In the near future, there is an energy crisis on Earth. The Cloverfield Station with a multinational crew will test the Shepard particle accelerator expecting to generate energy for all countries solving the energy problem. However, the experiment goes wrong, damages the station and opens a portal to another dimension with a parallel Earth. They also find a woman entwined with wires behind a bulkhead of the station and they learn she worked in an identical Cloverfield Station in another dimension. Now the scientists need to find a way to return to their own dimension.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Volkov (Aksel Hennie), the Russian engineer on the space station, has the same name as Russian cosmonaut Vladislov Volkov. On 7 June 1971, Vladislov Volkov became one of the three human beings ever to die in space, when the Soyuz 11 (the spacecraft he was on) depressurized, leading to the asphyxiation and hemorrhaging of its three crew members. See more »
When the monitor is supposed to show "H2O breach" (around 1h 00mins), it shows a zero instead of the letter "O". (The subscript "2" is correctly formatted, but that's not possible here.) See more »
Are you controlling it?
'Course I'm not controlling it. It's over there.
Are you sure?
Yes, I'm sure because I'm giving you the finger right now.
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When the movie premiered on Netflix, the Netflix logo appeared before the Bad Robot logo at the start of the film. When the movie was released on DVD and Blu-Ray by Paramount Pictures, the Netflix logo was replaced by the Paramount logo which still runs before the Bad Robot logo. See more »
The Cloverfield Paradox: I get it, I just don't like it
Let's be clear I really enjoyed Cloverfield (2008), I considered 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) to be a huge let down and was stunned upon the sudden blanket release of The Cloverfield Paradox.
I heard nothing but bad things, everyone I know slammed it and every review I read online crapped all over it so unsurprisingly I went in prepared for the worst.
Paradox looks the part, then again it should for 26 million dollars. The cast do a great job including the always excellent Chris O'Dowd and the movie has an element of mystery that kept me interested.
How are the three movies connected? I wondered, surely they must be right?
Well after watching the film, having a good think and even googling fan theories I can confidently say I mostly get it but simply don't like it. It is far easier to connect 1 & 3 than 2 & 3, someone might have to explain that to me in a bit more depth.
I understand that the movie is science fiction but Paradox has too much pseudo science for me and left too many things unexplained and I'm not even talking the connection stuff.
I don't think this is a bad film I just think that the three Cloverfield movies are broken jigsaw pieces that the creators are trying to awkwardly force together and it just isn't working.
I'd like to see one more, one final Cloverfield movie that competently explains everything. If that were done then it would add so much to this and Cloverfield Lane.
Alas won't hold my breath, I predict a final movie as baffling as this one which will not leave fans with the answers they seek.
I'd say nice try, but I'd be lying.
Looks decent enough
Couple of bits are scientifically bafflingly inaccurate
The whole franchise is just a poorly made mish mash of ideas
Things I Learnt From This Movie:
Whatever that generated food was, I don't want it
Identical twins and rocky road sounds both a sexy and terrifying sexual fantasy
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