10 Cloverfield Lane
First screened in March 2016
Director: Dan Trachtenberg. Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr., Suzanne Cryer, Douglas M. Griffin. Screenplay: Josh Campbell & Matthew Stuecken and Damien Chazelle. Twitter Capsule:
I finished watching the way I complete in-flight crosswords. Same mix of sport and tedium. Same modest payoff.
Intimacy and economy of construction stand out, particularly in relation to where the movie goes and the questions it raises. I wasn't as impressed as some, but it merits a peek.