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'Edge of Tomorrow'
If you didn’t see this movie in theaters, then you made the wrong call.
"Edge of Tomorrow" finds new ways to make the time-loop that Tom Cruise’s reluctant hero is forced to relive seem fresh, funny and emotionally resonate, while simultaneously serving the eye-candy spectacle a movie like this needs. The end result is both epic and intimate, as evidenced by the film’s first storming of Normandy beach to battle an alien threat. It’s the first 20 minutes of "Saving Private Ryan," but with mech suits. It starts with a drop ship exploding while its soldiers dangle from its bay like metal marionettes, swinging and crashing and falling in a haze of tracer fire and explosions.
The fun continues in a training montage that lets Cruise show off his surprisingly great comic timing as his character learns how to become a more effective killing machine.