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Australian premiere of Cloverfield: a suitably abrupt review

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Marauding interweb meem, edge-of-the-seat thriller, hi-tech minimalism, monster-genre revival, Nokia commercial, whatever!

There has certainly been an advertising-boosted buzz about Cloverfield over the last couple of weeks. It isn’t a cultural phenomenon (despite what JJ Abrams, producer extraordinaire seems to think), and it didn’t feel like some drastic turning point in modern popular cinema, BUT Cloverfield succeeds as an immersive, organ-churning rollercoaster of a film starring, albeit in the periphery, what must surely be the best movie monster since Alien. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 16, 2008 at 9:37 pm

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Australian preview of Cloverfield

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mainstream pop culture has a seemingly increasing ability to disappoint, but what the hell – HA!! Preview tickets!! Check back in here tomorrow night by 10:30 pm for the review.

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January 15, 2008 at 4:50 pm

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