An alien race, nicknamed “Mimics” for their ability to replicate and respond to military combat strategies, has invaded the Earth and has taken over most of Western Europe. Humanity has begun to turn the tide of the struggle, with the creation of advanced combat suits and weaponry, and are driven by the inspiring victories led by Special Forces soldier Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt). An assault has been planned for the coast of France, with a successful result expected. General Brigham (Brendan Gleeson) orders Major William Cage (Tom Cruise), a paper-pushing high-level military media consultant, to be at the front. But having never been trained for combat, he resists. Forcibly, he finds himself a member of J Squad under Sergeant Farrell (Bill Paxton), and on the frontlines for the assault.
Continue reading at Graffiti With Punctuation.