SUNSHINE Trailer!! Get Some Danny Boyle Space Angst Here!!
The trailer for Danny Boyle's SUNSHINE has hit the Internets!
Looks like an angst-ridden SOLAR CRISIS to me, but it could be pretty cool nonetheless.
Interesting the movie is being sold with so little dialog (narration not counting as characters speaking to each other). Some of the dialog previously glimpsed in footage sounded kind of stiff; hope they're not trying to skirt around that.
You can read more about the movie HERE, and check out an extremely early review of the film HERE!
Despite my barbs at this movie, I'm actually really interested in it. It's been a long time since we've gotten a good, SF space travel movie (i.e. quasi-realistic ships and tech...instead of space fighters and whatnot). I'm all about this if it can transcend its dicey "save the sun" premise.
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Jan. 17, 2007, 12:32 p.m. CST
Intereted to see in what these guys can do with the material. Love trainspotting and 28 days.
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:32 p.m. CST
by Neo Zeed
I really like the visuals. But next time use another song for the trailer. That Requiem for a Dream song was cool but is getting played out.
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:33 p.m. CST
by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:34 p.m. CST
Really looking forward to this. Sure Boyle's work is flawed but brilliantly flawed. I'll take anything of his over the stuff churned out to the masses by hacks each week. And Sci-fi to boot!
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:34 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:35 p.m. CST
.. will it work???
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:37 p.m. CST
by white owl
Masi FUCKIN Oka?
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:39 p.m. CST
WHO EVER KNEW A SUN MOVIE WOULD LOOK SO COOL!!!!!
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:42 p.m. CST
Would that work? Never mind, I can suspend the disbelief more for Sci-Fi than for most other movies. Unless they bring a 'Killer Robot' for no reason. See Red Planet...
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:44 p.m. CST
"Johnny?" "I JUST bought this space suit......FLAME ON!!!"
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:48 p.m. CST
I hate when movie trailers use music from other movies. That said, this flick looks to be pretty good.
Jan. 17, 2007, 12:56 p.m. CST
Where did that come from? I'm there.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1 p.m. CST
Guy Maddin's Heart of the World. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAbtEQxFow4 Is Cillian Murphy "Nikolai, Youth, Mortician?"
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:02 p.m. CST
Course, it might not have been your bag of tea...
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:08 p.m. CST
by Pooter the Clown
I realized my i-tunes was on and the unconventionally cool soundtrack was really "she moves on" from paul simon's rythm of the saints album. I noticed my mistake, turned off the music and the trailer became a noisy and conventional bore. All they needed was animal crackers marching along Liv Tyler's taint to really bring out the stink.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:10 p.m. CST
Hoping to kill this site's 'hunger' problem with gluttony. And my ticket is as good as already bought for opening weekend. I've been reading up on this movie for like the last year on Boyle's Sunshine website. There should be a Batman tie in here, sending the Scarecrow to the sun, hoping to strike fear into any unnecessary spin offs, like a Catwoman sequel.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:16 p.m. CST
Little Man, Driving Miss Daisy and Sunshine? Little Miss Sunshine.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:18 p.m. CST
...what he had done with a sound of thunder.....then at least it would be good.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:22 p.m. CST
I'm not being fooled. I know that music is from another movie. The movie going public is smarter than they think we are. I guess they think we're all idiots. Wow I just got excited matching that music to the trailer. I never heard it before I'm clueless. Must go see movie! uh...NO! So why don't they use the music from their own movie? It's not good enough?
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:26 p.m. CST
And they're sending the Human Torch to flame on the sun. Could have added the Silver Surfer, Glactus and the Infinity Gauntlet, but I guess that's wishful thinking.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:26 p.m. CST
Is it happening? Or not?
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:35 p.m. CST
by Klaus Herzog
Danny Boyle is one of the most interesting filmmakers working today and Trainspotting is one of my all-time favorite movies. But wasn't Robert Carlyle supposed to be in this too? Didn't see him in the trailers...
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:38 p.m. CST
a remix of the "Requiem for a Dream" score by Clint Mansell. They remixed it and used it in the "Two Towers" trailer way back when. God I'm a loser. Anyway it felt out of place here. I feel like they should be going for a subtler more "insanity in space" vibe than an all out action movie. Or at least a song we all haven't heard a billion times.
Jan. 17, 2007, 1:57 p.m. CST
by Harry Weinstein
Time to put that shit back on the shelf. It only works as parody now, it's so overused. Why not bust out James Horner's ALIENS score while you're beating dead horses, Fox? Fucking morons. Even non-geeks must be sick of it by now.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:03 p.m. CST
I completely agree.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:17 p.m. CST
I had the same thought, it did look a lot like him!!
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:18 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:20 p.m. CST
by GibsonUSA Returns
The Rock told you to know your role.<BR><BR> And this looks like Sliders the movie or something.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:20 p.m. CST
a star explodes (or gets bigger or something) before it dies. So wouldn't the Earth's threat be obliteration by the sun? Also that trailer music is ruined forever by YTMND. I laughed right away.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:26 p.m. CST
That's my initial reaction anyway.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:27 p.m. CST
by Col. Tigh-Fighter
Bring it on
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:41 p.m. CST
by Jack Burton
The movie looks cool but the temp track has to go. That teaser trailer is kind of terrible but I'll see the movie anyway based on Danny Boyle.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:42 p.m. CST
by Professor Falcon
I'll see anything Danny Boyle does. MILLIONS was fantastic.
Jan. 17, 2007, 2:58 p.m. CST
plunges into the heart of the sun and goes "supernova" re-igniting good ol' Sol and saving Earth. This reminds me of Solar Crisis. I would officially be scared but since Boyle is helming I'll reserve words until I actually see it.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3 p.m. CST
by Mr Incredible
Good thing that trailer was on a small screen or I would have gone blind. Interesting, but looks like I'll have to bring sunglasses to watch the movie, just in case.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:13 p.m. CST
by Nice Marmot
HELL ON WHEELS by FU MANCHU. Way better.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:26 p.m. CST
by Pound Sand
This would kill in all demographics, esp. 18-49 males. Add in Rachel Weisz as "love interest number two," and you'd have a sure-fire Golden Globe winner.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:31 p.m. CST
I don't even get these jokes.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:35 p.m. CST
... because only Masi Oka would save a movie with this premise... it's a shame that it's not him in that trailer (even though in one brief shot there was a Masi "YATTA!" pose from the actor) Mind you, going on the suprise package that 28 Days Later was, I might just check this one out... As for the Chronos Quartet track... I'd like to go (at a minimum) 3 years without a movie studio using it again. Love the track, love the Requim score, but something as identifiable as this track can't be overused or it turns in to another O'Fortuna moulded cliche'... Has all originality been lost in movieland? My first viewing of Pans Labyrinth later tonight will help me decide!
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:39 p.m. CST
Just kidding. Looks great. But not bright enough. Needs some lighting work and an SPF 40.<p> "it puts the lotion on it's skin." <p> HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:42 p.m. CST
...... Was Jennifer Connelly naked :) Seriously, the movie looks decent but also just looks like it will be a cheese-fest in terms of dialog but what can you expect really??? Differnet music would have been great.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:46 p.m. CST
by Negative Man
Looks like another 'been there, done that' movie. And what the Hell is a "Solar Winter"? Isn't that just called...winter? If anyone knows, please share and clear up my ignorance on this matter.
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:51 p.m. CST
its a great song...but come on...
Jan. 17, 2007, 3:55 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 4 p.m. CST
by Tin Snoman
How far in the future does this film take place? Because it's going to take like 4 or 5 BILLION years for the sun to die.
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:10 p.m. CST
with Tim Matherson!
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:15 p.m. CST
Totally agree. Resurrection was pants.
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:20 p.m. CST
still looks great.
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:22 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:27 p.m. CST
He was meant to do Alien 4, wasn't he? Damn, I wish that had happened. If Ridley Scott won't complete the storyline (probably put off by the cloned Ripley element introduced by AR) then Boyle deserves a chance.
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:30 p.m. CST
by Deep Roots
This looks nice. #2 I don't care how many times I've heard it. I could listen to the Requiem for a Dream theme all day. If they had played that song behind the trailer for "Snow Dogs", it wouldv'e made that shit look intense.
Jan. 17, 2007, 4:41 p.m. CST
Normally I don't fall for trailers but this one I really liked. Guess I'm just a sucker for that song. But it is a Danny Boyle film after all, so there should be at least some optimism. Also, the visuals look great. The first movie stills that I saw led me to believe that it would take place in a more claustrophobic setting. I'm glad to see that's not the case. Sunshine FTW!
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:11 p.m. CST
I will be watching this flick's development with interest.
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:13 p.m. CST
young, pretty faces that usually get chopped up in horror movies save the Earth instead.
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:34 p.m. CST
That movie is loved in my house. Boyle is cool in my book. This movie looks like my proverbial cup o' tea. I am so sold and will be there opening day. Fuck Spider-Man 3. Give me cool sci fi anyday.<P> Hiroyuki Sanada is a pimp and I'll see anything he is in. What an awesome actor. The Twilight Samurai says it all for his acting prowess. <P>Clearly I am not the movie nut/buff I am told I am. I have not heard this music on any other trailer in my life. It rocks and it fits. Who cares if it is recycled? It's called marketing a film. I thought the use of the brilliant Batman Begins score on a King Kong trailer was effective. I like this music used in conjunction with the trailer. It sells it well. Perhaps this movie will have a subtle or minimal score i.e. creepy silence in space and therefore an intense score is not warranted for the film but warranted for the trailer? Whatever. Boyle and Fox already got my money on opening day. I will always hate fox for canceling Angel, but I can't stay away from some of the films they back
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:44 p.m. CST
by Sam Raimi's Car
their little tune must be raking it in
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:50 p.m. CST
Reigniting the sun? You're kidding, right? This ones looking more like 'Life Less Ordinary'(an experience I'm still recovering) then 'Trainspotting'.
Jan. 17, 2007, 5:52 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 6:21 p.m. CST
Even though Chris Evans is hot as hell, it pisses me off he's in this. His abs = hot. His acting = shitty.
Jan. 17, 2007, 6:23 p.m. CST
Jan. 17, 2007, 6:25 p.m. CST
Boyle was able to take the zombie concept and make something not nearly as good as the best in the genre, but better than 95% of the other crap out there. If he can do the same for Sci-Fi space flick, it should be pretty sweet. As a suggestion, if they'd just cut Bill Paxton saying 'game over, man. game over' into that trailer, I'm there for sure.
Jan. 17, 2007, 6:34 p.m. CST
As the sun starts to run out of hydrogen, it'll start to burn helium. As part of that process, the sun will expand in size and swallow the Earth. I believe we only have about 1 billion years left.
Jan. 17, 2007, 7:06 p.m. CST
A fight for greatness.
Jan. 17, 2007, 7:56 p.m. CST
could be fun.
Jan. 17, 2007, 8:01 p.m. CST
by Admiral Nelson
In Greek mythology, Icarus created a pair of wings (real bird feathers attached to a framework with wax), but when he flew too close to Apollo (the sun), the wax melted, and Icarus DIED. For some dumbass reason, S/F fans think it's a cool name, and have also tried calling the original "Planet of the Apes" nosecone "the Icarus," which is just stupid. You DON'T name a vessel after something that FAILS. It would be like naming a new ship the Titanic, or the Poseidon, or the U.S.S. Sinksalot, or the HMS Failure, or the Surrender. Dumb!
Jan. 17, 2007, 8:08 p.m. CST
...Admiral Nelson. I thought the same thing. One of many ill-conceived ideas sorrounding this dog shit. And, to OleGravyLeg:..Frrrrrrrrrunkas.
Jan. 17, 2007, 8:11 p.m. CST
by Michael Corleone
it certainly has that ring of metaphysical sci-fi that The Fountain has, and if Aronofsky were directing this trailer would be getting more buzz, but i digress. if its great it will get recognition and so far it does look great.
Jan. 17, 2007, 8:34 p.m. CST
Just going on the Wikipedia entry, it sounds like a terrible story. How did they get all of those actors to sign on?! It was a bit suspicious that there was no dialogue in this trailer.
Jan. 17, 2007, 8:41 p.m. CST
If it's a suicide mission it might make sense...
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:24 p.m. CST
good call admiral. dedalus gotta eat.
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:23 p.m. CST
So what? They chuck a huge Ball-o-Satan at the sun?
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:38 p.m. CST
Not the best name ever I'll admit, but given that the ship seems to be called 'Icarus II' does this not suggest a rebirth for the wax-winged grecian? And that this craft is trying to do what the silly pillock in the story couldn't and fly FAR to close to the sun than is sensible? A million bucks says there will be something in the script which explains the name just like that...
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:45 p.m. CST
Howard Shore had it re-orchestrated for THE TWO TOWERS trailer. Props on the KRONOS QUARTET GOTTA EAT. That's some funny shit right there.
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:52 p.m. CST
...gave people who wrote good movies a big fu**ing budget? Loves Trainspotting, was freaking great, never did anyone portray those troubles so greatly on screen with new blood at the helm. 28 Days was something very original for a "Living Dead" kind of movie. Now this Sunshine trailer... <p>Actually looked like something worth the 40$ we have to dish out nowadays at the theater.<P>Spielberg should be taking fu**ing notes from these guys.
Jan. 17, 2007, 9:52 p.m. CST
Does anyone know what that music is from? I've heard it a bunch of times on different trailers and I can't place it Thanks
Jan. 17, 2007, 11:02 p.m. CST
...i trust boyle...and i like realistic(i hope) sci-fi<p> Of the new millenia the two that have pulled it off the best thus far were Solaris and Mission To Mars..of which i prefer the latter for the stellar cast (although the ending was slightly lacking)
Jan. 17, 2007, 11 p.m. CST
Not billions of years, really. I think that is how long a star survives, or at least how long we expect the sun to "flame on." However there are parts of the sun where it DOES take millions of years for the rays of light from the core to travel thru cause it's so dense. So, in theory. They sun could have stopped producing light in it's core hundreds of years ago, but it won't matter for a couple million more years. ...or something like that.
Jan. 18, 2007, 12:03 a.m. CST
...is sort of like Broken Flowers using Don Juan as a reference: a bit too obvious for my taste. It's like filmmaker standing next to you with a megaphone shouting, "THIS IS FUCKING FORESHADOWING WHAT I'M ABOUT TO SHOW YOU!" Anyway, looks like a typical Boyle flick. I'm sure the first two-thirds will be quite involving and the last third will be an incoherent mess that pulls a happy ending out of its ass.
Jan. 18, 2007, 12:15 a.m. CST
The burning end was a dream sequence or a Bruce Willis sacrifice for all mankind surely.YTMND uses that music,I can't take it seriously,at least they didn't use let the bodies hit the floor.http://tinyurl.com/2canej
Jan. 18, 2007, 2:21 a.m. CST
John Hodge, however, most certainly is not.
Jan. 18, 2007, 3:35 a.m. CST
by Seven Seas
Jan. 18, 2007, 3:55 a.m. CST
It only ever ends in tears. Looks quite intense but I don't like Alex Garland much either. I'll sit on the fence for now!
Jan. 18, 2007, 4 a.m. CST
Sniff... gets me every time. I loved those little gay robots.
Jan. 18, 2007, 6:31 a.m. CST
by just pillow talk
nothing to get all jazzed up though. The review makes it sound better than it looks, but it would be nice to get a good sci-fi flick...And the torch could solve everything by going supernova!
Jan. 18, 2007, 7:20 a.m. CST
by JAWS 2
and you know it.
Jan. 18, 2007, 8:19 a.m. CST
He could play a jewish janitor that cleans up the space shuttle when it blows to pieces. I have an 8inche penises that can deworm a litter of puppies!!!
Jan. 18, 2007, 9:41 a.m. CST
I liked the visuals in that trailer, including the look of the ship, the harsh brightness of the sun, and the expressions on the crew's faces, but I've heard that music in, like, 756 trailers already and I don't associate it with the visuals I saw. The trailer works better if you listen to the opening voiceover, shut off the volume for the next 52 seconds, and then listen to the concluding voiceover.<p> That's just my opinion, of course. I'm looking forward to this film.
Jan. 18, 2007, 10:15 a.m. CST
Seriously, that movie has to be one of the worst movies ever scientifically. I hope "sunshine" doesn't resort to the the old "thank God we just invented this nifty 'Bipolar Quad Shielded Neutronium' Armor that gives us infinate protection and also powers our ship..."
Jan. 18, 2007, 10:37 a.m. CST
striking filmmakers with visuals. 28 Day's Later had a great first two-thirds and a superb final third. It's easily the most misunderstood film of the last decade (read some Emma Goldman and you might get it). Millions was a wonderful family film, which I've come to believe might be the most difficult genre of film to work in, because they're so rarely good (although by that same logic so would horror films, so who knows). I'm looking forward to this film with alacrity.
Jan. 18, 2007, 10:39 a.m. CST
all the lines would be the likes of 'oh...my...god...' 'NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!' 'We're...too late...to save...Earth!' 'We're burning up!' 'It's over! He's gone! You have to let him go!' 'Let's blow this thing and go home!' 'Mommy, why does daddy always make me lick his pocket sausage? It tastes funny.' etc.
Jan. 18, 2007, 12:23 p.m. CST
The Fountain is the first thing that came to my mind when I saw some of the footage in this trailer. Then the music from Requiem kicked in and I almost couldn't believe what I was hearing. I'll assume that all this was a choice made by marketing and not Boyle, because he's pretty innovative and I wouldn't expect him to try and steal someone else's style.
Jan. 18, 2007, 6:33 p.m. CST
You liked the final third of 28 Days? Really? Interesting...I thought it spoiled an otherwise good film by descending into seen-it-a-million-times-before-soldiers-runnin-around-up-and -down-corridors-with-guns-for-no bloody-reason nonsense.
Jan. 19, 2007, 3:41 a.m. CST
and that crappy one with Spader and Bassett....they all look and feel the same....at least Serenity had some pretty nostrils in it
Jan. 19, 2007, 9:21 a.m. CST
Is the AC on?
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