Overlord (2018) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Overlord (2018) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Julius Avery

Written by: Mark L. Smith, Billy Ray

Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, Dominic Applewhite

Runtime: 109 min

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drops into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that's crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower.

But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord certainly offers high expectations.

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Mission: Impossible III (2006) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Mission: Impossible III (2006) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: J. J. Abrams

Written by: J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci

Starring: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Simon Pegg, Maggie Q, Laurence Fishburne

Runtime: 127 min

The third entry in the Mission: Impossible film series involves Impossible Mission Forces (IMF) agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) being forced back into the field just when he was planning on marrying his girlfriend, Julia (Michelle Monaghan).

His mission, should he choose to accept it, is to capture Owen Davian (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a dangerous weapons dealer who is selling a toxic weapon. Eventually, Davian makes things personal, and Hunt has to protect the ones he cares about.

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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) - SPOILER-FREE Review

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Julius Onah

Written by: Oren Uziel

Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, Chris O'Dowd, Ziyi Zhang, Elizabeth Debicki, Roger Davies, Aksel Hennie

Runtime: 102 min

The Cloverfield Paradox is one of my Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 due to my unconditional love for Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane, all of them produced by the great J.J. Abrams.

This film tells the story about a group of scientists on a space station with the mission of harnessing a new unlimited energy source since the Earth is suffering from a crisis that can end the planet's energy resources in five years.

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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg

Written by: Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken, Damien Chazelle

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr.

Runtime: 103 min

Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) suffers a car accident and wakes up in a bunker, discovering that she has been "rescued" by Howard (John Goodman). He keeps her from leaving by emphasizing that the world is no longer habitable following an attack on the planet.

This is the second movie of the Cloverfield franchise and Dan Trachtenberg's big film debut, produced by the great J.J. Abrams.

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Cloverfield (2008) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Cloverfield (2008) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Written by: Drew Goddard

Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T.J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Annable

Runtime: 84 min

A surprise going-away party between friends is interrupted when a monster of massive dimensions starts to destroy New York City. They need to leave the city before a heavy weapon is unleashed on it and rescue as many of them as they can.

J.J. Abrams is one of the best producers in movie/television history, so a film with him and with the direction of Matt Reeves is definitely worth taking a peek.

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Written by: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt

Starring: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker

Runtime: 136 min

Star Wars, one of the most popular and influential franchises of all-time, returns with Episode VII - The Force Awakens to begin its new trilogy, set 30 years after the events of Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

J.J. Abrams is directing and co-writing this movie and he counts with the help of some new rising stars (Daisy RidleyJohn BoyegaAdam Driver, amongst others) as well as some members from the original cast (like Harrison Ford or Carrie Fisher).

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