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.


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