The Director of 10 Cloverfield Lane Explains All About That Wild Ending

We all went into 10 Cloverfield Lane wondering how it connects to the original Cloverfield. We walked out of it analyzing the totally bonkers ending, and realizing the thriller is actually a kind of heroic origin story. io9 spoke with director Dan Trachtenberg, who explained why the ending was the whole point of the…

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10 Cloverfield Lane Is Fun But It’s Not in the Same League as Cloverfield

You’ve probably heard that the new movie 10 Cloverfield Lane started out as an unrelated thriller called The Cellar (or Valencia). And then producer J.J. Abrams decided to rename it 10 Cloverfield Lane, and make it a “sister movie” to his 2008 sleeper hit. This was probably a mistake, because it underscores that this…

Cloverfield Is as Mysterious Today as It Was in 2008, and That's Why We Still Love It

Eight years after its release, the mere mention of Bad Robot’s found footage film Cloverfield is still a lightning rod. Whether people love it or hate it, everyone has a strong opinion about it. We saw that play out recently when a seemingly unrelated film was revealed to be titled 10 Cloverfield Lane, and everyone…