Monday, August 24, 2009

TCP#3: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within


Welcome to the 3rd edition of Tuesday Couch Potatoes, where we post about a movie each week. Today's theme is 3D Animated Science-Fiction Movies. Let's see what our other participants have cooked up this week!

I have always been a lover of sci-fi movies. And when 3D animated films became popular, I have always been one of those first in line to see it, no matter what genre it is. The 2001 computer animated sci-fi film from Director Hironobu Sakaguchi Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is one of favorites. Although it was a box office bomb, I still liked the plot, the characters, the setting. It is based on the popular RPG game, Final Fantasy but lacks most of the characters and aspects in the game, making it distinct and different.
Set on an alien-infested Earth in the year 2065, the story follows scientists Aki Ross and Doctor Sid in their efforts to free Earth from a mysterious and deadly alien race known as the Phantoms, which has driven surviving humanity into "barrier cities". They must compete against General Hein, who wishes to attack the aliens with the Zeus space cannon to end the conflict. -Source-
What I love about the film was the photorealistic 3d rendering of the characters. I also love the character of Aki, who was infected by a Phantom in one of their encounters with them but succesfully trapping it inside her. She and Dr. Sid were steadfast in their search for the eight spirits that will save the Earth from the Phantoms. This film is a story of self-sacrifice, of good conquering evil, and it is also has a pro-environment attitude.

Here's a theatrical trailer of the movie:



Next week, we will feature a Sandra Bullock movie. Hope to see you again next week!

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8 comments:

Phebie said...

This is my hubby's fave movie..

mine is up now:

http://loveshaven.com/2009/08/tcp-2-so-close.html

Happy TCP!

chubskulit said...

Hello Mommy Kikamz, I have not seen this one yet.. It looks very interesting. Mine is up now too.. mwah!

niko said...

di ko pa to napanood ha.. nacurious ako bigla..

wall e lng tlga naisip kong science fiction 3d animation hahha :) sana tama nmn ang wall e sa theme LOL hahah

Susan said...

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Chris said...

i didnt join as i couldnt think of any 3D sci fi movie that i have watched... :(

Lulu said...

my entry is up not sure if tama ba yon... basta yon ang entry ko...lol

I know that next week tama ang entry ko hehehe

shydub/Dubster said...

Halo kamz, tuesday again. Ako rin haven't seen this one yet. If I found a DVD for this ill watch it. Mine is up Kikamz http://www.sheaky.com/2009/08/tcp3-science-fiction-3d-animation.html

pehpot said...

I love this movie too.. napanood ko sa HBO and really liked it..ganda ng pag ka nimated nya di ba.. I was thinking of beowulf sana kaso it's not a sci fi film eh..

naku you should watch Meet The Robinsons, maganda sya specially for the kids because of the visualas and maganda din for the mommy.. nakaka touch at nakakaiyak hihi

Sandara Bullock? waaaah.. I have to dig and dig inside my brain... wala yata akong Sandra Bullock film na gusto haha..

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