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Old October 29 2012, 05:22 AM   #23
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Re: 'Cloud Atlas' (2012) Wachowski Brothers rumors/info until release

It's decent. Some of the changes made to condense the story work fine, others try to make it more "Hollywood" and lose some of the original's appeal (particularly pronounced in the Sonmi and Zachry stories).

Jim Broadbent (the most convincing multi-part player in the cast) and Bae Doona were the cast standouts. I'm not sure Tom Hanks or Halle Berry really have the kind of chameleon quality this sort of film calls for (though Hanks as a Cockney thug isn't something I'd ever expected to see).
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