“Outland” (1981) sends Sean Connery to clean up Jupiter’s dirty moon…

“This moon ain’t big enough for the both of us.” From all accounts, writer/director Peter Hyams (“Capricorn One,” “2010: The Year We Make Contact” ) wanted to make an honest-to-goodness western in the late 1970s, but following on the successes of “Star Wars” and “ALIEN”, it was clear that the big money at that time…

“The Wandering Earth” (2019) is an ambitious Sino-sci-fi epic that gets a little lost in space…

The current Chinese blockbuster, “The Wandering Earth” (based on a novella by Cixin Liu), is “Armageddon” meets “Snowpiercer,” with a touch of “The Day After Tomorrow.” The entire Earth in peril, engaging leads, a few one-note comedic supporting characters, and tons of action. It’s rubber-stamped box office bank. Director Frant Gwo puts together an amazing-looking…