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“Sure, it’s minimalist, but it’s chic.”

Moon

Sam Rockwell (Confessions of a Dangerous Mind) stars (in fact, is the only star) in this micro-budgeted sci-fi miracle. Rockwell plays an astronaut stuck on far side of the moon supervising a lonely mining station. One day, he stumbles across, well, himself. Is he going stir crazy or are other forces at work? Director Duncan Jones (son of David Bowie) has fashioned a smart, convincing slice of sci-fi minimalism here. See also: Notable minimalist science fiction titles from the Netflix Watch Instantly world by Devin D. O’Leary (08/30/2010). 97 minutes R.