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Who goes to see Passengers? The theatre was somewhat crowded for a Sunday at noon. One member of the audience was wearing a Reagan – Bush ’84 T-shirt; which is a fashion choice. 433 more words



This review first appeared in the Sunday Star-Times, 1st January 2017

3 stars, Rated M, 116 mins

The set-up for Passengers is pretty great, and the startling setting and gorgeous rendering of space travel initially suggest this is going to be a worthy blockbuster. 405 more words

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Wow!  With an original  and creative idea like this,  (a passenger on a massive interstellar spaceship with 5,000 other passengers and hundreds of crew,  all dead asleep in stasis pods due to the journey between Earth and a new planet taking 110 years, with everyone supposed to wake up a few months before they land and get to party it up and mingle before landing and populating the new world. 142 more words

Film Reviews

Passengers Review

Cert.: 12A

Length: 116 mins

Writer: John Spaihts

Dir.: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne

Sony  Pictures is an odd beast. 899 more words

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Confusing … alternative … depressing!  What’s the point of being so sad??

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Released 2016 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Jon Spaihts Director Morten Tyldum Starring 207 more words


Passengers is set on the spaceship ‘Starship Avalon’ in the 30th year into its 120 year journey. The ship is carrying 5000 passengers and crew – all hibernating in sleep chambers – towards a distant colony planet known as ‘The Homestead Colony’. 833 more words