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Lights, Camera, Science! Movie Night

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Find out what prompted the review "The race for the worst movie of the year is on!" when The Planetary Society screens the laughable sci-fi flick Mission to Mars as part of its Lights, Camera, Science! Movie Night series. The movie follows a rescue team sent to investigate a Mars mission gone horribly wrong. Brian De Palma was nominated for a Worst Director Razzie for the '00 space adventure, and critics had a blast lambasting the Tim Robbins and Gary Sinise flop, dubbing it "2001 for Dummies." Following the screening at Chicago's Adler Planetarium, a panel of experts will hold a discussion examining the "science" offered up in the film. They'll take a crack at answering all your probing film-related questions ... that is, unless you're stuck asking only a confounded "Wait ... what?!?"

Note: This event is not sponsored by The Planetary Society. The Society has no control over, or responsibility for, the content or operation of events sponsored by other organizations. All inquires should be directed to Andy de Fonseca.


Lights, Camera, Science! Movie Night
May 22, 2015 - May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM CST
Adler Planetarium
1300 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60605

United States
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Please direct all inquiries about this event to Andy de Fonseca at

The Chicago Planetary Society will screen the laughable sci-fi flick "Mission to Mars" with a panel of experts holding a discussion examining the "science" offered up in the film.
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