I avoided this movie when it first came out, due to the main actor and the plethora of science fiction movies he was doing at this time. However, while trapped on a long flight, I found myself with nothing better to do than watch it.
And I am glad I did. It’s not every day you get to see Tom Cruise act like a coward and attempt to defect from the military. I quite enjoyed this new side of him and got to experience a refreshing taste of his true acting potential.
The plot is also highly original. I can’t say much about it without giving it all away. But it’s interesting to see how a person copes when forced to relive the day of their death over and over. And then add in aliens invading earth and you def have a hit.
So if you were like me and were avoiding this film, take my advice and go see it!