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Total waste of money

By ashleigh.fluharty
Written November 01, 2012
Unless you come high on the drug the director and writer, of this movie, were than you will think its awesome, come sober and you will be saying the same thing I am. Don't go!!! HUGE WASTE OF MONEY AND TIME!!!!! I hate movies that aren't movies, but more like YouTube short chips and I hate movies that can't stay in one scene or one year for that matter!
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Loved it - time flew!

By wild.rumpus
Written July 25, 2016
I wanted to be there ... and I felt like I was! Didn't realize it was 3 hours long til I arrived to this website to add my positive rating The book didn't get such good reviews, but this movie is fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The casting, acting, cinematography, music, ... are superb! If the idea of reincarnation finds you fearful, and believe me when I say I am 100% Christian, look beyond your fear and just understand how we are all connected. Think why we were put on this earth, why we were born into the families we were, how our spirit is different than our body/personality/values. Also in this movie is a "Stick it to da' man!" which is always good fodder. I say GO GO GO! Can't wait for the DVD!!!!
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Cloud Atlas isn't for everybody

By step69
Written March 30, 2015
Cloud Atlas tells six seperate seemingly unrelated stories and then tries to tie them all together at the end as one universal story of reincarnation and karma. I personally think Cloud Atlas is a mess because there is really no cohesive plot or character development to speak of. I can deal without one or the other, but not both. Cloud Atlas jumps from timeline to timeline too quickly without letting the viewers get a feel for the characters or the storyline. After about 30 minutes in, I thought that it was really going to hard sitting through this for nearly three hours. There were some moments in this film that I thought were cringe worthy, like in the future timeline where Tom Hanks & Hallie Berry speak gibberish throughout their scenes. So there you have it. While I think the idea of Cloud Atlas is intriguing, the actual movie is not. I definitely don't recommend Cloud Atlas.
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Kinda slow...don't go if you're tired.

By heath_di
Written January 19, 2017
Unique story line, good acting, love how they intertwine, but too slow in parts. I almost wish it didn't intertwine so we could see all of one story then another. Stay for the credits...very cool reveal of who played what characters that will surprise you. :)
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Cloud Atlas: Avoid it like Hurricane Sandy!!!!

By pulicords
Written September 28, 2016
Cloud Atlas: Talk about "Bait and Switch"! While those behind production of this movie and their adoring critics claim it's a new and daring look at life (past, present and future) with probing questions about karma and reincarnation, don't believe it for a second!!! The only question I (and most of those leaving the theater near me) wanted to know the answer to was: 'How can I ever recover those three hours out of my life?' Virtually the entire "plot" (and using that term loosely) was nothing more than rehashed, cut and paste snippets from successful films including: Blade Runner, Star Wars, Soylent Green (and they had the gall to mention it in one of the scenes!), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Cocoon, Amazing Grace, Silkwood, The China Syndrome, Brokeback Mountain, with a bit of Braveheart thrown in the mix. To say this movie was bad, would be a complete understatement. Why can't mainstream Hollywood treat their audience with the intelligence of a drama like, "Breaking Bad?"
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