‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Review: Tom Cruise's Groundhog Starship Butterfly Source Code Troopers Day Effect

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Review: Tom Cruise's Groundhog Starship Butterfly Source Code Troopers Day Effect
Tom Cruise has a killer case of déjà vu in “Edge of Tomorrow,” and he's not the only one; viewers will pick out plot elements from “Groundhog Day,” “Starship Troopers,” “Source Code,” and “The Butterfly Effect” from this exciting sci-fi action epic, adapted from the delightfully-titled novel “All You Need Is Kill.” The familiarity never gets in the way of the fun, however, with director Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”) and screenwriters Christopher McQuarrie (who recently directed Cruise in “Jack Reacher”), Jez Butterworth, and John-Henry Butterworth keeping the plot moving forward (albeit in a circle) with...
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