Two “passengers” find love in a disappointing and ordinary story
Morten Tyldum’s “Passengers” was released on December 21, 2016. The film tries to pull together the allure of science fiction and a love story as beautiful as the Titanic. In what would seem to be an interesting story of love, selfishness, and space turned out to be a colorless story.
The film takes place on a spaceship taking off from Earth to a new and better planet called Homestead II. The ship is filled with 5,000 passengers who are in suspended animation and will awaken four months prior to their arrival to Homestead II.
The entirety of the movie is plagued with both inconsistent cinematography and uninteresting character development. The majority of the film is focused on the male lead Jim, played by Chris Pratt, who finds himself awake 90 years too early, and Aurora, played…
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