Tag Archives: Mark Watney

“Everywhere I go, I am the first.”

         Source of Image         Ridley Scott’s The Martian tells a gripping, emotional story about Mark Watney’s journey living on Mars. Watney is originally stranded on Mars by his crewmates after being assumed dead in an accident, and has to survive … Continue reading

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Space movies are the best movies

After I saw the prompt for this extra credit blog, I was super excited. The Martian is one of my favorites movies of all time and now I get to write about it and analyze it. One of the most … Continue reading

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Awesome Millennials Beat Mars

The Martian, a movie directed by Ridley Scott, clearly shows two of the topics we have been discussing this semester in the English 1101 class: Adulting and Millennials. In the movie, Mark Watney, who is the main character, is accidentally … Continue reading

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From Knowing to Doing

Picture courtesy of: https://teaser-trailer.com/the-martian-movie-clip/ Within the first few minutes of The Martian, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself stranded on Mars all by himself. After recognizing that the next Mars mission wouldn’t be for four more years, Watney realizes that … Continue reading

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