Netflix’s Last Man on the Moon is a perfect bookend for First Man
Friday, 12 October 2018 There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching. Each Friday, The Verge’s Cut the Crap column simplifies the choice by sorting through the overwhelming multitude of movies and TV shows on subscription services, and recommending a single perfect thing to watch this weekend.
*What to watch*
The Last Man on the Moon, Mark Craig’s documentary about Gene Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 mission — which as of right now marks the final time America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration sent astronauts to the lunar surface. Drawing on home movies and vast archives of NASA footage, Craig tells a fairly complete story...