Approximately 3 years since I watched this and my opinion hasn’t changed. A poor instalment into what I consider a poor franchise in its entirety.
I tried but I just couldn’t get on board with this, fir me the good parts were far outweighed by the bad. First off I just couldn’t buy in to Aubrey Plaza as Andy’s mum, their relationship and chemistry read far too much as brother and sister. My biggest gripe was that I just didn’t like chucky, the way he walked and talked just infuriated me.
The first time I saw this film was at Celluloid Screams Horror Festival in Sheffield. Unlike the rest of the audience who found the film hysterical, I sat stoney faced throughout. I did not find the film funny or charming or even interesting to watch, truth is I hated it! So when the opportunity arose for me to watch the film in a less social setting I took it. I wanted to see if without the masses around I would…
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10 Cloverfield Lane is almost everything I wanted it to be. A tense claustrophobic thriller with plenty of well played out twist.
The performances are flawless, Winstead is impeccable and fastly becoming one of my favourite actresses. Truth be told though the film belongs to John Goodman who gives one of the most intense performances that cinema has seen in a long time.
As I said 10 Cloverfield Lane is almost everything I wanted. For me the disappointment when Winstead…