Tom Cruise is Major William Cage – a soldier forced to live the same day over and over again when he finds himself in a time loop on the day of an alien invasion.
Edge of Tomorrow tries to do something new with the sci-fi genre, but ends up a run-of-the-mill action blockbuster with little in terms of imaginative storytelling or any character depth. Most of the jokes don’t land, numerous unnecessary characters are thrown in for no purpose, and it’s just straight-up boring.
What Edge of Tomorrow amounts to is a two hour video game.
And this one’s not worth repeating over and over again.
Edge of Tomorrow is rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, as well as language.”
© Matt Tory, 2014.