'Oblivion' -- 2 stars

<b>PG-13; 2:05 running time</b><Br><br>
A sort of "Partial Recall," "Oblivion" gives you a lot to think about. And too much time to think about it. The script by Karl Gajdusek (an interesting playwright) and Michael DeBruyn, based on an unpublished graphic novel by the director, Joseph Kosinski ("Tron: Legacy"), weaves a tale involving governmental conspiracy, a revolutionary underground movement (Morgan Freeman plays the supercool head of the "scavs," or scavengers) and various pro forma battle scenes that pit Cruise, in his spaceship or on his futuristic motorcycle, against a cadre of scowling, moon-faced mechanical flying drones, equipped with machine guns stolen from "Attack of the Clones." -- Michael Phillips<br><br>
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( April 16, 2013 )

PG-13; 2:05 running time

A sort of "Partial Recall," "Oblivion" gives you a lot to think about. And too much time to think about it. The script by Karl Gajdusek (an interesting playwright) and Michael DeBruyn, based on an unpublished graphic novel by the director, Joseph Kosinski ("Tron: Legacy"), weaves a tale involving governmental conspiracy, a revolutionary underground movement (Morgan Freeman plays the supercool head of the "scavs," or scavengers) and various pro forma battle scenes that pit Cruise, in his spaceship or on his futuristic motorcycle, against a cadre of scowling, moon-faced mechanical flying drones, equipped with machine guns stolen from "Attack of the Clones." -- Michael Phillips

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