Review: Edge Of Tomorrow

Last year when Oblivion came out I wrote a different sort of review that read like an imagined conversation between Tom Cruise and that film's director Joseph Kosinski. It was quite fun to write, though not overly informative, and I chose to do so largely because of my ambivalence toward the movie, which was a dithering … Continue reading Review: Edge Of Tomorrow

Review: Super 8

***originally written 10 August 2011*** J.J Abrams likes secrets. From the marketing strategy of Cloverfield, to the entire bait-the-audience storytelling of Lost (and we’ll come back to Lost later), Abrams knows that what interests the audience the most is often what they either don’t know, or can’t see. And so we come to his new … Continue reading Review: Super 8