What Killed The Mars Movie Fad?

People have been making movies about Mars for decades, but the real boom in semi-realistic Mars movies started about a decade ago — and ended pretty soon afterward. A spate of movies about Mars, some of which aimed to show the first human exploration of the planet, started around 1999 and stopped in 2002... just… » 3/11/08 4:30pm 3/11/08 4:30pm