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10/02/15

Jupiter Ascending is a colossal waste

Science fiction movies are meant for taking the audience to new level of entertainment, and 'Jupiter Ascending' is one such movie which will surely disappoint you in any aspects. This Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski hit the theaters in United States on Feruary 6th 2015. The movie had its World Premiere in the Sundance Film Festival, and it garnered negative reviews upon its screening. The film is now recieving mixed to negative feedback after its release in theaters.

Most of the movie critics all over the world have panned the movie in a hard hitting manner. “Pleasing to the eye but narratively befuddled, Jupiter Ascending delivers another visually thrilling misfire from the Wachowskis”, wrote the critical consensus of Rotten Tomatoes. As of now, the movie has a Metacritic rating of 40%. The pathetic 22% rating in Rotten Tomatoes clearly indicates sub standard nature of this movie.

The movie showcases the story of Jupiter Jones, a woman who was born under signs that predicted future and greatness. She is now working in other people's houses, and leads a miserable life. Now, a genetically engineered hunter, Caine arrives the scene, and his aim is to make Jupiter aware about her destiny.

The basic plot of the movie is interesting, but the director failed to engage the audience till the end. The viewers will surely fall in the clutches of boredom during the proceedings. The actors Mila Kunis Channing Tatum have done their jobs in a pretty decent manner, but in a movie with weak screenplay, all their efforts went in vain.