Notes from the Manager
Okay, so this is another more or less ranty strip, not so much a funny ha-ha one, but I hope you enjoy it all the same. As some of you know, I used to do weekly movie reviews for Gapers Block, a terrific Chicago-based group blog that also sports some great features, and sometimes I miss the film-theory soap box that sort of forum grants you. Besides, doing dick and fart jokes every week would get boring, don't you think?
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Monday, December 9, 2013
The Wachowskis are back to make original sci-fi stories with Jupiter Ascending, starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, and Sean Bean (among others). There are a couple of thematic similarities with The Matrix here (normal person waking up to find out they’re special, for one), but I dunno. It looks pretty?
The film opens July 25, 2014.
Here’s the official description, courtesy Coming Soon:
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 toilets 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.