Film Review: Cloud Atlas

Posted on by 5WC in Film

There are some films in life that you cannot quite remember whether you like them or not, whether they are actually any good. They are a name. Nothing more. It’s that weird phenomenon in that, we can name the film and the actors who are in it, but try and remember the plot, try to explain the film: positively or negatively and everything falls apart. For me, Cloud Atlas is one of those films.

It was on a list of films to watch based upon the recommendations and “Review” section of Empire Magazine, and while I hadn’t caught up with it when it was in the cinema, I knew that it starred Tom Hanks and Halle Berry but after that I was at a loss. I didn’t really know what it was about and my entire decision to watch it was based one magazine who have been a bit hit and miss recently; I couldn’t even remember what the oracle – Dr Kermode – thought about it.
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