As the National Geographic Channel slowly steps toward offering more scripted entertainment, here’s a memo for the network’s programmers: More Valley of the Boom and less Mars, please!
When did politics seep into a possible bright future for colonizing the Red Planet? Sadly, the accurate answer is Season 2 of Mars, when a private corporation competes for resources with the pre-established international scientific coalition and too much drama ensues.
The exact moment when Mars switched from science fact/docuseries with dashes of futuristic science fiction to inevitable horror in outer space is when I fully realized this National Geographic series could get a bigger audience and should get the green light for… Continue Reading →
Exploring the Red Planet absolutely fascinates me. There’s quite a few stories that I absolutely adore that focus on Mars, the planet, including National Geographic Channel’s global event series, Mars.
Per Matt When it comes to underdog movies, I’m a huge fan. I absolutely love them. There’s something about a group of characters overcoming huge odds and finding success by the film’s conclusion that always interests me. But when you… Continue Reading →
“Space is defined by the strange relationship between failure, risk and innovation.” That self-describing quote is the basis for the global event series, Mars, which airs on the National Geographic Channel.