From the In Box: Oblivion Already Taking Hits

The latest Tom Cruise vehicle – Oblivion – has hit the theaters outside the US and is apparently doing fairly well – at the Box Office.

It’s also doing fairly well as a punching bag for critics who are a bit more familiar with SF in print and film than the average, already generating the following coverage on Slate, that offers up an Oblivion-Wall*E mashup trailer that should only be viewed when one is sitting down and has absolutely no choking hazards anywhere in the vicinity of the mouth.  Watch to the very end, it will be EXTREMELY worth doing so

Apparently there are quite a few plot points shared between both films, including that both star robots….

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