Fusion Provides Another Premise for Cinema

Moon First it was Doc Oc gone bizarro in whichever Spiderman sequel that was.  Now it's the indie film "Moon:"

It is the near future and Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), a sort of corporate engineer/astronaut is nearing the end of a grueling three-year stint as the sole manager of a space station on the far side of the Moon. His employer, Lunar Industries, harvests the Helium-3 embedded in the moon from solar winds billions of years ago to use in controlled nuclear fusion that remedies the effects of earth’s depleted resources. His only companionship comes in the form of the HAL 9000’s distant cousin, GERTY (voiced by Kevin Spacey), a nearly sentient supercomputer that operates the station’s mechanical and electrical systems.