Tag: lanawachowski

10+ Years Later: Would We Still Take THE MATRIX's Red Pill?

Have you ever found yourself defending a movie, going out of your way to articulate its many strengths, before gradually realizing that you haven't actually viewed it in a decade or more? Do you ever say “oh yeah, that movie...

Destroy All Monsters: JUPITER ASCENDING And Life After Peak Visual Effects

It was on the fifth or fifteenth major sequence of extraordinary outer space somethingorothers doing something extraordinary in Jupiter Ascending that I realized I no longer cared about visual effects as a category of achievement. There are what seem like...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks STILL ALICE And JUPITER ASCENDING

Back in studio this week, featuring a look at the latest film from the Wachowski siblings, Jupiter Ascending, along with the Julianne Moore-starring, Academy Award shoe-in Still Alice.Video embedded below...

Review: JUPITER ASCENDING, A Thrilling Yet Contrived Space Opera

Originally set for June 2014, the Wachowskis' new blockbuster was eventually postponed to February 2015 with a diminished, low marketing campaign. Everything seems to indicate that Warner Bros don't believe in the film anymore, despite their massive investment. Yet, Jupiter...

New JUPITER ASCENDING Trailer Aims For The Epic

Fans of the future dystopian segment in Lana and Andy Wachowski's Cloud Atlas, take note. The second trailer for their latest flick takes a lot of that hefty sci-fi morality and ethics ball game seen in the Seoul-set story of...

New To Netflix: Time, Terrorism, Wuxia, And Snowboarding

This week's entry of New To Netflix continues with more time travel. Cinema itself is kind of a time machine, so watch as I contort this notion. Transporting us back to a time and place, or at least an idea...

Counterpoint Review: CLOUD ATLAS (Shrugged)

Where to begin with Cloud Atlas? I admire the chutzpah of such an unusually expensive film experiment, but how far can admiration of ambition go if the result is so tedious? In his review published during the Toronto International Film...

TIFF 2012 Review: CLOUD ATLAS is Bold, Brash, Epic, and Silly

Bold, brash, epic, and silly, Cloud Atlas is the latest of a slew of big budget sci-fi epics that's likely to find far more detractors than fans of its quirky style.Drawn from a popular book many considered to be "unfilmable," the...

Yes, the New CLOUD ATLAS Trailer Looks Amazing, But ...

Set for its first public screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Cloud Atlas is definitely phenomenal from a visual standpoint. The newly-released trailer swirls through settings that range from the 19th Century to the far future with...

Watch The CLOUD ATLAS Trailer In Glorious High Resolution

When word came out that the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer had teamed up to bring David Mitchell's acclaimed novel The Cloud Atlas to the big screen the general reaction was disbelief. It was widely considered unfilmable, for one thing, too...

Witness The Seoul Of The Future In New CLOUD ATLAS Concept Art

The upcoming big screen adaptation of David Mitchell's sprawling, time hopping novel Cloud Atlas has been much in the news over the last year thanks to its high profile cast, directing team and the unusual manner of its creation. The...

THE CLOUD ATLAS Gets Smaller But No Less Complex

What should have been a run of the mill production start report over at The Hollywood Reporter this morning ended up being a fair bit more interesting thanks to some choice comments by Cloud Atlas producer Stefan Ardnt.Based on the...

Bae Doona Joining CLOUD ATLAS

Let it not be said that Hollywood doesn't look elsewhere for talent to utilize in its big budget movies. In this case it's South Korea and actress Bae Doona. According to news site Sports Chosun (via Soompi) the actress is...