The Cloverfield Paradox review “Alien, but with worms”

The Cloverfield Paradox posterThe science fiction genre is often seen as the origin of some of the most influential and famous movies of all time: Star Wars, Alien, 2001: A Space Odyssey, just to name a few. All of them turn to the stars for stories that, otherwise, would seem foolish to imagine.

However, Netflix’s latest surprise venture, The Cloverfield Paradox, elevates the once shaky camera footage of the original movie into a fully-fledged sci-fi thriller.

The Cloverfield Paradox follows a team onboard a space shuttle which is trying to find a way of sending unlimited power to a dying Earth. However, the device malfunctions, sending the crew into an alternate reality and wreaking havoc upon Earth. Continue reading

“Somewhat misleading, but thrilling nonetheless” 10 Cloverfield Lane review

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By Adam Brannon

It’s best to start off this review as honest as possible. If you’re expecting a fully-fledged sequel or even a prequel to Matt Reeves’ brilliant monster horror, Cloverfield in 10 Cloverfield Lane, you’ll be very disappointed.

But, if you’re expecting a superbly written, well-acted and claustrophobic thriller, then this is definitely the film for you. Dan Trachtenberg, who makes his directorial debut with this feature, has crafted a taut film that has no real connection with the 2008 hit. So is it as good? Continue reading