Awe-inspiring First Man brings you the moon and stars
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The film is assembled with a measured and meticulous assurance, much like Armstrong himself. Chazelle stays away from wide shots to make First Man a distinctly first-person experience. We're locked inside the creaking, juddering, rattling capsules with Armstrong and his fellow astronauts, alarms squealing, dials going crazy and the sky yawing alarmingly in the corner of our eye.