• The Cloverfield Paradox Broke J.J. Abrams' Mystery Box

    8 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    The Cloverfield Paradox released with one of the most audacious marketing stunts in cinema history. However, instead of changing the game, all it did was show the flaws in J.J. Abrams ‘ industry-dominating mystery box theory.
    The mystery box has become the Abrams punchline, an iconic, occasionally-mocked summation of his ethos towards storytelling and the practicalities of movie releasing in general. The basic idea was popularised by the filmmaker himself during a 2007 TED talk: the anticipation and suspense of a work - the used example was a literal mystery box Abrams got as a child - is...
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  • J.J. Abrams Says Cloverfield 4, Overlord, is a ‘Crazy Movie'

    J.J. Abrams Says Cloverfield 4, Overlord, is a ‘Crazy Movie'

    8 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

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    J.J. Abrams says Cloverfield 4, Overlord, is a ‘crazy movie'
    It was recently reported that Paramount Pictures is planning to release the fourth Cloverfield movie, tentatively titled Overlord , in theaters. After The Cloverfield Paradox made a surprise debut on Netflix right after the 2018 Super Bowl, the movie made a splash in the media despite being met with punishing reviews. Many wondered if the fourth movie in the series would end up on the streaming site as well, but it sounds like plans for the franchise to continue on the big screen are still underway.
    J.J. Abrams is...
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