Jupiter Ascending

OK, I admit that I had my one-line synopsis of Jupiter Ascending ready before I ever set foot in the theater. You have to be a little suspicious when you’ve seen a movie’s trailer month after month, seemingly coming and going, especially when the names attached are none other than the Wachowskis (of The Matrix …

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Speed Racer

Speed Racer may just be this generation’s new Tron. No… wait… I take that back. Tron, though notably a kind of stinky movie, was still certainly a memorable film for its time and is worth an occasional revisit. And over the years, Tron, despite its flaws, grew in cult status as a sort of video …

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Cloud Atlas

The popular and acclaimed novel Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell was deemed unfilmable, and it is not hard to see why. The plots span at least four centuries (maybe more? the future is uncertain) and six separate stories. Throw in three directors (Lana and Andy Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer) and a massive cast (including four …

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