It’s nice that we’re back to having a premiere where people who aren’t in the movie felt comfortable showing up just to get some face time. When I saw the title Moonfall, I knew it could only be a Roland Emmerich or Michael Bay disaster flick. Ding ding ding, the winner is Emmerich. Whoever at the production company wrote the IMDb synopsis needs an editor: In Moonfall, a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurdling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past, Brian Harper and a conspiracy theorist K.C. Houseman believe her. These unlikely heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love, only to find that they might have prepared for the wrong mission.
Even ignoring some missing commas and the accidental image of the moon leaping over hurdles on its way to Earth, there is a LOT going on in this blurb. I hope that when they get up there, they find out that the moon really IS made of green cheese and that the culprit is a massive space mouse.