Stowaway (2021) Review

Stowaway (2021) Netflix

STOWAWAY HAS A SETLLAR CAST WITH LACKLUSTER STORY

Stowaway (2021) was released by Netflix on April 22, 2021. The film stars an extremely talented cast with Anna Kendrick (Zoe Levenson), Daniel Dae Kim (David Kim), Shamier Anderson (Michael Adams), and Toni Collette (Marina Barnett). The director, Joe Penna, co-wrote this project with Ryan Morrison.

Now that we’ve got the important details out of the way, let’s get right into the Stowaway review – warning mild spoilers ahead.

The film jumps right into the action of liftoff and right off the bat, we’re expected to believe that the face shields being up is normal. Sheila wasted no time in pointing this out and giving me examples of why this wouldn’t be the case – like sudden depressurization for one. We’re then shown the beauty of space and Earth… after a poor CGI necklace slipping out of Zoe’s neck. We’re not even 30 minutes in and the film has already knocked us out of it with simple missteps.

Sadly, these continue throughout the film. While the actors bring in performances that shine – Anderson standing out among them – there is only so much they can do with a thin script. The premise of a stowaway is already a flawed one. The added weight should delay the flight as it risks losing the ship, its crew and mission. While the writers expect us to believe a greedy company would not delay things and put money over people, in this case it would be more detrimental to the organization. Should they lose them en route, their actions would be scrutinized and investigated on a global scale. It just doesn’t feel like a logical leap in this situation.

Add that to other little things: not being clipped onto climbing wires while out in space, one item that brings down the entire ship does not have a redundancy system, no one worries about food or fresh water while the entire story goes on. Even if they did manage to survive the oxygen concerns, how long would food and water last? The entire mission is a bust, but yet they still continue forward? Why can’t they turn around? We’ll never really know.

Overall, this is not a horrible film. It’s okay, but the potential was there for a much better project. After the trailer, I wanted more. Much like Prometheus, this was a letdown – despite the names behind it.


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FF 033: Wynonna Earp Make Your Peace?

#033. WYNONNA EARP MAKE YOUR PEACE?

Airdate: April 21, 2021

Season 4 of Wynonna Earp has been a rollercoaster ride. From the garden, to the fog, to the shield, to the Clanton heir and the #WayHaught wedding – we felt every moment. Forever Fangirls looks back at the questions we posted in our March 3rd episode, FF 026: Our Top 5 Wynonna Earp 4B Questions. What was right? What was unanswered? What are the Top 5 moments from the series thus far? Who won the Sheriffs of Purgatory Giveaway? Tune in to find out!

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FF 032: Wynonna Earp (S4 E12) Old Souls Review

#032. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E12) OLD SOULS REVIEW

Airdate: April 14, 2021

The season, possibly series, finale of Wynonne Earp is upon us. Everything has come down to this… one dress, one curse, two vows, one love… and the freedom to be happy. We apologize in advance for our tears throughout. Make sure to listen to the end for more information on our Sheriffs of Purgatory Giveaway! #ForeverFangirlsGiveaway

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FF 031: Wynonna Earp (S4 E11) Better Dig Two Review

#031. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E10) BETTER DIG TWO REVIEW

Airdate: April 7, 2021

Emily Andras packed so much into this episode… we simply cannot write a proper description without giving everything away. Simply put: Purgatory needs a shield, an angel, and a champion. In other words, the Ghost River Triangle needs a triangle of heroes to protect it.

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FF 030: Wynonna Earp (S4 E10) Life Turned Her That Way Review

#030. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E10) LIFE TURNED HER THAT WAY REVIEW

Airdate: March 31, 2021

The honeymoon period of the second half of Wynonna Earp season 4 is over. Prepare to face a foe we thought was gone and the rise of a new villain… in a form we at Forever Fangirls never saw coming. In the end, we both hear Doc saying “do not do this”…

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FF 029: Wynonna Earp (S4 E9) Crazy Review

#029. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E9) CRAZY REVIEW

Airdate: March 24, 2021

Trivia night in any other town would be a simple event. Purgatory isn’t like every other town. This night takes hold of Purgatory in so many ways. Forever Fangirls covers Wynonna Earp S4 E9… it’s a Chicken Kicking good time.

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FF 028: Wynonna Earp (S4 E8) Hell Raisin’ Good Time Review

#028. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E8) HELL RAISIN’ GOOD TIME REVIEW

Airdate: March 17, 2021

Halloween might mean fun costumes and candy for most people. In Purgatory, it means Rotten Jack going on a bloody rampage. With a mysterious fog, an extractor, fabulous costumes and some serious revelations… hell raisin’ definitely happened. Plus, who can fault any Earper for enjoying some Earp Sister time with a “baby girl” dropped in for good measure. 

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FF 027: Wynonna Earp (S4 E7) Love’s All Around Review

#027. WYNONNA EARP (S4 E7) LOVE’S ALL AROUND REVIEW

Airdate: March 10, 2021

Wynonna Earp is back with the second half of season four. Nicole and Waverly celebrate their engagement with the ones they love, while Doc and Wynonna are still miles apart inside. What happens when Waverly makes a bet with an unknown stranger? Well, hilarity ensues… but the darkness hides underneath it all. Join Forever Fangirls as they discuss episode 7, Love’s All Around.

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FF 026: Our Top 5 Wynonna Earp 4B Questions

#026. OUR TOP 5 WYNONNA EARP 4B QUESTIONS

Airdate: March 3, 2021

When we last saw our Earp family, some things were exactly where they should be while others broke us in two. With the second half of the season finally airing, after a delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some things we still don’t know. Forever Fangirls compiled a list of 5 questions we hope to have answered before the season ends. We also use the phrase – season ends – because we would really love it if another company came in and give us more Wynonna Earp!

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