Synchronic

What is time? Simply a man-made construction designed to make our lives more linear. For years and years, the lives of Steve (Anthony Mackie) and Dennis (Jamie Dornan) have been linear. Not great, but linear. The two are longtime paramedics partners in New Orleans, growing up together and experiencing many trials, tribulations, and generally the […]

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Black Box (2020)

“You just need to remember who you are again.” That is what Dr. Lillian Brooks (Phylicia Rashad) tells her latest patient, Nolan (Mamoudou Athie). Nolan is the survivor of an accident that saw him lose his wife and has left him alone in trying to put the pieces back together. While he’s lucky to be […]

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Annihilation

Meiosis: The Movie? The days have only been hard for Lena (Natalie Portman), a biology professor once a veteran in the Army. There, she met her husband, Kane (Oscar Issac). Kane, still active in the military, goes on a mission to which little info is divulged on. Whatever he went on, he’s never returned from—until […]

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Arrival: Movie Man Jackson

We come in peace? In peace we come? Peace we come in? They all mean different things! Out of nowhere, large opaque oblong spacecrafts come out of the sky, hovering over 12 cities across the world. They look threatening, so they had to have come to bring destruction to Earth. But, they just hover there, […]

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Morgan: Movie Man Jackson

No, not a movie about the USA women’s soccer team’s most attractive female player. Morgan (Anya Taylor-Joy) is a scientific byproduct of a team of scientists. These scientists have been working for years on Morgan, their efforts to create an engineered human encompassing the best of humanity in intellect, feeling, decision making, and the works. […]

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Star Trek (2009): Movie Man Jackson

The future begins in the remnants of the past. In space, a Romulan, Nero (Eric Bana) is seeking vengeance across the galaxy. His home world has been destroyed seemingly by the Federation, an organization that seeks to keep the peace between worlds. Nero is from the future, which obviously complicates matters in ways no one is […]

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Chappie: Movie Man Jackson

“How was I supposed to know that you would become you?” The mind is, or can be, the strongest muscle in one’s body. It is also the most impressionable muscle as well. In a near-futuristic Johannesburg, South Africa, crime has curtailed thanks to the deployment of robots on the police force. Created by Deon Wilson (Dev […]

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Elysium: Movie Man Jackson

“We’re not gonna f*****g dying here.” Is 2154 so much different than 2015? Los Angeles (and what can be assumed the whole Earth) in the year 2154 is no man’s land. The City of Angels is dilapidated, grime-infested, crime-infested, and overpopulated beyond capacity. Its inhabitants are on one end of the spectrum, while the extremely […]

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District 9: Movie Man Jackson

“He was an honest man, and he didn’t deserve any of what happened to him.” The aliens have landed. Well, hovered is more like it. 20 years ago in Johannesburg, South Africa, aliens arrive in a ship and do little more than hover over the city. However, fear of the unknown spurs the humans to […]

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Limitless: Movie Man Jackson

“Why is it that the moment your life exceeds your wildest dreams, the knife appears in your back?” Just how much of our brains do we actually use? In Limitless, we as humans are only capable of accessing 20% of it, and for writer Eddie Mora (Bradley Cooper) it may be less. He is essentially […]

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