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Still yet to see the first one..........LOL!

Cloverfield was terrible (not a fan of found footage stuff..) but this looks kinda interesting! And I have a huge soft spot (or hard :p) for Mary Elizabeth Winstead! :D

But is it actually a Cloverfield sequel??

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Say what you want, Cloverfield is my favorite Giant Monster movie.

The new trailer looks interesting, this can go in any direction...

IMDB says: "Waking up from a car accident, a young woman finds herself in the basement of a man who says he's saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside uninhabitable."

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Consider yourselves lucky, then.

Yeah, that was why I clicked in here. I'd heard the movie was terrible and was wondering why anyone was bumping the thread. Now I know it's because sequel, and I'm more confused than ever.

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IMDB says: "Waking up from a car accident, a young woman finds herself in the basement of a man who says he's saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside uninhabitable."

that's exactly the plot of an episode of Metal Hurlant Chronicles, almost word for word the same. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2105647/

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I enjoyed Cloverfield but this trailer is typical JJ Abrams 'less is more' shenanigans. I remember people speculating the original Cloverfield trailer had something to do with Voltron.

Yeah people that watched the first films trailer swore they heard "It's a lion!" when the guy clearly said "It's alive!" in reference to the monster.

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Yeah, I thought the first one was ok. Not horrible, not great either. My ambivalence has more to do with how annoying some of the main characters where vs. the giant-monster action.

And I love Ramona Flowers so I'm in for at least 1 viewing.

-b.

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that's exactly the plot of an episode of Metal Hurlant Chronicles, almost word for word the same. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2105647/

That's exactly what I thought, with James Marsters, nice but not the best episode though. It was a fun series overall with a few moments of greatness.

Cloverfield was very enjoyable so I'm definitely in for this one. Also the fact that it's not another found footage is definitely a plus

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I think if they hadn't used the found footage method or at least only made it part of the film then it would have been better. But its hard to make a found footage movie seem truly realistic as they try and push that element way too far and it never fully works. Yes some have worked better than others I find the typical shaky footage becomes fatiguing after a while. Besides how much video recording is someone in a critical life and death situation going to be continuously be recording?? I think you'd be more focused on staying alive instead.

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Cloverfield was by no means a Perfect movie (That goes without saying) yet it does have some pretty damn cool moments/scenes to it that make it worth the watch. I've always felt the movie would have played better as a News Crew caught in the city and trying there best to escape vs. I have to save my Ex from a Monster.

This trailer..... Hmmmm, it's got my attention.

@spanner "And I have a huge soft spot (or hard :p) for Mary Elizabeth Winstead! :D" I agree!

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Tried to watch Cloverfield again but shaky cam made me nauseous and I just wanted to smack the characters. Thankfully this one doesn't seem to be shaky cam footage.

Well good news, all the characters die.
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Been reading the Reddit thread about this movie since I don't give a crap about spoilers for it and yeah......don't expect the same type of movie Cloverfield was. Budget was puny so don't expect a lot of effects or cgi. Original story wasn't a Cloverfield story but was reworked into one.

https://www.inverse.com/article/12373-how-10-cloverfield-lane-began-as-a-totally-different-movie

Abrahms might be hoping to start a movie franchise using the Cloverfield name. I just know I'm waiting for reviews first before watching this one.

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"Worth Watching and Buying on Blu-ray"

"A"

"3.75 and 3.25 out of 5 Schmoes"

"Best Movie Ever"

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92% - "Smart, solidly crafted, and palpably tense, 10 Cloverfield Lane makes the most of its confined setting and outstanding cast -- and suggests a new frontier for franchise filmmaking."

Metacritic Score: 77 out of 100

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I think I'll go straight to the wiki for the spoiler B))

Perhaps I am a sad and pathetic panda, but seriously... that's what I do for EVERY movie, game, or book that interests me :D . Read it first on wiki, and decide if it's worth my money.

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Took myself to see this today. It is very suspenseful. John Goodman is pure gold and the Mary Elizabeth Winstead is very good as well. I now have a new crush. :wub: The director definitely gets the job done for a first feature length film. Don't go in expecting a sequel to Cloverfield. It ain't. :ph34r:

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Saw it today with my wife; we both enjoyed it. John Goodman was great, and my hat's off to the writers, director, and Mary Winstead for creating a realistic strong, intelligent female protagonist, esp in a film of this genre, where they are generally helpless and make poor decisions. I enjoyed how the movie maintains its tension throughout, punctuated by a few humorous moments. Good movie.

I'm not a doomsday planner by any means, but that bunker is pure awesome. :wub:

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Perhaps I am a sad and pathetic panda, but seriously... that's what I do for EVERY movie, game, or book that interests me :D . Read it first on wiki, and decide if it's worth my money.

Ha, my wife does and it drives me up the wall. I think she just hates surprises.

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So does this film have anything to do with the previous cloverfield movie? I was thinking the characters are locked in that bunker because of what happened in the first film?

Not reeeeaaally...but I guess you might call it a distant cousin of the first movie...maaaaybe...can't really say anymore without spoiling. :ph34r:

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