REVIEW: Disney's Tomorrowland – Starring Britt Robertson and George Clooney, plus Official Trailer

In Tomorrowland, a (what I believe is the 2nd) theme-park-attraction-turned-movie starring Britt Robertson and George Clooney, viewers are invited to an alternate dimension where anything is possible. Opening on a countdown clock with Clooney’s Frank Walker ominously narrating humanity’s doom with interruptions from Robertson’s Cassie Newton, Tomorrowland takes you on a journey into our future, our possible future, and a tiny bit into our past. Jump on and enjoy the ride! Check out my “Pros and Cons” list and the official trailer below!

Things I liked about Tomorrowland

– the two heroes were females

– the two female heroes were invested in the sciences

– the reminder that if Humanity doesn’t change, we’ll destroy our world

– the beauty of Tomorrowland (when at it’s best)

– the casting! Especially Raffey Cassidy, but also Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, and George Clooney

Things I did not enjoy about Tomorrowland

– plot holes, due mostly to science

– the forceful propoganda-nature of the message. We get it, if Humanity doesn’t change, we’ll destroy the world

– finding out some filming was done in an exotic, tropical location – then thinking about it and realizing it’s probably just that one fight scene which takes place on a beach… can we say “misuse of budget?”

– the length… early on in the movie it hits you that this is going to be a long ride

– the discomfort you feel when you think about how he’s a grown man that’s kind of still in love with a 12 year old (I can’t say more, it’s too spoilery)

About Tomorrowland (from IMDb)

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Disney’s Tomorrowland is now playing.