In First Man, Ryan Gosling turns fear and trial and error into heroism in his portrayal of Neil Armstrong.

Mission control: First Man’s storyline falls out of step

As Janet Armstrong, Claire Foy exclaims, “You’re just boys playing with balsa wood models!” to the NASA scientists preventing her from listening to the direct feed of husband Neil’s (Ryan Gosling) test flight. It’s a terrific dressing down of administrators more concerned with public relations than personnel, and a fitting description of space travel as […]