The xeno-organism at the center of the new space thriller Life starts off microscopically small. By the time the movie’s over, it will probably generate some giant-sized nightmares.
In the just-released movie directed by Daniel Espinosa, a crew of scientists working on the International Space Station recovers a sample of a microbe from Mars. Nicknamed Calvin, the life form grows throughout the course of the movie and seems innocuous, playful, and maybe even curious. But then it starts killing humans.