Movie: 10 Cloverfield Lane.
Cast: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead & John Gallagher Jr
Director: Dan Trachtenberg
After directing a few short films Dan Trachtenberg directs his first feature, 10 Cloverfield Lane.
10 Cloverfield lane is the second instalment in the Cloverfield franchise. J J Abrams who has produced both the predecessor and the current one, intends to take the franchise forward with a third part titled God Particle.
All these films have different plots but somehow are related to each other, this is what makes this franchise different from the rest. Like JJ Abrams mentions 10 Cloverfield lane is a spirtual successor.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Michelle, who after a tiff with her fiance , drives outskirts of the city trying to get away from him, more than that, trying to get away from herself. Things go awry, when she meets with a terrible accident leading her car to overturn.
After the car crash, when she opens her eyes, she finds herself in a bunker with two strange men, who claim that the world outside is no longer habitable, due to some nuclear attack.
So she is stuck in this bunker, without any phone signals, & c’ant really confirm the fact that the world is no longer live-able in. She doesn’t have any choice but to trust what these two men are saying.
But are these men speaking the truth? Are they kidnappers? Or are they some psychopaths? or wait.. are they actually speaking the truth?
Will Michelle be able to live in this bunker say for a year or two , till the air gets clear outside?
To know more, you need to watch this film.
This film has a third person narrative, which leaves you guessing till the very end. The film slowly grows on you and has a unexpected climax.
This film is filled with unpredictable moments, and gut wrenching sequences.
John Goodman who plays Howard, is terrifying.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead who is known for her horror films Final Destination 3 & The Thing, gives an enticing performance.
John Gallagher Jr, adds in the sufficient breather in this otherwise tense thriller.
If you’re looking for thrills, Give this movie a shot. It wont disappoint you. Oh and yeah, the title roll in the beginning is just amazing!!
Watch the trailer here: