I liked Cloverfield a lot.  It had the potential to be too hip for its own good, based on the trailer; and it had the potential to just be really terrible because of the whole filmed-via-handycam aspect; but it turned out to be neither.  The character who did most of the filming was great, and the way the two complementary storylines were woven together via the overdubbed tape was downright masterful.  And the complete lack of any recognizable Hollywood pinheads stars was refreshing.

Posted by Anthony on 2 replies


01. May 7, 2008 at 12:31am by Kimberly:

I agree. I hadn’t even heard of Cloverfield before it showed up in our mailbox, but it was definitely one of the best movies we’ve watched recently. The cinematography and cast were both great & it was fraught with real emotion. I was on the edge of my seat for the better part of this film, which is usually something that only happens during Heroes or 24. This was on the top of a long list of things that I wanted to post about on my much neglected site, but you beat me to it! I should probably change my URL to something like

02. May 7, 2008 at 02:20pm by maria:

hahah. neverdifferent.

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