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Cubeº: Cube Zero (2004)

Cube Zero (original title)
A young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavours to rescue an innocent woman trapped in one of its rooms.

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Female Doctor (as Araxi Arslanian)
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Set before the events of the previous films. As group of strangers awaken with no memory to find they have been involuntarily placed in a maze containing deadly traps, a young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavors to rescue a woman trapped within.

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The first experiment in fear. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence/gore and some language | See all certifications »

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22 February 2005 (USA)  »

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CAD 1,200,000 (estimated)
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In the monitor room at the beginning of the movie, there is a blurred shot of a controller for an Atari 2600 as the CD of Ryjkin's demise is being collected. See more »

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Right before he asks Dodd about the "third exit", Winn shows him how to win the chess game that he is studying. First of all, the position on the board is totally different than the one printed on the paper Dodd gives him. What's more, any chess player would agree that his 'solution' is ridiculous: black's last move (rook to e8) simply allows white to deliver a rather obvious mate in g7 when there were several ways to avoid it. It's impossible that an avid chess player like Dodd would not notice such a bold mistake, let alone qualify white's play as incredibly brilliant. See more »

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[first lines]
Ryjkin: I hate this place.
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Zero the fish as himself See more »

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Message From Buddha
Performed by Norman Orenstein
Written by Norman Orenstein
Published by Norman Orenstein Music (Socan)
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4 February 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

A perfectly adequate prequel to the first film. This time we see the men who operate the cube, but it doesn't take long to realise that they are still within the system.

This film owes a lot to the identity loss themes seen in Dark City and even the matrix, as the film resolves to show existence as a hierarchical and circular metaphor of continuous control.

This is low budget, but has a dated feeling that the original Cube film did not. Writers and set designers face a lot of pressure to create fresh ideas, and new ideas are sadly lacking here. The horror element is delivered well, but the sci-fi elements are rather tacked on.

(Saw this at Sci-fi London)


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