Less a movie, more an event; the eagerly anticipated Cloverfield rocked onto South African screens this week. Godzilla meets the Blair Witch Project, the movie is, quite simply – and quite literally, actually – a blast, with an outsized monster thundering its way through New York City, really REALLY pissed off.
I loved the grainy lighting, I loved the shaky hand-held camera, I only noticed afterwards that there was absolutely no sound track – all served to intensify the sense that you were watching someone’s ghastly home movie. When your mates explode in a vapour of blood in Bloomingdales, you know you’re having a helluva night.
On the Moviebuff Blog, TR Miller, who plays Hud in the film, shows off some of the prime NYC locations used in the film. Or you could just use the map…….