You won't be disappointed!
It's complicated... I really like the directing, acting and writing but, there are issues with the way it's shot that I just can't deny. As much as I love the storytelling and the fantastic performance but, there are also certain scenes that didn't need to exist.
It's a movie as timely as it is provocative and amazingly, for much of its running time, it is weirdly funny.
It's easily one of the freshest, sharpest and most enjoyable films of this year.
I enjoyed this film. The casting and acting was pretty good, though the whole earth story arc around Michael was disconnected and felt like it was tacked on to try and link some other plot items together (though I thought his acting was good). The whole Cloverfield thing passed me by, and watching this stand alone I thought the last few seconds of the movie were just utterly silly, but I understand now why it was "shoehorned" in. Jensen's character seemed really "thin", and her motivations seemed pretty obvious right from her introduction into the story line. Her "twist" wasn't really very much of a twist at all. However, none of this should take away that it was a fun, stand-alone sci-fi watch. On a final note, it seems a bit of a shame that there are a great many reviews for this film on IMDB that suggest that anyone who doesn't like this film is stupid or a troll. Movies are art, art is subjective. Just because someone has a different view from you doesn't make them dumb. If everyone thought the same, what would be the point of ratings, the point of reviews?
I really love the Cloverfield franchise and I had to wait 4 months after this film was released to watch it as I don't have Netflix but when I was at a relatives house I got to watch it and even though it had been spoiled for me I really enjoyed it . Was some of it confusing ? Yes but nothing in the Cloververse is ever laid out for us is it ?
This film answers some burning questions such as why was their a giant Monster in the ocean in the first place for Tagruato to discover ? Because it was sent there due to the space station messing up time in this films dimension. Where did the aliens come from in 10 Cloverfield Lane ? They're ere transported there due to the space station messing up time . This film also had some awesome Easter eggs such as the logos for Tagruato and some of its subsidiaries being seen on the space station but this film had one Easter egg which I absolutely love in 10 Cloverfield Lane Emmit says he saw a red flash in the sky in this film the Space station emits (no pun intended) a red flash . Something else which is just pure speculation on my part but we see parts of the station fall off in this film which could mean that it's part of the space station we see fall into the water in the first film and the final thing is that the monster in the first film is described as a baby it would seem that the monster in this film is the mother !!!Do I recommend this movie ? If you love the othe Cloverfield movies then absolutely if you've not seen them then go watch them and look into the ARG (basically the backstory to certain things which you can find online ) and then watch this film
Doesn't have enough coherent plot to warrant the time wasted. Summary complete. There's plenty of decent movies to occupy your time! Shame as the cast has potential, just... where was the plot?!
Cloverfield was a great movie and deserved other great films that did an intelligent job connecting everything.I saw the bad reviews and thought I would give it a shot any way - but this movie failed in a lot of areas.First off, the plot was all over the place! Great Sci-Fi movies can bridge reality and fiction, so lines are almost eerily blurred. In this movie, the director didn't seem to care how outlandish things were. Oh, let's take a shoe and have it attack the whole station with ketchup addicted slugs. I mean, just random stuff all over the place that didn't make sense. It added ridiculousness to it. Plus, the movie is hard to follow in a sense because it has so much random stuff thrown in there and side plots - you almost forget the whole reason they're up in space.It connected to Cloverfield slightly, but I don't feel it had respect for the first film. I mean Cloverfield was really good! Very well directed! This killed the series unfortunately. A very poor attempt to bridge what could have been an excellent series.If the Cloverfield series is to be saved, this needs to be completely done away with and a new movie done, with a much better plot and a much deeper and more respectful and interesting connection to the first movie.