Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the director of TRON: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind. Jack Harper (Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. Living and patrolling the breathtaking skies from thousands of feet above, his soaring existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands. Oblivion will be shot in stunning digital 4K resolution on location across the United States and Iceland. It is directed by Joseph Kosinski and stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olga Kurylenko, Melissa Leo, Zoe Bell and Dane Cook.
Dark, serious sci-fi has always been hard to come by in mainstream cinema. If a sci-fi film isn’t brimming with colorful CG creatures and an overblown budget, it’s probably going to sneak in and out of theaters. Films like District 9 and Children of Men are the rare exceptions, and they always leave enough of an impression that the genre never gets completely forgotten. That torch is now carried by Oblivion, a twisty sci-fi drama dense with atmosphere, starring Hollywood darling Tom Cruise. The year is 2077, and Earth’s last human denizens are left on the planet to repair drones as they draw resources from the planet. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) does the footwork, flying down to the planet’s surface to fix drones disabled by “Scavs,” the last of... Read Review