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Ender's Game

Today I stumbled upon this interesting little trailer. Let's watch it first.



This trailer first grabbed my attention with the cast! I'm sorry, but if Harrison Ford is in a movie I am nearly ALWAYS going to watch it. Even besides him there is quite the talented cast. Ben Kingsley and Asa Butterfield are working together again which is fantastic! Asa, as you may remember, was Hugo in 'Hugo'. Those two were a great pair. I don't know if they will interact much in this movie but I'm glad all the same.

That was just the hook for me though. After seeing the trailer, I admit, I'm intrigued! Aliens, outer space, some sort of galactic war; it sounds good to me! As far as I can tell Ford starts training children as soldiers because they are unpredictable to the aliens. A little dark, but I can deal with it. I know it was a very popular book series which means that they should have plenty of material. Frankly, I just have a good feeling about this movie. I hope I'm right!

I have since seen 'Ender's Game' and written a review, here.

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