Grunt’s Sunday Night Movie Micro-Review: The Dish

On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, there’s only one movie I’ll be watching.  The one where Patrick Warburton plays a NASA engineer in Australia trying to get the moment of the first landing broadcast to the world.  This shockingly funny true story of the Australian contribution to the Apollo program, is one that every American should know, but sadly, most do not.  Aside from a great cast, including Sam Neill and Roy Billing, and superb direction from Rob Sitch, the Parks Dish, itself, is a huge feature of the film.  Preserved in perfect condition in its 1960s prime, it’s vintage computer gear in the control room will give any tech geek a thrill up the leg.  This unique film gets SIX out of five Grunts.  Heartily approved.


About GruntOfMonteCristo

Fearless and Devout Catholic Christian First, Loving Husband and Father Second, Pissed-Off Patriot Third, Rocket Engineer Dork Last.
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7 Responses to Grunt’s Sunday Night Movie Micro-Review: The Dish

  1. Looks like this is my 1000th post on 4GFC. Time is flying.

  2. Aussie says:

    The Dish is an extremely funny movie. I have watched it several times. Not sure if it is fact or fiction but it really is very funny.

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