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Postby Tyler » Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:41 pm

I swear there was a thread on this movie, but I can't find it

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Postby CrckrJack » Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:56 pm

Looks awful.
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Postby wags83 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 3:50 pm

CrckrJack wrote:Source of the post Looks awful.

Hey now, careful what you say about America's sweethearts!
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Postby Tyler » Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:19 pm

CrckrJack wrote:Source of the post Looks awful.

BURN HIM!
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Postby tylersucks » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:12 pm

This actually looks really interesting.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:18 pm

Thank goodness the only two people to wake up are both gorgeous.
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Postby tylersucks » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:29 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Thank goodness the only two people to wake up are both gorgeous.

How many tickets would sell if it were you and I that woke up on the big space ship? Huh buddy? How many?
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Postby Tyler » Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:25 pm

tylersucks wrote:Source of the post How many tickets would sell if it were you and I that woke up on the big space ship? Huh buddy? How many?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :clap:
I am sure we are someone's type, but yes, much smaller demographic.
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Postby tylersucks » Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:16 am

Well, we do have wives and babies....so there's that!
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Postby Blue Jackets » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:34 am

Stolen from Reddit...
Keanu Reeves was originally planned to be the lead in "Passengers"; he developed and lobbied the project for nearly seven years before the movie rights were sold to another company

https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/ ... ng/ccvti9y
Here is Keanu in an AMA from two years ago stating that he has been working on the project for "six to seven years":
I've got a project that I've been developing for over six or seven years. It's a role I am looking forward to playing, it's called "Passengers." And in that film I play a character named Jim, who wakes up on a spaceship with five other people planning to homestead. He wakes up too soon, ninety years before arriving. What does he do?

https://www.yahoo.com/movies/keanu-reev ... 01392.html
Here is another article where Keanu talks about how "he has been attempting for years to bring the Black List script Passengers to the big screen"
in 2013, The Weinstein Company — an indie, albeit a deep-pocketed one — picked up the rights. But the project has been plagued by the departures of actresses like Reese Witherspoon and Rachel McAdams, as well as financial problems. Weinstein eventually dropped Passengers, and earlier this year, Universal’s Focus Features failed to resurrect the film.

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“I’m hoping somehow, some way, I get to make that movie,” he said. “It’s basically about a guy [on a] ship that’s traveling to another planet to homestead, and everyone’s kind of in suspended animation, but one guy wakes up too soon, halfway there, and he starts to go a little crazy, ends up waking someone else, a woman, Aurora, and hijinks ensue.”

There's also many articles claiming Emily Blunt was in line for the roll of Aurora. I don't know when Keanu Reeves was dropped as the lead choice and why big Hollywood seems to shun him. Personally Keanu Reeves is one of my favorite actors and its a bit upsetting to know after him backing the project for so long that he doesn't even get a name drop or a thank you. The current script and budget may not be the same as what Keanu had in mind but without him maybe the current director Morten Tyldum wouldn't have been too interested in it.
From the Passengers wiki:
On December 5, 2014, it was announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment had won the auction to take the rights to the film.
For if anyone was curious who currently owns the rights and who decided to turn what potentially could of been a pretty cool independent sci-fi film into what we got today. and just to clarify the new budget for the film is $120m, to get the two lead actors alone cost them $32m plus; why? That was almost the movies original budget [35m].
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-v ... sci-802876
Pratt's fee has jumped from $10 million to $12 million [Because of Jurrasic World's success] while Lawrence is getting an exceptional $20 million against 30 percent of the profit after the movie breaks even.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:18 am

That would have been a very different movie. I feel bad that Keanu worked on the movie for nearly a decade and now isn't attached at all to it.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:46 am

30%
Average Rating: 5.2/10
Reviews Counted: 20
Fresh: 6
Rotten: 14
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Postby Tyler » Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:14 am

Oh no....
Jocelyn and I watched a lot of Pratt/Lawrence press videos yesterday. They both seem so excited for this movie.
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Postby wags83 » Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:53 am

They're America's sweethearts! They can't make a bad movie together!
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Postby Tag » Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:29 pm

Rotten Tomatoes critics have it in the 30's but I never care much for what the critics think, always look at audience.

Going tonight at 9:40, 3D (why not)
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Postby Tyler » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:29 pm

Keep us posted. As wags said, America's sweethearts can't fail us
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Postby Wallinguana » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:51 am

So, the movie was 90% charming, heartfelt, quality movie and 10% deus ex machina bullshit. I don't think that 10% should bring down reviews as much as it did but I understand the disappointment.

Also, I know fusion reactors aren't real but this one looked super dangerous and unrealistic.
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Postby Tag » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:41 pm

WOOF.


I am lenient on most, if not all movies but this one was insanely underwhelming.


Did enjoy watching the two of them but man the plot was lame... Wouldn't recommend going not even completely sure its worth a redbox.

Love the original idea.


(Ps. not a real spoiler but semi one so
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Postby Tag » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:43 pm

maybe i'm in the minority on this one..


critics 32/ audience 65... i almost never side with critics but i just wanted to try this feature
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