The Fountain has been getting some good press. Sean at Deep Surface gave it a mixed review, however, feeling that despite the fantastic visuals it just didn't suck him in. Reviewer Kim Voyner wanted to love it and didn't -- maybe because of high expectations.
I loved Pi many years back, and I also enjoyed Requiem for a Dream.
The trailer for The Fountain is visually stunning -- and this is the kind of movie I'm drawn to -- so I am still hoping that I will like this film more than those who have only been moderately satisfied with it.
Here is the trailer: