‘First Man’ Reviews Praise Damien Chazelle’s Revelatory, Gritty Space Drama

Damien Chazelle has done it again, apparently.

The filmmaker took home the Best Director Oscar for his last film, the fantastic musical La La Land, and the first First Man reviews have arrived for Chazelle’s ambitious follow-up feature.

Something of a passion project for Chazelle, First Man is a chronicle of the Nasa astronauts’ years-long journey to land on the moon, with Ryan Gosling filling the lead role of Neil Armstrong.

Chazelle has long described this as a “men on a mission” movie and not a traditional biopic, and indeed the first reactions to the film’s …

Read full article