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'Jupiter Ascending's' cool worlds sink on Wachowskis' weak plot
'Jupiter Ascending's' cool worlds sink on Wachowskis' weak plot

The secret of the Wachowski siblings' success, as well as their lamentable weaknesses, are both on display in their newest venture, "Jupiter Ascending." If you ever wondered why these filmmakers were given $175 million to play with after less-than-stellar results with both "Cloud Atlas" and "Speed Racer," you will find some answers here. Simply put, the Wachowskis have discovered a kind of cinematic fountain of youth: They are eternally 14 years old, an age that the Hollywood studio system, as currently configured, finds endlessly seductive. On the plus side, these writers-directors, responsible as well for the excellent "The Matrix" and its...

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