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Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow

This one snuck up on me with next to no hype and that is so, so refreshing to me right now.

Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson
Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr & Mrs Smith)
Rating: M

I’m a big fan of the “time travel” sub-genre of science fiction, particularly lately. In the last half decade or so moviegoers have been treated to such quirky time travel tales as Source Code and Looper, each of which presented a cool twist on standard time travel tropes and benefitted immensely from the breathing room that comes with such an uncommonly used plot mechanic. The latest movie to join in the mind-snapping fun, Edge of Tomorrow, is better than either of them.

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