Sunshine

2007
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107 mins
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Danny Boyle's psychological sci-fi thriller set 50 years in the future. Follows a team of astronauts on route to a... More

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Sunshine | Ratings & Reviews

"Converting the nuclear sword into a ploughshare is not, however, as easy as that: and the movie also suggests a terrible and unalterable act of hubris in trying to augment the sun's fissile energy with a big bang of our own - or an unconscious, ambiguous kind of thanatos. Rather than endure a slow fadeout as the sun runs down, we will gamble on blowing it and everything else in the universe to kingdom come in one supremely risky act of helio-deicide. Superbly photographed by Alwin Kuchler and designed by Mark Tildesley, Sunshine is a thrilling and sensual spectacle...."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"But it remains compelling thanks to the acting and being technically convincing to the end. And for all that abundant solar glare, it's at its brightest as it attempts to illuminate some very big ideas..."

New Zealand HeraldNew Zealand Herald

"Boyle builds relationships and tension swiftly and successfully. The film is visually very cool, the stunning sets coupled with very stylish CGI make this movie gorgeous to look at..."

NewshubNewshub

"Aside from a last minute blip this is knuckle-gnawingly tense, gloriously handsome action-horror..."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"A liaison with the ship of a previous mission that had mysteriously disappeared, tips events into a confusion of horror movie shocks and generally unexplained weirdness. The idea is to send you out perplexed, but chattering over possible solutions, but the salty authenticity that made it so rich is lost in space, and a superb sci-fi movie becomes merely a very decent one..."

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Sunshine | Details

Runtime
107
Genre
Science Fiction, Thriller
Country of origin
UK