I guess I'm in the 'I liked it' camp. Frankly I am perplexed at the negative press and hatred thrown at this film. It's a Disney movie. That should tell you something. It will be a movie that adheres to some pretty strict rules. The movie will have to appeal to the broadest family audience possible. It will not have a lot of controversial social commentary. The conflicts in the movie will be resolved without bloodshed or body parts being flung about and the movie will have a happy ending. So what did you expect? Aside from that I thought all the actors did a fine job with their parts and I liked what was done creating the martian world. I'm sorry many people didn't find any likable characters. I liked them. The humans looked and acted like real people to me. I found Ki, the martian tagger, especially appealing. Why? Well, I don't want to deconstruct it too much. Let's just say I wish I'd known somebody with her personality when I was younger. As to all the nit picking, well yeah, I did that too. If they put in all the 'how did they eat, shower, go to the can, and buy food stuff the movie would have been 6 hours long! That's what you use your imagination for after the movie is over. It's too bad this movie didn't get any respect. It really deserved better.