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Old 08-30-08, 07:47 PM
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Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)



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Couldn't find a thread on this. From Bloody-Disgusting. Synopsis has spoilers, so I used tags on that section.
One of my favorite actors of the '90s (K-PAX, why?!), Kevin Spacey (pictured inside), has joined the cast of Moon, which will be directed by David Bowie's son Duncan Jones, according to io9. He will be starring alongside Sam Rockwell, Kaya Scodelario, Benedict Wong, Matt Berry, Malcolm Stewart and Dominique McElligott. Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter while stranded on the moon for a three-year period. Read on for a longer synopsis.

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Sam Bell is nearing the end of his contract with Lunar. He's been a faithful employee for 3 long years. His home has been Selene, a moon base where he has spent his days alone, mining Helium 3. The precious gas holds the key to reversing the Earth's energy crisis. Isolated, determined and steadfast, Sam has followed the rulebook obediently and his time on the moon has been enlightening, but uneventful. The solitude has given him time to reflect on the mistakes of his past and work on his raging temper. He does his job mechanically, and spends most of his available time dreaming of his imminent return to Earth, to his wife, young daughter and an early retirement. But 2 weeks shy of his departure from Selene, Sam starts seeing things, hearing things and feeling strange. And when a routine extraction goes horribly wrong, he discovers that Lunar have their own plans for replacing him... and the new recruit is eerily familiar. Before he can return to Earth, Sam has to confront himself and the discovery that the life he has created, may not be his own. It's more than his contract that is set to expire.


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(Spacey is) playing "the voice of the robot. Which is great," actor Sam Rockwell tells io9. "But [otherwise] it's just me, and there are a couple of supporting roles of people who do transmissions onto the space station."

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Some stunning looking photos here.
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Wow. That looks pretty amazing.
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Yea, wow, where did this one come from? This is the first I've heard of it... looks/sounds great. Love Rockwell.
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Love Rockwell and the pictures look great. What's the over/under that this film features Life on Mars and Space Oddity?
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Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
Love Rockwell and the pictures look great. What's the over/under that this film features Life on Mars and Space Oddity?
"Come on Dad, give me the rights!"
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Is this going to be another Solaris and Sunshine? because I though I liked both those movies, they were tremendously flawed.
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M-O-O-N ...That spells Moon!
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is this like The Island but on the moon
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Old 01-15-09, 07:22 PM
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Five clips
Old 01-16-09, 12:18 AM
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Originally Posted by DonnachaOne View Post
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Everybody look at the moon
Everybody seein' the moon...

...I did a song...
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Some stunning looking photos here.
It looks great. It has a real Alien vib going for it.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

This could be freaking awesome. I can't wait to see this, I love Rockwell.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Variety review:
In the sci-fi drama "Moon," the apparently sole human inhabitant of a mining base begins experiencing odd phenomena just as he's about to finish his very lonely stint and return home. U.K.-produced debut feature for advertising whiz Duncan Jones and scenarist Nathan Parker recalls such brainy sci-fiers as "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Solaris." But despite its handsome look and good thesping workout for Sam Rockwell, the story stretches a bit thin over feature length. Fantasy fans who don't require monsters or laser battles will want a look, though overall modest impact suggests wider smallscreen exposure after brief theatrical play.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

A mostly glowing review from CHUD.
Old 01-27-09, 10:21 PM
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Bloody-Disgusting review:
MOON, a sincere and heartfelt feature debut from director Duncan Jones, may not take home the box office cheddar, but mark my words, is a movie that will be worshipped by science fiction lovers for years to come.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

i could not get tickets to the last sundance showing - 9:30 a.m. on saturday (after dead snow the night before ). i am really looking forward to its release and hope that a firm release date will be announced. i think sony pictures classic picked it up during sundance.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

For those of you in the SF area, this will be part of the upcoming San Francisco International Film Festival.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

http://movies.ign.com/dor/objects/14...rl_040909.html

^trailer

looks good
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

That trailer looks great. This one is high on my list now.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Looks interesting.
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

trailer looks fantastic. can't wait!
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

Clint Mansell is scoring this? must see off that alone
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Re: Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)

I thought this film was very good, got a chance to see it a couple of weeks ago at the philly film fest and really enjoyed it and thought that this was what sunshine could have been.

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