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Cloverfield

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Jessica Lucas, Michael Stahl-David, ...
Sam Emerson

Cloverfield

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
84 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/18/08
performer:
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Stahl-David
director:
Matt Reeves
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Drew Goddard
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, ActionAdventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a B+

In probably the most hyped movie of the season, thanks to Paramount’s viral marketing campaign, a giant monster attacks Manhattan. Audiences see the action Blair Witch-style via footage from a survivor’s handheld camera — one, they’re told, that was later found at Incident Site 447, the ”area formerly known as Central Park.” That’s about all we know…for now.