Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these ... See full summary »
Alton Meyer is a boy unlike any other in the world with bizarrely powerful abilities and strange weaknesses. In the middle of the night, his father, Roy, spirits him away from the isolated cult that practically worships him and is determined to regain him at all costs. At the same time, Alton's abilities have been noticed by the US government as well and they are equally insistent on getting to the bottom of this mystery with Paul Sevier of the National Security Agency leading the Federal pursuit with his own questions. These rival hunts force father and son into a desperate run towards a looming date with destiny that could change everything.Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the eighth collaboration between actors Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks. Their films together include Blackbird (2007), The Missing Person (2009), Return (2011), Mud (2012) and Midnight Special (2016). They also appeared in the HBO TV series Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014), and have appeared in two stage plays; including Lady (2008) and The Killer (2014). See more »
The characters are told to go to the geographic coordinates of 29.4.31N 82.41.48W, which is about 25 miles north of Tampa, FL, and 4 miles from the Gulf. However, the movie at least twice shows them using a map aimed for the Florida panhandle near Apalachicola. Later "explosions" of energy are shown radiating from that area. They have missed by roughly 150 miles. See more »
E.T. with a real kid and not an alien. Worth seeing, but must be in the mood for.
"You have no clue what you're dealing with do you?" Alton Meyer (Lieberher) has been taken from "The Ranch" by his father Roy (Shannon) and they are on the run from them and the FBI. Alton is a very special kid and Roy knows this. He is trying to bring Alton where he wants to go, but must find ways to hide from everyone in order to protect Alton, and his power. This is a very good and very decent family movie. There are parts that may be a little intense for younger kids but nothing too bad. The best way to describe this is a type of human E.T. The movie is essentially one long chase sequence but hold your interest and really keep you wondering and engrossed. The movie is a little bizarre but worth seeing. This is one that I think people will either love or hate, and really one that must be seen to understand what I am trying to say. I did like this enough and do recommend it but isn't really a movie for everyone. Overall, E.T. with a real kid and not an alien. Worth seeing, but must be in the mood for. I give this a B.
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