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OBLIVION Olga Kurylenko

“Oblivion” is sci-fi entertainment that recalls genre pictures from the 1980s and ‘70s, where character and spectacle were more evenly matched. It’s a strikingly designed and photographed effort that indulges only a handful of blockbuster bonanza moments, more attentive to its knotted exploration of identity and paranoia, almost old fashioned in its inspection of psychological disruption. That’s not to suggest “Oblivion” isn’t exciting, but it carries more of a literary tone, hoping to extract suspense through intimacy instead of explosions, constructing a beguiling atmosphere of isolation and revelation that keeps the production alert, despite a few convoluted twists along the way. Read the rest at


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