Occupation: Rainfall

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    David StrattonThe Australian
    On a purely technical level it delivers the goods pretty effectively; there are enough explosions and flying bodies to pass muster.
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    Nick DentTime Out
    Sometimes even cheesy movies can be a perfect distillation of the zeitgeist.
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    Chris GelderdFlickering Myth
    Occupation: Rainfall at least proves that the passion is there from an Australian cast and crew to deliver a no-brainer action film as big as Hollywood could do.
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    Marisa CarpicoThe Pop Break
    Unfortunately, Occupation: Rainfall feels like the outline of a great sci-fi movie instead.
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    Rob AldamBackseat Mafia
    We've seen this all before and it feels so frustratingly derivative. Which is a shame really as Luke Sparke's sequel should have been so much better.
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    Alistair LawrenceCommon Sense Media
    This is a well-funded B-movie with a convoluted search for a deadly weapon at its center and no surprises along the way.
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    Brian OrndorfBlu-ray.com
    The issues that plagued "Occupation" remain in "Rainfall," but there is genuine effort supplied to make a proper blockbuster with action and aliens this time around, keeping this unlikely franchise going.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Writer/director Luke Sparke is clearly dreaming big, which is to be admired and applauded... but the debt that Rainfall owes its high-profile influences is obvious to the point of being distracting
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    James CrootStuff.co.nz
    The result is a tale that drags outside of its admittedly impressive, but same-y set-pieces, that appears to have had more time spent on prosthetics than plot and, criminally, doesn't bring Tem back until an hour in.
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    Matthew PejkovicMatt's Movie Reviews
    Continues the story of alien conquerors invading heartland Australia with impressive craft and infectious energy.
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