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March 1, 2024

At the Movies: It's lonely in space for Adam Sandler in pensive sci-fi drama ‘Spaceman'

AP National Writer

David Bowie's Major Tom, sitting in his tin can. Elton John's Rocket Man, missing Earth and his wife. Matt Damon in “The Martian,” left behind to starve. Matthew McConaughey in “Interstellar,” weeping as he watches his kids age without him.

Much art has been made of the infinite loneliness of space travel. And how could it not? Loneliness may be a universal human condition, but what could be lonelier than being removed from the human race entirely?

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