Chronicle Review

by 2/01/2012 11:31:00 PM 0 Pengkritik
Sponsor : @Churp2 
Movie : Chronicle 
Date : 31st January 2012 (Premiere Screening) 
Malaysia Release : 1st February 2012 
Venue : Cathay Cineplex e@Curve 
Time : 9.30 p.m. 
Rating : 3.5/5 
Source : Churp Churp


New technologies and social communities allow us to record, post and comment on every second of our lives, sharing our every emotion and opinion with the world, no matter how mundane.

Initially they use their powers to play innocent pranks on each other and people around them, but soon they gain confidence and learn to control their powers better to take on more difficult tasks. 

Their newfound sense of immortality and impunity will force them to evaluate their own morality to ultimately decide where to draw the line about how far they should go.  

p/s - I heard this is a movie completely film just using the camera for this movie and included others camera from security cam, and even others people camera.

N this is what i have to say about this movie
It all started in a room with his camera just to record his daily life

Andrew, a high school senior that often being bullied by his schoolmates and even being annoyed by the cheerleaders team because of him recording it on the field sit.

The only person that is closed to him is Matt, Andrew cousin. And it was on that night, Andrew were brought to a party by Steve Montgomery, also a high school senior contending for the President post and the chronicle begun.
Steve and Matt found a hole that Andrew were being pulled on to record on the discovery as it emitted a strange sound lurking out of the hole. Steve decided to go down the hole with Matt and Andrew that brings them to a relics where suddenly, they all black out.
On the next day, (Don't know how many days has passed by), they all started to try something that no others have on it. Beginning by throwing on a Baseball to each other, Matt managed to curved it and hit Steve face while Andrew, managed to stop the ball in the middle of the air from hitting his face.

1 by 1, power by power discovered. As the power developed, their nosed also started to bleed and with Matt theory, as their strengthening their power, they also strengthening themself. From invulnerability trying to hit a fork on Matt hand, to testing it on a parking where Steve able to telepathy and change the position of a car, to scaring a kid by making a bear dancing and floating on the air and lastly, the power to be able to fly that they almost hit by a plane and saved by Andrew that make Steve appreciate him so much.

Time by time, they become so friendly with each other and closely to each other. And this, gives Steve an idea on how to use Andrew power to make him not scared anymore and not being bullied by others but being praised by their schoolmates. Andrew managed to impress his high schoolmates with his power that it becomes like a magic to them and the crowd is loving it that he becomes so famous in a night.


On that night also, Andrew is being shamed by the girl that he tried to make up with.

And it all begin while they were driving when suddenly a car from behind doing something annoyed that Andrew, with his power, push the car to a cliff and almost killed the driver that were saved by Matt and Steve.
And the conflict started to rise up as Andrew does not listen to any of the rules to prevent them from misused the power to hurt other humans.

He started to bullied his schoolmates by hitting on others and pulling out a students teeths that gave attention to Matt and Steve on their friends. At the house, Andrews show his father the rude way by using his power to deny him from hitting him again.

And the Alpha predator begins as he said in a dialog on a car junkyard before crushing it alone with his mental power.

Andrew kill Steve by struck him with a lightning after suddenly their nose bleed again and they knew it was Andrew doing. Steve try to help him, but because of his anger, something bad happen that changed it all.
To save his mother and get the money to buy medicine, Andrew steal money from the gangs at his parks and killed them all, and finally try to steal money at the gas station that an accident happen when the gas owner try to shoot him that Andrew uses his power and Booom!!!

While the incident happen, Matt finally able to date with 1 of the camerawoman he met during Steve party. And as he was celebrating someone's birthday, his nosed suddenly bleed and Matt knows what to do to save their asses.

Matt rushes to the hospital just to see Andrew were trying to tossed down his father but saved by Matt and the fight begins!!! Want to see the fight happen??? What happen next??? And who killed Andrew???

Final story, Matt been able to fulfilled Andrew wished to go the Mount Tibet where the monk meditating to find peace and it was dedicated to Andrew.

The story is full of hidden message that shows what happen when a bullied guy suddenly have a superpower that he can't control it even himself and even forgetting the hardwork being with his cousings and friend, Steve.

The message also tell all the viewers that even though you got new powers that is far greater than before, used it for the good and don't ever forget who you are before it happen.

Like 1 of my friends watching it together said in malay proverbs

"Seperti Kacang Lupakan Kulit"


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