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Subject: Re: The Cloverfield Paradox
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On 2/6/2018 10:12 AM, Obveeus wrote:
> 
> 
> On 2/6/2018 9:49 AM, moviePig wrote:
>> On 2/5/2018 8:48 PM, bermuda999 wrote:
>>> On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:03:53 AM UTC-5, Greg Singh wrote:
>>>> Doesn't sound too good:
>>>>
>>>> https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/feb/05/the-cloverfield-paradox... 
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> As mentioned in your link, it was originally a cheap sci-fi movie 
>>> called "God Particle" unrelated to Cloverfield. It was retro-fitted 
>>> with references to Cloverfield.
>>>
>>>
>>> The Cloverfield Paradox Lands With a Thud"
>>>
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/02/the-clover... 
>>>
>>>
>>> "The Cloverfield Paradox should have been a comedy — and almost is one"
>>> (Netflix’s abrupt release of the third Cloverfield film was 
>>> apparently meant to beat the bad press)
>>>
https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/5/16976184/cloverfield-paradox-revie... 
>>>
>>
>> This kind of info is what we pay you for.  Many thanks for the two 
>> hours I'd never get back...
> 
> Given that it has only been out for a day and a half, it isn't doing too 
> bad.  Checking IMDB...
> 
> THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX:  6.1rating with 14,391 votes.
> 
> as a comparison to theater offerings:
> 
> INSIDIOUS THE LAST KEY:  5.8rating with 11,653 votes.
> This film has been out for 5 weeks.
> 
> SLUMBER:  4.7rating with 1,178 votes.
> This film has been out for 8 weeks.
> 
> AMITYVILLE THE AWAKENING:  4.9rating with 7,181 votes.
> This film has been out for 15 weeks.

tCP now has 6.0 from  15,208.  Fwiw, I do think Netflix confers a small 
pro-bias -- e.g., an anti-establishment sticking it to The Man.  What's 
most damning here, though, is the "retro-fitting" angle...

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