Video: I don't know if Jupiter Ascending -- the new movie from the creators of The Matrix -- is going to be incredibly good or impossibly bad, but one thing is sure: The amount of sci-fi visual porn in this trailer alone has sent my brain into overdrive. The design seems phenomenal. I'm really hoping for the movie to be as good as it looks in these trailers.
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