So, I saw Jupiter Ascending last night, and I find myself compelled to share the love.
First of all, a disclaimer. I love cheesy sci-fi. I’ve seen Barbarella 14 times. I owned Ice Pirates on DVD. I consider David Lynch’s Dune a masterpiece for the ages, and The Fifth Element is my comfort food. If the novel I’m writing ever becomes a movie, I want Guillermo del Toro to direct entirely on the basis of “Rock ‘Em Sock 'Em Robots vs. Inter-dimensional Godzilla.” My favorite episode of Buffy was the musical, my favorite episode of Angel involved puppets, and I find Chronicles of Riddick to be a sedate example of my favored genre. In short, I was prepared to love the hell out of this movie. And you know what?I did.
Ahoy, here be mild (extremely mild, practically non-existent) spoilers.