Beatles Musical - "Across the Universe"

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Beatles Musical - "Across the Universe"

Postby locke » Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:11 pm

Finally! The trailer for "Across the Universe"!. Think Beatles meets Moulin Rouge. One thing the trailer doesn't make very clear is that this is an all out musical. Julie Taymor, the director, did one of the most poetic, unique and gorgeous adaptations of Shakespeare ever with "Titus" a film worth checking out if you're curious what her style is like.

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It's not a great trailer, but it gives you a sense of the trippiness. Doubtless some of you are very excited right now and some of you are having heart attacks in rage, but I, for one, cannot wait to see it.
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Postby mr_thebrain » Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:43 pm

i dunno, it looks freaking great movie wise. and the trippiness looks just about right for my taste as well.

the music on the other hand, while it sounds good... just not as good as the originals. *shrug* prolly still watch it. hopefully i'll like it.

i HATED moulin rouge though. so meh, i'll have to watch it to be sure.
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Postby Petra456 » Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:52 pm

I heard about this a while ago and throught it sounded really interesting. The trailer got me really excited about it.
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Postby peterlocke123 » Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:39 pm

Looks amazing! Even though I'm a huge Beatles fan, it doesn't bother me that they're not using the originals...
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Postby Claire » Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:48 pm

i HATED moulin rouge though. so meh, i'll have to watch it to be sure.
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Postby Jebus » Tue Feb 06, 2007 5:20 am

Careful brains, you'll aggravate the screaming fangurls.

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Postby Bowenzinho » Tue Feb 06, 2007 5:26 pm

I think for this movie using the original Beatles' tunes would have been a mistake. As long as the covers don't vary too much from the originals it'll be fine.

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Postby peterlocke123 » Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:30 pm

I think for this movie using the original Beatles' tunes would have been a mistake. As long as the covers don't vary too much from the originals it'll be fine.

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Postby Mahatma » Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:18 pm

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That is awesome. Must see.

Since it's a musical, it wouldn't make any sense to not use covers. And it sounds like the covers are pretty faithful to the originals (actually, the "She's So Heavy" guitar sounds exactly the same).

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Postby jotabe » Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:39 pm

For some reason, i knew you'd have to post in this thread, mahatma :lol:

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Postby hive_king » Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:41 pm

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Postby Firegirl » Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:16 pm

It's about time that the Beatles get a movie. I hope it's awesome and mind-bogglingly psychadelic.
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Postby jotabe » Thu Feb 08, 2007 2:20 am

It might be only me... but i really loved "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"! ^_^

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Postby Mahatma » Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:29 pm

You mean the one with the BeeGees? *shudders* I haven't seen it, but the BeeGees just make me shudder in general, and I've heard it was horrible.

And if you want a psychedelic Beatles movie, you may want to check out Magical Mystery Tour. Granted, it's not deep or anything, but I think it's very amusing. :)
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Postby jotabe » Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:42 pm

Yeah, i know ^_^ some people hate that movie... some people love it... i am among the ones who love it lol.

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Postby Bowenzinho » Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:14 pm

HK i think you've already given me some purgatory cake. Thanks for round two though. And while we're dishing out food and things, have a nice tall glass of Guarana!


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