A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
After getting in a car accident, Michelle awakens to find herself in a mysterious bunker with two men named Howard and Emmett. Howard offers her a pair of crutches to help her remain mobile with her leg injury sustained from the car crash and tells her to "get good on those" before leaving the bunker. She has been given the information that there has been an alien attack and the outside world is poisoned. However, Howard and Emmett's intentions soon become questionable and Michelle is faced with a question: Is it better in here or out there?Written by
In one scene, for a brief second or two, you can see an envelope delivered to Howard. His last name, along with his address can briefly be seen. 10 Cloverfield Lane, Lake Charles, Louisiana. See more »
From the main floor there is about a 3 foot staircase into the kitchen. From the kitchen there is about a 12 foot staircase to the outside doors. This makes the main floor be about 15 feet below the ground level.
The whole air filtration system situation suggest a different thing. The duct opening the heroine climbs into is 6 foot above the floor. Near the end of the air duct there is an about 4 foot high "incline" that she climbs up to get into the air filtration room. The room is minimum 8 foot high. From the room there is a ladder to the hatch outside. The hatch is level with the ground and is at least 6 feet from the ceiling of the air filtration room. This suggests the main floor is 24 feet below ground, not 15. Even though all numbers are approximate, there is clearly a disconnect. See more »
Michelle, please don't hang up. Just talk to me, okay? I can't believe you just left.
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Unfortunately the ending ruined an otherwise great film.
This movie is full of suspense. It makes you guess about what is real and what is not. It happens more than once that you have to wonder about what is the truth and who is lying.
Because you are just as clueless as the main character, Michelle, you really get to experience the same type of emotions and confusion as she is. This not only makes you feel closer to Michelle as a character, but also to the overall story.
They did, however, ruin this connection that they build over the course of the story by making this sloppy, rushed and just strange ending. If they had made a different ending, my rating could have been an 8 or maybe even a 9. Depends on how good of an ending it would have been.
7/10. -Imme van Gorp
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