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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Blake Lively
Mike Vogel
Lizzy Caplan
Michael Stahl-David
Greg Grunberg
Directors
Matt Reeves
Screenwriters
Drew Goddard
Running Time
85 minutes

Cloverfield
This is cinematic pleasure at its purest


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Cloverfield

Plot
During a leaving party for Rob (Stahl-David) something attacks New York and stands between him and the woman he loves (Yustman). So begins a race to rescue the girl and avoid getting eaten, all viewed via camcorder.


Verdict
A dazzling experiment that paid off immensely, this is cinematic pleasure at its purest. One caveat: If they ever make a sequel, we’re taking two stars back.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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