TheMovies Reviews Chronicle – Real Life Superheroics With A Dark Twist

The “found footage” film trend is one that outstayed it’s welcome two minutes into the end credits of The Blair Witch Project. Too many so-called filmmakers were just slapping amateurish shaky-cam footage on top of mediocre scripts in the hope that it’s “realism” factor would pull in the crowds, while it’s cheap production costs would guarantee them profit.

But a select few managed to truly make effective use of the genre tropes by offering an in-your-face voyeuristic intensity. Films like Paranormal Activity, Cloverfield, Rec 1 & 2 and Quarantine.

And now Chronicle firmly takes its place in the upper echelons of that exclusive list.

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MySwordIsHeavenly3412d ago

THANK YOU! I'm so glad other people enjoyed this one. The same goes for Quarantine. Fantastic film. :)