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Richard Garriott: Man on a Mission Reviews

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January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 16, 2012
Garriott's story is unique, a stranger-than-fiction tale that is unlikely to be topped. And the images from space - crisp, spectacular, haunting - make it worth the trip.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 21, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 20, 2012
A self-made gaming mogul with a flair for theatricality buys himself a $30 million ticket to space via a Russian Soyuz craft.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 19, 2012
It's a bit precious in its narcissistic point of view, but still a kick to watch the hopelessly devoted astronaut wannabe fulfill his wildest dream.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 14, 2012
Revenge of the computer geek!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 12, 2012
"Man on a Mission," the most expensive home movie ever made, is one man's genial account of his trip into outer space.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 12, 2012
A must-see for stargazers of all ages.
January 12, 2012
The film summons up the childlike wonder and optimism inherent in space exploration, while examining how it's opening up to self-funded travelers.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 17, 2012
A genius at making money with computer games, space tourist Garriott will recoup little from this cartoon of a space adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 13, 2012
Timid documentary tags along on a man's $30 million ride into space without probing deep enough to provoke awe, insight or emotional involvement.
January 13, 2012
Completely lacking in imagination and purpose, this vanity project might suffice as a home movie, but it's hardly worth the expense and bother of seeing it in a theater.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 11, 2012
This documentary about a private citizen's journey into space plays like the most expensive home movie ever made.
January 10, 2012
It is difficult, in fact, to discern who the intended audience is for Man on a Mission, save aspirant cosmonauts with a fortune to burn up in the atmosphere or perhaps the Garriott family.
January 10, 2012
Oh, the things that money can buy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 10, 2012
Experiencing this doc can feel like being pinned to your seat by an excited 12-year-old who's watched Apollo 13 too often.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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