I was going to ignore Jupiter Ascending altogether because movies like this are poisoners of the soul, but I guess I have to sink into the damn thing because (a) it’s become a Battlefield Earth-level stinker that people like me have to suffer through whether we want to or not and (b) I need to judge firsthand whether the “Eddie Redmayne’s Norbit” meme has value or is just a lot of bullshit. I had a chance to catch Jupiter Ascending‘s Los Angeles all-media last Tuesday night but I couldn’t make it down. Right Jupiter Ascending has a Rotten Tomatoes rating in the mid 20s and Metacritic score of 40, partly due to easy-lay geeks who can’t resist the visual splendor aspect.