Film Review: Cloverfield

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I can still remember vividly the first time I watched Cloverfield. I’d been given it by my brother as a present and, not being a large horror fan had put off watching it for one reason or another for a long, long time, until one sleepless night, I ended up lying in bed watching it on my laptop PC.

I also remember, coming away from that initial viewing wondering why I’d been so stupid to put it off for so long. In Cloverfield I found a movie that simply blew me away, it was implausible yet profound, scary yet entertaining and I fell asleep afterwards having expected a cheap and tacky movie about alien invasions and instead, come away having found what I thought was a potential little gem. A tale that really shook me by the rawness of it all. Read more