I am usually underwhelmed by the movies that come out at Christmas time, or worse, totally hyped just to be let down (yes Star Wars, I’m looking at you). This year I am cautiously optimistic about the sci-fi action flick Passengers. Staring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, *sigh*, the movie is shaping up to be a winner. Yet can a movie with basically only two characters (and a very suave robot bartender played by Michael Sheen) really hold my attention for two hours? So far the effects look big budget and the story intriguing. But we will see if Lawrence and Pratt can deliver the explosive on-screen chemistry needed to make this movie a hit.
Here is the trailer for your viewing pleasure. Let me know your thoughts in the comment section.