Given a budget estimated at anywhere between $60 million and $80 million, this space epic's extravagant special effects are appropriately spectacular. If only they were at the service of some kind of real story. In the year 2020, NASA
is mounting its first mission to the angry red planet, headed up by Commander Luke Graham (Don Cheadle). Everything goes fine until he and his three-person crew start poking around a mysterious mountain; their investigation sets off some kind of intense special-effects reaction (one highly
reminiscent of THE MUMMY's sandstorm, come to think of it), and Graham is the only one left standing. In a desperate race against time, a rescue te...