Excerpt: Na de slechte recensies over deze film, had ik niet zulke hoge verwachtingen. Maar jongens, wat een goeie film. Het zogenaamde hand-cam filming was helemaal niet storend of wiebelig gefilmd. Drie jongens die bij toeval superpowers krijgen, krijgen een innige band.
Excerpt: I thought this movie was great! Good story, great acting, and amazing action. I know that the camera work can sometimes be annoying but I still love this movie! The Lost Footage Edition was actually amazing. They showed more scenes and it was a little longer.
Excerpt: I don't usually like the found footage movies, but this one is unique and actually quite good! Lots of action and you really get to feel for the main character. PQ is top notch - the first 12 minutes or so is supposed to be filmed using a low quality camera and the shots reflect that, but after that...
Conclusion: Chronicle is a superhero sci-fi filmed via found footage. Unlike other found footage movies, Chronicle manages to give an emotionally investing story, ground breaking special effects for it's budget, and one of the most climatic battle sequences of 2012.