Netflix’s sci-fi surprise release The Cloverfield Paradox isn’t as original as its marketing gimmick

Like characters in one of those zombie movies where no one says “zombie,” the crew of the Cloverfield space station—a big metal psilocybin mushroom orbiting near-future Earth—doesn’t know what it’s in for, having left our planet without ever having seen a single sci-fi horror movie: not Alien, not Event Horizon, and…

You can watch the new Cloverfield movie later tonight, but here's a trailer anyway

It has been over a year since we heard that Julius Onah’s delayed sci-fi film The God Particle was being held back so it could be reformed into the third installment in J.J. Abrams’ loosely defined Cloverfield franchise, then suffering multiple delays after that, but the movie finally made its debut during tonight’s…

David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw in talks to star in J.J. Abrams’ God Particle

In addition to expanding his intermittent Cloverfield franchise into a full-fledged “universe,” J.J. Abrams is lending a lens-flare hand to produce Julius Onah’s upcoming sci-fi thriller, God Particle. Onah, who directed The Girl Is In Trouble, assumed the helming responsibilities about two years ago, after the…

There’s a little Tarantino and a lot of Spike Lee in the mediocre The Girl Is In Trouble

The fingerprints of executive producer Spike Lee are all over cowriter-director Julius Onah’s middling feature-film debut about an impoverished Manhattan bartender/aspiring disc jockey, August (Columbus Short), who gets unwittingly involved in some criminal shenanigans. Trouble starts when a girl he met by chance one…