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« on: December 11, 2013, 07:09:27 PM »

the Wachowski sibling's next film.

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Jupiter Jones (Kunis) was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along—her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

from the title it sounds like this could be the start of a new series from them.
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2013, 07:42:49 PM »

It looks fairly fun I think.  Better than Cloud Atlas!
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2013, 08:36:41 PM »

I kind of thought it looked like it will be really dumb.   icon_neutral
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2013, 08:39:14 PM »

could be good to watch in the theater.  big dumb summer fun. 
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2013, 04:11:36 AM »

looks REALLY stupid and cliched.

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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2013, 05:48:20 AM »

Looks like any old sci-fi film out there these days. The Wachowski's really need new material. 'The Matrix' was on cable the other night and I was taken aback as to how watchable and enduring that movie is. Too bad they've not found another story like that since.
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2013, 06:53:04 AM »

They should just hire the writer they stole the original Matrix script from.

The Wachowski siblings are showmen, that's for sure. But as we saw with the last Martix movies, they have a real hard time putting any depth into their material.
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« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2014, 06:35:24 PM »

New trailer.   Looks pretty good.

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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2014, 12:57:48 AM »

Looks good. I hope that Sean Bean has a suitably epic death in this one.
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« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2014, 08:41:13 PM »

Delayed until February 2015

good sign or bad?  This was supposed to be out in 6 weeks
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« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2014, 08:51:02 PM »

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 11, 2013, 08:36:41 PM

I kind of thought it looked like it will be really dumb.   icon_neutral

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« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2014, 01:51:45 PM »

Quote from: Caine on June 04, 2014, 08:41:13 PM

Delayed until February 2015

good sign or bad?  This was supposed to be out in 6 weeks

Considering the movies that get released in February I think we all know it is a bad sign.  In fact it is probably more than bad.  It is pretty much a guarantee that the movie is terrible. 

Here are the lineups for Feb. 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010.

Studios don't move a movie to February unless it sucks. 
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« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2015, 07:23:25 PM »

Cool special effects? Check.
Sexy chick in tight leather outfit? Check.
Hot muscley shirtless Chan Chan?  Check.
BOROMIR?  Check.

What could possibly go wrong???
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« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2015, 11:34:50 PM »

It's another ambitious movie from the Wachowski's (The Matrix trilogy). Their movies are pretty hit or miss to most people. Their last one, Cloud Atlas bombed financially and was a pretty love it or hate it movie. I happen to think the Wachowski's are brilliant, and I was one of the love it category with Cloud Atlas, so I am totally psyched for Jupiter Ascending. You can never really tell how good a story is just from the trailer, but visually, it's pretty incredible.
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« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2015, 03:36:12 AM »

Loathed Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions. I loved the first Matrix, Speed Racer and Cloud Atlas.
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« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2015, 07:31:08 PM »

Quote from: farley2k on June 05, 2014, 01:51:45 PM

Quote from: Caine on June 04, 2014, 08:41:13 PM

Delayed until February 2015

good sign or bad?  This was supposed to be out in 6 weeks

Considering the movies that get released in February I think we all know it is a bad sign.  In fact it is probably more than bad.  It is pretty much a guarantee that the movie is terrible. 

Here are the lineups for Feb. 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010.

Studios don't move a movie to February unless it sucks. 
While I fully agree, some initial reviews of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" are pretty positive despite it's North American release date of Feb. 13 screaming "I'm terrible! That's why I'm out on this date!" I suspect the studio wasn't confident that "Colin Firth as Action Star" was gonna fly with US audiences. I'd love for something to break the "everything released in February is awful" tradition.

As for Jupiter, I agree it seems a Zero Confidence release date vote by the studio.
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