Preview, Humans go digging for mineral riches…in space, in “Prospect”

It’s the one thing scientists and space entrepreneurs can agree on. That the commercial push into space could very easily be driven by the hunt for resources we use up on Earth.

With the Chinese buying mineral mines of every sort and magical batteries requiring those rare substances, getting our hands on them means a future that looks like “Outland,” a pretty good Space Western about mining a moon of, Saturn was it?

That seems to be the set up for “Prospect,” a Chris Caldwell/Zeek Earl thriller — horror, it appears — about looking for gold or some such in all the alien places.

“Prospect” premiered at South by Southwest and is “coming soon” to a cinema or VOD date near you.


About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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