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Live Die Repeat With This Infographic Of The ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Timelines

Live Die Repeat With This Infographic Of The 'Edge Of Tomorrow' Timelines

We’re still mercifully months away from the loud onslaught of the summer movie season, and though we’re dreading the pounding our eardrums will endure — not to mention our eggheads — we’re still holding out hope that at least one upcoming tentpole proves to be a worthwhile experience. Personally, we hope something in the warmer months can compete with last summer’s most surprisingly enjoyable release, the timeline-looping “Edge Of Tomorrow.” We’re not the only fans either as the AV Club has linked to a fan-made infographic that promises to make sense out of the sci-fi film’s “Groundhog’s Day” timeline.

Created by George Hatzis, the infographic keeps track of the nearly thirty loops that Tom Cruise experiences in the film until he figures out a way to defeat the alien army. Even with the multiple loops, the plot of the film unfolds in a rather simple, straightforward way, and indeed, Hatzis’ chart is one of the more easily understandable charts that tend to appear online following a film that plays around with time. That sleekness of plot allows the film to luxuriate in the types of character beats that made the film a much more satisfying experience.

You can study the infographic below (or in a bigger version here), and buy or rent “Edge Of Tomorrow” on VOD or in a store near you.

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