I’m guessing that most posts you’ve had your eyes on tells you that you need to go in blind where 10 Cloverfield Lane is concerned. Because I’m feeling all noble I will tell you that it would be a great disservice to yourself and the quality of the film to spoil it beforehand. I went in blind, and it was the best possible way to go into this. The best I can give you in terms of plot is there a woman who is in an accident and when she awakes she is told by the owner of the bunker she’s in that there has been an attack and she won’t survive outside. Is it for real? Can Michelle live in peace with Howard (John Goodman) and Ben (John Gallagher)?
Things I really liked about this film:
The atmosphere is so tense. John Goodman gives an incredible performance as Howard. The man is so strange, and despite evidence showing you that there are some truths behind his increasingly wild conspiracies, you can never be sure about his intentions.
John Gallagher as Ben – I really liked Ben. He was certainly awkward and provided some chuckles – but it was that an awkward and uncomfortable chuckling. I also enjoyed the development he had – the blind faith in Howard and how it started wavering.
Female lead – I enjoyed her sooo much. I have to say, the couple of thriller/horrors I’ve seen have all had great female leads in, and that makes me supper happy because I really can’t deal with tears and hysteria. Get up and kick some ass!
The end – like WTF hahaha. I did not expect that. It was like “Oh, this is done” and then it was like OH HELL NO, THIS IS SO NOT DONE.
Will there be a real sequel? I hope so. The film and characters deserve it. I would definitely go see it.
I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed this one so much. Was definitely a goodie!
It was a goodie!
I’m always happy to see this movie get so much love, it’s just so good!
We’re getting another movie in the ‘Cloverfield universe’ next year, and I’ve got high hopes for it now 🙂
It was so good! I am super happy to hear that!! I will definitely see the next one in cinema then.
PS: I find it so hard to comment on your blog 😮 I can’t seem to find what I’m doing wrong and I love the content over there!
How did I not hear of this movie? Where was I? Looks mighty intriguing!
You must watch it, it was a great and tense thriller! Hope you enjoy 🙂
Cool review! One of my favorites of the year. Hope there’s a sequel in the works too. Mary Elizabeth Winstead was freakin’ awesome.
Thanks! Mine too! She was so badass, I loved that 🙂
Yup yup yupppers! 10 Cloverfield Lane has a little special place in my heart for being such a well-contained, tense thriller with plenty of twists and turns and large John Goodmans.
John Goodman was SO FREAKY. I loved the film. The wild twist was WILD.
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one of my favourite films of 2016. John Goodman is amazing here.