Skip to comments.First Look: A (Very) Brief Introduction to 'Ender's Game'
Posted on 05/04/2013 9:56:38 AM PDT by EveningStar
Are you a fan of Orson Scott Card's best-selling young adult science fiction novel "Ender's Game"? Are you eager for the first glimpse of the film adaption that's due in theaters in November? Well, the good news is it's up on line, and don't worry it wont take long at all for you to check it out.
"Ender's Game" is vying to become the next major movie franchise based on a hot young adult literary property, and while fans will have to wait until May 7 to see the first full trailer, what could be described as a trailer for the trailer has been posted. It may not tell us much, but it sure makes the movie look distinctive.
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This. Looks. Spectacular! Glad they chose Harrison Ford for this role. If they stayed true to the book at all it will fit him well.
I’ve read and enjoyed almost all the books in the series. I’m really looking forward to the movie.
I liked the book although I doubt The movie will captivate older folks like me.
I want a ringworld movie
Cool enough. The Maori face tattoos for Sir Ben (Mazer Rakham - half Maori Kiwi) was an interesting touch. Hope they don’t lose the darker edges of the novel and make the film kid friendly (PG-13). But am not optimistic on that score.
The very brief film clip gives it away. The same booming woofers; the same CGI; the same under-drawn characters. Just what makes this film different from the 25 or 30 scifi noisefests that have come before?
Isn’t the movie Storm Troopers based on one of the Ender series?
Oh. Yeah! In fact, there was one in the works but it all fell apart nearly ten years ago before they could get to filming anything. It may happen one day but not for a long time.
I saw the teaser and I about wet myself. I haven’t been this excited about a movie in a long time.
I dunno if we have the technology for that. Plus I dunno if they’d include the sex scenes or not. Personally, I didn’t care for them in the book. But I too would love to see a Ringworld movie. Definitely be interesting to see what a Puppeteer looks like.
I don’t know about a movie named “Storm Troopers.” “Starship Troopers” was based on the Robert A. Heinlein novel of the same name.
that’s probaby it but didn’t Ender also battle an alien Bug Queen in an early book? Been a while since I read them.
I still enjoy both... you know there’s sequels to the movie, right?
One of these days I hope to get a hold of my brother-in-law and watch `em all. :)
Let’s not get me started on what an abortion that movie is. The director supposedly bragged he’d never read the book.
It would be much easier to film those movies than moving on with Speaker and Xenocide. Not to mention that it would make more of a connection with audiences.
But why did they have to take the set designs from Starship Troopers and join it with costume design by Hunger Games? I mean, I get the technical challenges that would be involved with white sets, but all that steel work in the sets and heavy fabric costumes departs significantly from all the existing technology from space exploration up to this point.
Ahh well, I'll go see the movie, get disappointed by aspects of it, and dread the follow on earth wars which will probably be significantly changed to avoid offending anyone. It is so hard to get excited about anything Hollywood produces anymore.
Love the book. I have the audio version. The narrator, Stephan Rudnicki, does a fantastic job. I hope they don’t ruin it.
What took them so long? The story is a natural for today's plugged in folks. Too bad too few read the book (remember books?).
Obama as Hindmost.
No, the Hindmost was at least intelligent. Obama is more like... plankton.
Theoretically might be a better term than loosely in that case