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Lonely planet – Oblivion review

By Simon Miraudo April 10, 2013 Oblivion lifts liberally from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Solaris, Moon, Sunshine, WALL-E, and pretty much every other science fiction film worth a damn. By cribbing from such bona-fide greats, the final product can’t help but be at least half-decent, if missing an identity of its own. The irony? Hidden […]

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Trailer Debut: Oblivion

It’s a sci-fi film set on a post-apocalyptic Earth … again! The first trailer for director Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion has appeared online with star Tom Cruise cleaning up the mess from an alien attack 60 years ago. It’s unclear what the attack exactly involved, but after the humans won the war, Earth was all but […]

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Tom Cruise is eager to Kill

Tom Cruise looks set to take on the starring role in Warner Bros’ adaptation of the anime All You Need is Kill, Deadline reports. Brad Pitt was previously eyed for project, but it seems his busy schedule means the role is ripe for Cruise’s taking. Doug Liman will direct the project, first scripted by Dante […]

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Tom Cruise joins Tron: Legacy director’s Oblivion

Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is certainly making his mark on the Hollywood sci-fi industry – not only is he helming New Regency’s sci-fi thriller Archangel, which tells the story of a secret unit of the military that tracks and hunts down aliens among us, but he’s also in the director’s chair for Oblivion, Universal’s […]

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