In the Shadow of the Moon - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

In the Shadow of the Moon Reviews

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October 6, 2007
The movie fills us with wonder, and pride, and a tugging sense of loss.
October 6, 2007
Successfully recaptures the feeling of what made the Apollo missions so special.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 6, 2007
A fascinating, surprisingly funny and extremely moving new documentary about the Apollo space program that really does have the right stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 5, 2007
...a moving reminder of an impressive achievement...
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2007
The documentary would play well in a double feature with something on the four food groups.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 3, 2007
A rousing achievement that makes us wish we could once again reach for -- and touch -- the stars.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 30, 2007
...an entertaining and informative film that reveals so much about an event you think you already know about.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 28, 2007
A stunning artifact, a reminder of a time when Americans of all stripes could look up to the sky and feel uncynically patriotic.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 28, 2007
The astronaut interviews are fun and occasionally moving...
September 28, 2007
It's a satisfying and heartening reminder of what a glorious thing a small group of men once contrived to do.
Read More | Original Score: B+
September 28, 2007
The film is a history lesson, certainly, but history as seen through the eyes of the men who made it.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 28, 2007
The contrast between the near-surreal space footage and the down-to-earth men who were actually in those spacesuits is awe-inspiring.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 28, 2007
It's a well-timed tribute to American initiative and courage...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 28, 2007
There's vibrant visual poetry here.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 28, 2007
Fills you with pride for your country and your species...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 28, 2007
This is an enthralling documentary even if you have seen the story told before.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
September 27, 2007
It certainly is fascinating.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 27, 2007
A fascinating, funny and moving documentary -- possibly the best screen exploration ever of the Apollo program.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 27, 2007
An enthralling documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 27, 2007
Rather than an in-depth political look at what the space program meant then and now, Sington instead concentrates on getting us as close as we'll ever get to taking the trip ourselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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