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The Martian

The Martian
Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2015 | PG-13. 2hr 24min
CAST: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor DIRECTOR: Ridley Scott Science on Screen


Join The Grand Cinema for Science on Screen! The event will include a presentation by Andrea Munro, assistant professor at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. She is a physical chemist and nanoscientist whose research is focused on understanding the surface chemistry of nanocrystal quantum dots. Topic: Making Water on Mars? The chemistry behind water splitting and synthesis.


During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards. Winner of 2 Golden Globe Awards (Best Picture & Best Actor). 

Charming and exciting without ever losing sight of its tale of humanity, and science.
Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
Science is front and center as Matt Damon is left to his own wits as he tries to survive The Red Planet until a rescue team arrives. Destined to become a Sci-Fi classic!
Jeffrey K. Howard, Movie Guys with Jeff & Dave
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