EDGE OF TO­MOR­ROW (M)

AD­VEN­TURES OF A RE­PEAT DE­FENDER, US, 111 MIN

The Advertiser - SA Weekend - - MOVIE REVIEWS -

A fu­tur­is­tic ac­tion ad­ven­ture bound to steadily fas­ci­nate rather than truly thrill. In a plot that could be de­scribed as Ground­hog

Day meets Preda­tor, Tom Cruise stars as an un­der-skilled sol­dier who keeps dy­ing on the bat­tle­field as an alien in­va­sion be­gins. For rea­sons best not re­vealed here, our hero re­peat­edly gets the op­por­tu­nity to learn from his mis­takes. That’s right: time starts all over again, and with each new life, a lit­tle more vi­tal info is learned about a dom­i­nant and mys­ti­fy­ing en­emy. Though lack­ing the so­phis­ti­ca­tion of mod­ern time-bend­ing clas­sics such as Looper and

In­cep­tion, the movie ap­plies a solid grip from start to fin­ish.

Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise

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