I could end being the next Mark Strong, Mickey Roarke, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Joaquin Phoenix.
Favorite Critcs: Roger Ebert, Lisa Kennedy (Denver Post), James Berardinelli (Reel Views), Roger Moore (McClatchy Tribune), and the awesome Nell Minow (Common Sense Media).
Favorite Directors: Clint Eastwood, Frank Darabont, David Fincher, Francis Ford Coppola, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, Ben Affleck, Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemekis, Ralph Fiennes, Duncan Jones, The Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jeff Nichols, Lana Wachowski, Sam Mendes, Michael Mann, Werner Herzog, Ingmar Bergman, David Lynch, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass, Zack Snyder, George A. Romero, Ridley Scott, Joss Whedon, Gore Verbinski, Tim Burton, Peter Jackson, M. Night Shyamalan, Mel Gibson, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton
94% (simply bumping up the 93% to a 94) A Grandeur Cinematic Spectacle of a movie, that requires you're WHOLE thinking cap and unfortunately a lot of film dissection as well, but then fortunately that counts for very interesting conversations too. While not emotionally striking me as hard as I wanted it to in terms of being the kind of movie it appealed to be. As in the type of film I always waited for, it definitely strikes with a source of philosophical knowledge of obvious spirituality that works greatly in the end. And that's what pays off and makes this film quite special in the sense of a filmgoers perspective, in my opinion. I think that Cloud Atlas is one of the best movies of the year. This is filmmaking and imagination at it's finest. If I were to sum up this movie, I'd say it presents how six different people in different ages of time try to claim a form of solace in their lives by committing good karma (a recurring theme in the film and book), presented in the fashion of multi-genre entertainment. If anyone were to put this movie down for it's ideas, then they shouldn't be starting with this beautiful adaptation, but merely the novel just to be fair, savvy?