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Space Station 76 (2014) - Movie Review


This is a movie centered around a space station in the distant future when a new co-captain arrives. The fun thing is that the future shown is through the lens of the 70's era and its sci-fi films. The whole movies is just about the random daily lives of some of the inhabitants of the space station and an impending doom that is coming towards them.

Liv Tyler leads the movie as the new arrival at the station and the co-captain. She is joined by Patrick Wilson, who plays the captain. They both delivered great performances, especially Patrick Wilson and the rest of the cast wasn't too shabby either. And in a movie like this, that is what really counts.

Now, this movie might come as a comedy, but it is actually more drama with a bit of comedy, and that too of the dark kind. And I thought some of the comedic stuff was handled pretty well, although it was quite subtle. Could have used a bit more fun.

The special effects were low grade, but they were rarely used. The inside of the station was all sets, and nice ones too. The setting, along with the soundtrack choices really did gave the feel of the old sci-fi films.

This movie is definitely not everyone's cup of tea but I kinda found it entertaining, seeing how people were living in that station. Their habits and social interaction etc.

7/10

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