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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Cloververse • Member Bonus • The Cloverfield Paradox
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The Cloverfield Paradox • Member Bonus

We wrap up our Cloververse franchise conversations with this member bonus episode, in which we discuss Julius Onah’s 2018 film “The Cloverfield Paradox.” Would it have been better without the Cloververse connections? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Cloververse • Member Bonus • 10 Cloverfield Lane
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10 Cloverfield Lane • Member Bonus

We return to the Cloververse for our August 2022 member bonus episode with Dan Trachtenberg’s directorial debut, 2016’s ‘10 Cloverfield Lane.’ It’s effective as all get-out, but does it feel shoehorned to be a followup to J.J. Abrams’ ‘Cloverfield’? And how remarkable is John Goodman?

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Cloverfield

The J.J. Abrams team jumped into the found footage realm with a fun Godzilla-style monster movie that was kept under strict wraps while filming, to the point where excited audience members actually believed that it might have possibly been a live-action version of Voltron. “Cloverfield,” which, in the film, is the name the government gives to this top secret creature after-the-fact, is a unique creature feature that at once allowed for an intimate story set in a massive location. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as we discuss Matt Reeves’ 2008 film “Cloverfield.”

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