Overlord is a gloriously entertaining piece of B-movie schlock

For some people, labeling a film as a B-movie is a crushing bit of condescension, but for others, it’s high praise and an implicit recommendation. Between directing blockbusters like Star Trek and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams has spent the last few years eagerly embracing the latter point of view, producing outright B-movies through his company Bad Robot. Beginning with the found-footage monster movie Cloverfield, and continuing on with its spiritual successors 10 Cloverfield Lane and The Cloverfield Paradox, Abrams has used lower-budgeted genre mashups to let new and upcoming filmmakers hone their chops, mostly resulting in some entertaining films. Bad Robot’s latest film, Overlord, continues in the exact same vein. The... Continue reading…

MovieBob Reviews: ‘Overlord’

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Geek.com

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