Ten years later, Sunshine remains one of the bleakest and most beautiful sci-fi movies ever made

September 9, 2017

The first time I saw Sunshine, it was in a room full of men (in my memory, the audience was at least 90 percent male). Afterwards, my friend and I spent an extra 10 minutes on the floor, trying to find his misplaced glasses. Despite the sub-optimal screening conditions, I remember feeling genuinely thrilled by what I’d seen. Sunshine, it seemed to me, was pointing to a promising new direction…