Excerpt: …Kosinksi’s story is such a mishmash of those that have come before, everything from “WALL*E” to “Star Wars” to “Total Recall” to “An Affair to Remember,” that instead of becoming immersed in it, it becomes a game of spot the reference.
Excerpt: La película está basada en una novela gráfica no publicada del director, y aunque visualmente está muy cuidada, tiene la misma emoción que ver creer el césped y la misma coherencia que el discurso de un político.
Excerpt: Rod Serling would have loved “Oblivion.” Joseph Kosinksi’s new sci-fi thriller is based on a graphic novel treatment, but its roots go all the way back to “The Twilight Zone.” Kosinski, who previously directed, but didn’t write, “TRON: Legacy,” has made a much more interesting movie here, with a much smarter script.
Excerpt: As frequently as the world has been destroyed by alien invaders, it’s hard to find a feasible concept that hasn’t already been done. Instead of trying, Oblivion cribs as many of its ideas as possible from others and leaves behind a visually magnificent, but emotionally vacant story.
Excerpt: Except from the visual standpoint it’s just a middle-of-theroad futuristic action picture, lacking the sense of mystery and majesty that Kubrick brought to ‘2001’–as well as a saving sense of humor.