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Old 11-23-16, 10:29 AM   #26
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Old 11-23-16, 10:56 AM   #27
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

Very interested in this, still.
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Old 11-23-16, 11:44 AM   #28
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

Jennifer Lawrence has already been nominated for an Oscar for this.
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Old 11-23-16, 11:49 AM   #29
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Doesn't matter, Natalie Portman will win for Jackie. Lock it down.
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Old 11-23-16, 12:22 PM   #30
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Too late, Lawrence has already won.
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Old 11-23-16, 12:28 PM   #31
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Too late, Lawrence has already won.
Undeserving if she can't put on a face like this

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Old 11-23-16, 12:42 PM   #32
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Undeserving if she can't put on a face like this

Whoa, did The Revenant turn into The Shining part of the way through? I still haven't watched it all.
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Old 11-23-16, 12:52 PM   #33
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Sony marketing team still doesn't know how to cut effective trailers.
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I'm still not sure if I can buy Pratt in a dramatic role. He always looks like he's a second away from busting out a one-liner.
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Old 11-24-16, 10:26 AM   #35
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

I've seen the first trailer a crap ton of times over the past two months. Don't know if I can take another . This movie has become a lot like The Revenant last year in that I want it released just so I can stop seeing trailers for it.
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Old 11-24-16, 10:32 AM   #36
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Guess I'm lucky. I don't watch shit that promotes many ads.

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I don't know about this one.

Lots of digital effects and robots and spaceships and cryo-tubes and shit like that are usually a sure fire way to get me to see your movie, but this just looks...dull, maybe? Generic? I can't quite put my finger on it, but nothing I've seen so far is really grabbing me yet.
I think there something about that super sterile, overly white, sci-fi environment in some of these movies that give them a sort of generic look. I felt the same way about Oblivion (which I ended up liking). Sci-fi flicks that have that dirty, lived-in appearance look a lot more interesting to me most of the time, even knowing nothing about the plot, aesthetically they just look better, IMO.
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Old 11-24-16, 11:39 AM   #38
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I think 2001 is the only clean space environment thing that is good. I can't think of many.
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Old 11-24-16, 04:23 PM   #39
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I think there something about that super sterile, overly white, sci-fi environment in some of these movies that give them a sort of generic look. I felt the same way about Oblivion (which I ended up liking). Sci-fi flicks that have that dirty, lived-in appearance look a lot more interesting to me most of the time, even knowing nothing about the plot, aesthetically they just look better, IMO.
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Old 12-12-16, 11:58 PM   #40
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Old 12-13-16, 07:33 PM   #41
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No Golden Globe noms. and a continued embargo on reviews. Not a good sign.
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Old 12-13-16, 08:17 PM   #42
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No Golden Globe noms. and a continued embargo on reviews. Not a good sign.
To be fair, those two things also applied to Rogue One.

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And look how big of a bomb it is ... hasn't even made a dime yet!
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Old 12-13-16, 08:34 PM   #44
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Good point, I don't know why Hollywood even tries anymore.
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Old 12-14-16, 05:01 PM   #45
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

I never even knew this movie existed until I got an email today from Sony pitching rewards points (Sony Card), followed a link in it to a trailer, watched the trailer for the movie, now I'm really intrigued. Came here and found a thread for it started in September, didn't know anything about it. I think the movie title threw me, I was expecting something entirely different than a scifi movie. It looks like it might be pretty good, I'm in for it...
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Old 12-14-16, 10:40 PM   #46
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You obviously don't watch TV. This has been plastered all over for quite some time.
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Old 12-15-16, 08:47 AM   #47
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

And here come the the lackluster reviews....
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Re: Passengers (2016, D: Morten Tyldum) S: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

I am surprised this is coming out the Weds after star wars.

I know this might skew slightly more toward women since it has Lawrence, but it still is sci-fi.
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And here come the the lackluster reviews....
Yeah those are pretty rough. This looks like a good candidate for the big-budget bomb of the holiday season.
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the trailers have looked awful

seems like a classic big budget idea, lets get two big stars in space it will make zillions
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