Saturday, 30 January 2016
The 5th Wave
I think we have been here before.
An alien spaceship hovers over Earth generating all manner of destruction in a series of 'waves' which seem intended to eradicate human inhabitation of the planet. The fate and future of Earth falls to a small group of photogenic teenagers.
'The 5th Wave' brings nothing new to the science fiction and destruction movie genres. A disguised 'surprise' villain was easily identifiable at first appearance and the screenplay is woefully lamentable at moments. It goes without saying that logic is not a strongpoint of the plot.
The computerised effects are competent.