In a new interview, The Martian’s Drew Goddard discusses how to script a blockbuster with mass appeal—without dumbing down its science elements: trust that your audience is actually willing to learn, and put special emphasis on the story’s universally relatable emotional aspects. [Deadline]

The Martian has premiered... just not on this planet. The astronauts on the ISS managed to get the first exclusive screening of the upcoming Ridley Scott scifi movie about an astronaut who gets left behind in the vastness of space (Mars, specifically).

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