My Thumped review of The Martian An engrossing adventure tale whose 'hard sci-fi' credentials have been oversold, I think. #link 2015.10.05 @ 20:34 // Screen // You were reading My Thumped review of The Martian, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Screen and was published in October 2015. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. You can also buy me a Ko-fi.