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Jupiter Ascending (film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 7, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Jupiter Ascending (film review by Frank Ochieng).

It is safe to declare the sci-fi soap opera ‘Jupiter Ascending’ an epic in the making. Now wait and let us finish this thought process…an epic disastrous dud disguised as a big-budgeted, glossy Science Fiction vehicle with manufactured melodramatic momentum in the realm of outer space. In reality, ‘Jupiter Ascending’ is a bombastic and bloated bore of an outlandish […]

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Jupiter Ascending . . . like YA, but without the book.

March 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jupiter Ascending . . . like YA, but without the book.

The second most interesting thing about Jupiter Ascending, after the fact that it’s created by the Wachowski siblings (aka The Matrix), is that it looks for all the world like a YA book-made-into-movie such as the Hunger Games or Divergent, but doesn’t actually have a novel behind it. Did they do this on purpose? Could be a […]

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Jupiter Ascending… fantasy or scifi?

December 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jupiter Ascending… fantasy or scifi?

Here’s a rarity, a science fiction film not based on a comic, book or game, original(ish) from the Matrix creators the Wachowski brothers. Called Jupiter Ascending, it’s billed as space opera, but comes across with the ‘you are the chosen one’ fantasy trope, as a current day Earth girl – Mila Kunis – discovers she […]

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Jupiter Ascending started by Wachowski brothers.

April 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jupiter Ascending started by Wachowski brothers.

Filming is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Jupiter Ascending, an original science fiction adventure from filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski.  Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis star in the film, which began shooting at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden on April 2nd 2013. From the streets of Chicago to far flung galaxies whirling […]

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