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The Darkness of Netflix’s The Midnight Sky

How the film obscures the thrill of exploration.

“The Midnight Sky” — Netflix

Netflix’s The Midnight Sky presents itself as a spin on Interstellar’s premise of cosmic and environmental disasters grounded in family bonds, only with a returning space crew rather than a departing one. And while the film doesn’t skimp on disaster or on family, it ends up looking a lot more like The Day After

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