Preview: Chronicle (2012)


Three teens who discover a mysterious object underground develop super powers which they initially use for fun pranks, but power corrupts.

  • Poster: C


It's not a very dramatic picture, the spec is hard to identify as a flying person and it doesn't exactly give information to the audience that they wouldn't have to see the trailer to get.

  • Trailer: B+


The found-footage genre isn't one of my favorites. I'm tiring of the whole concept, but this film looks like it could be interesting. Instead of looking at super powers in the hands of potential superheroes or supervillains, we're looking at powers in the hands of kids and the inexperienced who don't really care about saving lives, they just want to have fun.

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Release Date:

  • February 3, 2012