Feb. 26th, 2015

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I saw Jupiter Ascending and it was ridiculicious. 100% pure distilled essence of B-movie and also Sean Bean is bees, was my takeaway. If you like any of: pretty space opera, cheesy space opera, space royalty, space royalty who don't know they're space royalty, space royalty ineptly attempting to kill other space royalty, feuding dynasties, bizarre yet hypnotic acting choices, stylish outfits and non-outfits, tragic wolf/human hybrid supersoldiers who use hoverblades to fly on account of having lost their wings (IT MAKES AS MUCH SENSE AS ANYTHING ELSE IN THIS FILM, OKAY? OKAY), grumpy bee/human hybrid supersoldiers who are also lacking in the wing department, protagonists with a tendency to fall from great heights and get caught, extended alien bureaucracy scenes, creative reincarnation mechanics, immoral immortals, capitalism + corporate culture = baaaad, Edgar Rice Burroughs, back copies of Weird Tales, and did I mention gorgeous scenery? Gorgeous scenery IN SPACE? Back to the beginning: if you like any of the above, you may or may not regret this entertainment choice. That is a promise.

Who else was, uh, surprised at spoilers )


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