This week in Film — FANTASTIC FUNGI and AD ASTRA

What an odd combination of recommendations. One of the earth, the other of space. One of connection, the other of separation. One of a forager, the other of an explorer. One of… You get the picture.

As Ad Astra takes over IMAX and multiplex screens this weekend, Fantastic Fungi holds its world premiere at Denver’s Sie Film Center. Both are worth your time — though only one demands to be seen on the biggest screen around — and both are reviewed here and here.