• 2012
  • US
  • 1h 23min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Josh Trank
  • Cast: Michael B Jordan, Michael Kelly, Alex Russell
  • UK release: 1 February 2012

Andrew (DeHaan) decides to make a video document of his difficult life at home and school, but then he, cousin Matt (Russell) and friend Steve (Jordan) are granted telekinetic powers by an otherworldly meteorite. The found-footage format helps to get the audience onside, and despite some contrivances Chronicle is dark, well-executed and sometimes exhilarating.

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