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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Midnight Special: Movie Man Jackson

No, this Midnight Special isn’t something you can get at IHOP. In San Angelo, Texas, an Amber Alert has been launched for eight year old Alton Meyer (Jaeden Lieberher). He’s been abducted by two males, Roy (Michael Shannon), and Lucas (Joel Edgerton), and the abduction quickly makes national news. Are these guys dangerous, or are […]

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The Martian: Movie Man Jackson

“Hi, I’m Mark Watney and I’m still alive… obviously.” Space…never…cooperates. On a routine manned mission to the Red Planet, a violent storm forces a NASA crew to evacuate quickly. During the evacuation, botanist Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is separated from the rest of his crew as a result of a large piece of flying debris. […]

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Self/less: Movie Man Jackson

“Do you feel immortal?” You can shed the body, but you can’t shed the mind. In Self/Less, rich businessman Damian Hale (Sir Ben Kingsley) has built a New York empire in the real estate/architecture arena. Money is no problem, but health certainly is as Damian battles cancer, and the most optimistic timeframe only gives him […]

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Ex Machina: Movie Man Jackson

“Can consciousness exist without interaction?” Cogito ergo sum. Or in English, I think, therefore I am. That famous phrase proposed by philosopher Rene Descartes applies to Ex Machina pretty nicely. Programmer Caleb (Domhall Gleeson), works for one of the world’s largest, if not the largest, Internet company. On a seemingly routine day on the job, […]

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The Faculty: Movie Man Jackson

“I don’t think a person should run unless they’re being chased.” And people thought homework was frightening. Harrington High School is your average Midwestern high school, and really just your average high school. Stereotypical teens fill the halls, like the pipsqueak geek Casey (Elijah Wood), popularity queen Delilah (Jordana Brewster), star quarterback Stan (Shawn Hatosy), […]

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