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  12 December 2012
Oblivion - Trailer

it looks pretty interesting...
I think they revealed too much of the story though, but that's just me...
  12 December 2012
Does seem like they show an awful lot of what are plot points..will have to see if Kosinski has made another beautiful looking movie that leaves you frustrated with the writing.

Absolutely in love with the production design and visual quality though.
  12 December 2012
I gotta say,.. looks really cool.
  12 December 2012
I agree. I love the production design, makes me interested on that alone. Who is doing the FX?
  12 December 2012
Looks pretty interesting.
Afaik, 3rd floor are doing the previz and DD the heavylifting.
  12 December 2012
The trailers are so long and they give away so much that I just lose interest to even see it in theaters.
  12 December 2012
Originally Posted by Tamagoo: The trailers are so long and they give away so much that I just lose interest to even see it in theaters.

On top of that by now I feel desensitized to all these post-apocalyptic movies, too many of them over the past decade. From what I see in the trailer it seems like another Hollywood formula regurgitation. That, and something about Tom Cruise prevents me from suspending my disbelief in his past few movies.

Definitely will see it for the VFX, but likely on Bluray.
  12 December 2012
I like what I seen. The trailer length didn't spoil it for me as it still left me curious.
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  12 December 2012
The overall look is fantastic, but Tom Cruise for this role is questionable.
  12 December 2012
Looks cool and with DD doing the VFX, there's no doubt that the visuals will look amazing. I really like the style of the designs and it has some interesting environments. The plot on the other hand from what I saw on the trailer, has some good elements but has the whole post-apocalyptic dystopian society literally written all over it that I've seen so many times now, however with this setting, there might be room for plot twists that will make this fresh.

From the trailer, I found Tom Cruise to be very similar to other roles he has played in the past such as Ethan Hunt but I don't dislike him either. Plus this has a very Minority Report tone to it, wouldn't want it to be compared to it too much and lets just hope it doesn't go War of the Worlds.

That said, looks to be a film to look forward to and to see some amazing visuals.
  12 December 2012
Oblivion definitely looks visually striking! And Tom Cruise is a pretty good actor.

I hope it turns out to be a good film, with a good story most importantly.

Tron Legacy was visually striking too. But plot-wise? It was a bit "meh" in that department in my opinion...
  12 December 2012
This came out of nowhere for me. Definitely seeing this in theatres. I hope it does not turn out disappointing like Prometheus.
  12 December 2012
It's rare to see something that looks to be unique and unexpected. I'm hooked. Now I don't want to see another trailer until I watch it in theater.
  12 December 2012
Love the trailer and I think it's a good edit.

Don't understand what people here are saying about "reveals too much of the plot"

What I got from the trailer is:

1) There was a war 60 years before that wiped out half the planet.
2) Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is a drone repairman (armed with a laser rifle?) who seems overly interested in the past. (But what the drones are for is not revealed).
3) Harper finds out that unlike what he's been told Earth is in fact still inhabited. (But how????)
4) Harper seems to have memories about civilization that go beyond what seems like initial fascination. (But why????)
5) Humans being sent in pods to Earth (WTF????)

So much of the items above are shown but not connected.... Which is why the trailer in the end features dialogue along the lines of "Do you really want to know what happened?" Which is to say: "That's not the entire plot".

If some people here think the trailer has spoiled the plot I'd like to hear what it is because I don't think they left enough to write an entire story just based on the trailer.

I will though, use some conjecture and say:

A) They showed "story potential" but not the plot (ie "the plan") since they disconnected everything and left only little bits here and there.

B) The trailer is actually out-of-sequence and probably shows a very different event sequence to what will alctually be in the final film.
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Last edited by CGIPadawan : 12 December 2012 at 12:38 AM.
  12 December 2012
Visually, it looks great! Hopefully, the story is equally good.
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