Subject: Re: The Cloverfield Paradox
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:
>>> 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"
>>> "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)
>> 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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