Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
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What do you guys think? It's kind of sad that Square lost a lot of money on this movie. Yeah, the supporting cast is basically a hodgepodge of Hollywood action cliche's, and the ending doesn't make perfect sense (kind of shamelessly similar to FF7's), but I think relative to other B movies, and other Sci-fi movies, it's not so bad. Aki and the villain are solid characters, the setting is convincingly grim, and I personally thought that the premise is daringly different from FF games. Like most Final Fantasies though, the movie mixes the supernatural, the spiritual, and science fiction.
Mostly, I like how this movie branches out from Final Fantasy. I don't want to see another "sequel" or "prequel" to the already concluded games. It's just going to be a big piece of pandering fanservice, like Advent Children is.