Tag Archives: The Martian

When all hope is gone

‘You just begin. You do the math. You solve one problem and you solve the next one, and then the next. And if you solve enough problems, you get to come home.’ Mark says at the end of the movie … Continue reading

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Adulting requires being on your own

Mark Watney, the main character of the movie, The Martian, is left alone by his fellow astronauts on Mars and has to fend for himself. Even though Watney is already an adult, the adjustment he had to make in order to … Continue reading

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The Long Way

source of photo Imagine being stranded on Mars. By yourself. Knowing that you will likely starve to death before rescue gets here. The movie The Martian talks about an astronaut Mark Watney’s journey on Mars and the challenges he conquers to … Continue reading

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“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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Becoming an adult is like being stranded on Mars, right?

Well, there Matt Damon goes again, getting terminally stuck on another planet (see: Interstellar). However, this time, he is not taking action against humanity. No, Damon as Mark Watney in The Martian comes to represent the capacity of man to … Continue reading

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The Martian and Independence

In the movie The Martian, Mark Watney is an astronaut that gets stranded on Mars after a storm takes place and the rest of the crew left him because they thought he died. However, Watney survived the storm and was … Continue reading

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Milestone of adulting is not limited to age–reflection of The Martian

I think The Martian is a great movie that can have positive effects on teenagers. Take myself as an example, whenever I feel like this is so hard and that there is no way for me to accomplish this, I … Continue reading

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Life on Mars and 365 Different Places

  When Hermes lifted off from the earth to perform Mars mission Ares III, one of the onboard NASA astronaut, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) wouldn’t have thought that he’s not going back with the rest of the crew. He was … Continue reading

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