A clever form of direction with stylish effects, Josh Trank's Chronicle supplies a rare thrilling blend of action and drama. Though the effects are slightly bland and unreal, the film is saved by its superb young cast and overall excitement and script. 4.5/5
Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage... read more
Release Date: February 3, 2012
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2012
Stats: 11,185 reviews
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January 7, 2014
The revolution that Stan Lee brought to comics was basically the idea that humans with superpowers were still humans nonetheless (THAT'S the revolution??? and yet from such small beginnings ... !) and thus flawed, their flaws manifest in spite of whatever their extra power might...
August 12, 2013
August 7, 2013
The movie is choppy, dialogue is cheesy, characterization is poor, acting is awful, and it ends all too abruptly. This is the kind of movie you go to expecting much more and then walk away thinking "Is it wrong that the fast food restaurant across the street has more to offer for...
April 16, 2013
The found footage genre has proven quite uninspired in recent memory. How far can you stretch out ideas in a genre where it seems all too clichéd? Although not a great film, Chronicle is still a breath of fresh air in a tired out genre. The film boasts some very good special effe...
April 16, 2013
Didn't really do anything for me... Surprised it had such a good rating. Then again, sci fi is not really a preferred genre of mine, so don't be put off by me!
February 20, 2013fb634552688
Once you get past the Blair Witch style camera, you'll find the closest thing to a realistic superhero movie, if such a thing exists.
February 19, 2013
So this is what high schoolers would do with super powers! I can completely believe this to be true..lol..I thought that this movie was a lot of fun! I am not really into those "live footage" movies, but I found myself enjoying this one.
February 18, 2013
If one looks past the "found footage" gimmick, there is a decent tale of post adolescence to be had here that includes some really seamless CGI wizardry. Unfortunately, there is all of that found footage - which, while initially an ok gimmick, wears thin really quickly - at leas...
December 24, 2012
No thanks to "The Blair Witch Project," found-footage films have become a self-sustaining genre of own. A one trick technique that has now been imitated by many a horror flick with varying success. After the disappointing "Cloverfeld" hopes weren't high for "Chronicle". Luckil...
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