First to the Moon Reviews

July 18, 2019
[DIrector] Hildebrandt... finds an entertaining pace that makes great use of its subjects with their stories, recollections and anecdotes.
June 28, 2019
First to the Moon moves at rocket-launch speed, chockfull of engrossing episodes.
June 11, 2019
Informative docu on Apollo 8, too slow for younger kids.
June 6, 2019
This is a film that will revive all your childhood dreams of becoming an astronaut.
June 4, 2019
Despite its flaws, First to the Moon is undeniably great.
June 4, 2019
Making good use of a veritable treasure trove of archival material ... Hildebrandt walks us through the highlights of the voyage, as well as of NASA's history up to that point.
June 4, 2019
First to the Moon may take us on a journey but the small screen doesn't quite do this story justice.
May 30, 2019
Not an instant classiclike "Apollo 11," still an entertaining recollection of the memorable Apollo 8 mission and the men who flew it.