-stars in her directorial theatrical feature debut. Bacon plays a flower farmer who is trying to keep his family’s legacy business alive on Earth while supporting his troubled son Alex’s wish to live on Mars in Space Oddity. Alex says space is safe and so was Sedgwick with her storytelling.

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SPACE ODDITY – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Kyra Sedgwick’s directorial debut is a charming little film with lofty aspirations. Space Oddity is about a young man named Alex (Kyle Allen) who is preparing for his upcoming trip to Mars. No, he is not an astronaut and, no, this is not a NASA-sanctioned mission. Rather, he has been enlisted by a private group whose legitimacy is questionable at best. But, despite his family’s misgivings, he is determined to leave behind the life he knows for a one way trip to a world no one has ever even visited.

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ROSALINE – Valerie Kalfrin

Welcome to Rosaline, a retelling of Shakespeare’s tragic love story from a modern comedic bent—and centered on the woman who infatuated Romeo before he gazed upon Juliet. Blending period settings and costumes with anachronistic language and humor reminiscent of 2001’s A Knight’s Tale, it’s an amusing enough adventure that gets better as it goes along.

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