Chronicle * Josh Trank (2012)

This was airplane film number two. The trailer opens as an irritating teenage film, but suggests something darker towards the end, so I watched it. Three teenager find some mysterious gigantic diamond in a hole in the ground. Having spent some time with it, they develop superpowers. Somehow they can ‘will’ things to happen. Initially having a lot of fun testing their new abilities, things to wrong when for one of the three anger gets in the way. The initial light film develops towards an over the top action thriller with tons of special effects. This does not make “Chronicle” (the title is unclear to me by the way) a very interesting film though, but if you like special effects action movies, this one could be for you.

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