“What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?”
When the Wachowski siblings and co-collaborator Tom Tykwer announced they would be creating an adaptation of Cloud Atlas message boards erupted with doubt and trepidation. Despite their shared filmmaking acclaim, could they really manage to film what many commentators had naturally assumed was an unfilmable novel? Having each previously excelled with imaginative, high concept films – the reality-questioning Matrix trilogy and the time-shifting thriller Run Lola Run – the trio decided the answer was “yes” and set about removing the ‘un’ from unfilmable.
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Pirates of the Clay-animation
Aardman are second only to Pixar as the studio who audiences trust to bring them consistently entertaining and inventive big-screen animations. With such tremendous reputation it’s only natural that every new project is met with heightened expectations and they usually deliver. However, following consecutive disappointments, Flushed Away and Arthur Christmas, Aardman’s fifth feature film received a surprising amount of trepidation.
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As the adaptation of David Mitchell’s so-called ‘unfilmable’ book, Cloud Atlas, makes its big screen debut, Lee Curtis charts the rise of a mind-bending and time-bending epic Continue reading On Cloud Nine