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Fuck it, I actually enjoyed it this time around. Sure, it's a huge misfire when compared to it's predecessor and the effects reach too far and end up looking pretty naff most of the time, but good intentions can be seen all over the place.
The overriding story and character beats are actually all quite good, at least at the concept level. Had the movie around it been up to it then I'd have found the story and resolution to…
Just down-right brilliant from start to finish. What sets it apart from the Homecoming movies (which vie very closely for top spot in the best Spidey films list) is it's genuinely great story-telling, complete with fully formed and emotional character arcs. There is a lot of heart in this movie.
Unfilmable my ass.
Zack Snyder has created a magnificent movie that absolutely got it right. It's a grand film on a large scale with big ideas and more style than most summer films put together.
I'd recommend repeat viewings before anyone dismissed this as anything but an exceptional film. There is a wealth of material in its 3 hour runtime and a story so dense and intricately woven that it demands to be absorbed fully.
This is a film made…
First they revolutionised the action movie for an entire generation.
Then they made a live action cartoon and redefined the limits of audio visual filmmaking.
For their hattrick the Wachowskis decided to turn their attention to the fundamental's of cinema and proved there is no limit to story telling if you simply dare to try.
Audacious in its aspiration and outstanding in its execution Cloud Atlas is a film to take a moment to stand back and marvel at.
And if that doesn't float your boat then simply watch and have fun picking out all the characters each actor plays.