Much like Joseph Kosinski's previous directorial effort "Tron Legacy", "Oblivion" boasts remarkable visuals but completely lacking in a compelling story or characters. The landscape of post-apocalyptic Earth combined with 70's-style sci-fi production design are perfectly appealin...
Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the visionary director of TRON: Legacy and producers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth ... read more
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2013
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May 21, 2013fb655609510
This hybrid of Total Recall, Independence Day & The Matrix (yes!) suffers from a thin plot, but it redeems itself with its mind-blowing production design and Tom Cruise's down-to-earth performance (no pun intended). There's nothing new here, but director Kosinski (TRON: Legacy) h...
May 14, 2013fb791220692
"Oblivion" is a beautiful movie, and it's always good to see an original sci-fi film now and then. Unfortunately, its style only takes this post-apocalyptic journey so far. The film is hamstrung by characters that are as barren as the desolate landscapes they traverse, ...
May 9, 2013
Repetitious, confusing and mainly unfocused, Oblivion is a misconceived hodgepodge of clichés and contrivances from the first scene to the last. The result couldn't be stodgier and more predictable than what we see here.
May 5, 2013
Even though it looks great, "Oblivion" is dull, predictable and basically "WALL-E" without the heart.
May 4, 2013
Damn good popcorn movie.
May 3, 2013
I'm a sucker for sleek scifi action movies and based off of the trailers Oblivion reeled me in. But was it worth it? For me, it was a mixed bag. Oblivion is one of those movies that never really becomes its own beast. It's a hodgepodge of science fiction tropes, but these cliched...
May 2, 2013fb535316333
I think the biggest flaw with Oblivion started with the fact that it's suspense/mystery married to a painfully predictable plot. So for about 2/3 of the movie the audience is waiting for characters to move through all their motions of "development" while squirming in anxiety.
April 28, 2013
Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi adventure, Oblivion, keeps the story going.
The screen time is roughly 2 hours and it does feel that long. This is due to the pacing of the story which never rushes itself, yet never seems to come to a crawl. There is a high sense of mystery an...
April 28, 2013
Overall it was halfway decent. I honestly saw most of the plot twists coming, but the visuals and tech made up for it. I would recommend seeing it as a matinee or catching it in the 2nd run theaters
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