Cloverfield: "Hipsters Under Seige" 

"Cloverfield has a high concept, and it is this: A videotape pertinent to the msyterious event code-named "Cloverfield" has been archived by the U.S. Department of Defense and DARPA (Defense Advance Research Projects Agency). The movie is the playback of the video; if something happens that is not on the video, the film audience doesn't get to see it."

Find out if Flyer reviewer Greg Akers digs the film Cloverfield's concept here.

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