A Quiet Place, John Krasinski's unsettling, low-key horror film, has been one of 2018's best, creepiest surprises. But if things had shook out a little bit differently, it could've been a part of a major film franchise.
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Mystery and misdirection have pretty much always been a core part of the Cloverfield franchise, and in the first two films, that worked to the overarching plot's advantage. But there are a lot of things about surprise Netflix drop The Cloverfield Paradox that, frankly, were narratively confusing and messy to an almost unbearable degree. Executive producer J.J. Abrams has tried to explain, but we're not sure he's helping.
Only days after Netflix surprise-released Paramount's feared flop The Cloverfield Paradox, the online platform has bought the rights to the Michael Peña, Mike Colter, and Lizzy Caplan-starring alien invasion film Extinction, a movie that's been sitting on Universal's shelf for months. I'm starting to notice a trend here.
The third Cloverfield movie, The Cloverfield Paradox, was unexpectedly released on Netflix this week. It was a landmark moment for film distribution because never before has a film of this magnitude been released without reviews, notice, or promotion. Unfortunately, the film itself doesn't live up to its historic release.