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Looking Glass (2018)

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A couple buy a desert motel where they find that strange, mysterious events occur.

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Tim Hunter

Writer:

Jerry Rapp

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicolas Cage ... Ray
Robin Tunney ... Maggie
Marc Blucas ... Howard
Ernie Lively ... Tommy
Jacque Gray ... Jessica 'Room 6'
Kassia Conway ... Strawberry Blonde
Bill Bolender ... Ben
Barry Jay Minoff ... Gas Station Owner
Jason K. Wixom ... Gas Station Mechanic
Kimmy Jimenez ... Becky (as Kimmy Hittelman)
Pascoalina Dunham Pascoalina Dunham ... Ava
Sila Agavale Sila Agavale ... Detective
Michael Christian Michael Christian ... Doorman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rebecca Beckham Rebecca Beckham ... Tommy's Girl #5
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Storyline

A psycho- sexual thriller following a couple that buys an old motel in the desert looking for a new beginning, but what seemed at first as an escape is soon a thrilling ride through a mysterious world when Ray discovers a two way mirror and witnesses a horrifying murder. In a twisted game of cat and mouse, Ray must race to save his wife and himself from a gruesome secret connected to the motel and the strange people who visit there. Written by AnonymousB

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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In interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Robinn Tunney described Nicolas Cage as one of greatest actors ever, saying she never enjoyed working with someone as much as him See more »

Goofs

When Tommy the truck driver leaves the lobby, Ray puts the gratuity in his back pocket as the shot cuts to Tommy's truck pulling in. In the next shot, looking at Ray from the side, he puts the gratuity in his back pocket again. See more »

Quotes

Ray: Stay the fuck away from my motel!
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Looking Glass: Another average Cage "Thriller"
2 May 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Oh Mr Cage you've done it again. I have no idea what Nicolas Cage's agent is smoking, but it must be strong stuff. I'm starting to think I was mistaken about Cage retaining his AAA star status but still doing independent/art films and think he might just have fallen from grace after all.

Yet another straight to DVD distinctly average thriller see's Cage play a man who alongside his wife has bought a motel. However things gradually start to seem amiss, as if something just isn't quite right about the place.

Also starring Robin "Prison Break" Tunney and Marc "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Blucas it at least has a competent cast. I've always disliked Blucas but even he did a good job here so at least the movie has that going for it.

I was frustrated by the tone, frequently it has a real 1980's vibe about it but that comes and goes which seems like a weird call. The pacing is flawed, the script is hit and miss and nothing about Looking Glass exactly flows.

Points for effort certainly but the whole thing comes across rushed. If Cage wants to return to his former spot in Hollywood he needs to turn his back on movies like this once and for all.

The Good:

Robin Tunney

Interesting premise

The Bad:

Rushed finale

Nothing flows


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Canada | USA

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English

Release Date:

16 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,788
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1.78 : 1
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