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The Cloverfield Paradox (film review)

Film: The Cloverfield Paradox
Year: 2018
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi
Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Bruhl
About: Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

My Review: 
Having wanted to see the third Cloverfield movie since it got released onto Netflix and relaxing today I decided I would finally get around to watching The Cloverfield Paradox and hoped it would be as good as the second film. Also being a fan of J.J Abrams I couldn't resist giving this a watch.

The Cloverfield Paradox is about a space station who is trying to sort a source of energy for Earth, however when the experiment goes wrong and they end up going to a parallel universe the world's start to crossover with each other there is problems for both the space station and for Earth. With the space station trying to get home and Earth being in ruin will getting home fix the problem?

I thought this film was a great prequel to the first two Cloverfield movies as it shows how it all came about with the aliens being on Earth and how it all could have been avoided had it not been for the experiment on the space station. I did like however how it showed what was happening on the space station as well as what was happening on Earth so you could see the ramifications it had for both parties.

I also loved how this could be carried on with the same characters for another movie which is exciting and shows that the Cloverfield series isn't over yet. I also really like how all of the Cloverfield movies are very different from each other while also being roughly about the same primes making a film for all kinda of movie lovers while still staying sci-fi.

I would recommend this movie to those who love sci-fi as well as those who are fans of the Cloverfield series of movies. I can't wait to see what comes next in the series.

My Rating: 4/5

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxBaaINseI

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