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Midnight Special Review

Think E.T. as told by an avant garde director… 1,226 more words


Jeff Nichols - Midnight Special film review

Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special held great promise for me considering how much I thoroughly enjoyed another of his films, Mud. However, this film has left me a little on the fence and to be honest I can’t quite understand why. 440 more words


Midnight Special Movie Review 

​Midnight Special isn’t your typical scifi movie but that’s what makes it so awesome!
Alton is a young boy who possesses special powers that frighten and amaze most people. 153 more words


Midnight Special

The sci-fi genre tends to put my cynical filmic sensibilities on high alert. More often than not, the genre offers cinema an easy vehicle for over-bloated visual bombast. 61 more words

Midnight Special

Midnight Special

Director: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver…

Grade: A

A young boy has gone missing. Seemingly kidnapped by his own father (Shannon) and his father’s boyhood friend (Joel Edgerton) we quickly come to learn that it’s not just the police looking for this boy but members of the cult like ranch where he grew up and the government. 287 more words


Movie Review: Midnight Special

Throughout time, highly gifted children have posed a challenge to their parents, and this is especially true if, like Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) in “Midnight Special,” he’s blessed (or cursed) with superpowers, such as the ability to manipulate light beams with his vision, the knowledge of a second world superimposed on our own, and a healthy dose of clairvoyance for good measure. 440 more words

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Movie Madness: August

 1 Stake Land: My first movie of a new month just had to be post apocalyptic horror, I was inspired to re-watch this movie due to a new TV series from SyFy Van Helsing that kind of reminded me of Stake Land. 1,933 more words