Overall Rank: 15521
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 10
Theatrical Release Date: 09/27/2019
Genre: Crime, Mystery
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jim Mickle
Actors: Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall, Bokeem Woodbine, Cleopatra Coleman, Sarah Dugdale, Julia Knope
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/03/2020
'In the Shadow of the Moon' is the type of the movie that starts off strong and promising in the first act, where the mystery keeps the audience inquired until the end. However, as the movie slowly unfolds its mystery, you sort of guessed it at the beginning, which was a bit disappointing. I did not try to predict the ending or anything, but my brain picked up on it quickly.
I went into this knowing absolutely nothing and I was inquired throughout. There is an underline theme in this movie that is sprinkled throughout, which I can only describe as "sadness". I think any movie that deals with the passing of time and loved ones is bound to bring a sad quality to it.
Boyd Hallbrook was rather good in this movie and at first, I did not recognise him. He gets to show off a lot of his …
Yojimbo - wrote on 02/02/2020
A Philadelphia street cop encounters what appears to be the victims of a serial killer, but when the assumed dead perpetrator reappears and starts killing again exactly nine years later he comes to believe that there is much more to the case.
Another Netflix funded project, In The Shadow Of The Moon begins with pretensions to being a Seven style serial killer movie but soon morphs into a time paradox story that shares concepts with Twelve Monkeys and Looper. I hasten to add that this is not a spoiler – the opening scene makes this clear, which was rather an odd choice in my opinion. I suspect that the story would have been far better served by keeping the audience guessing, at least for a while. Once it settles into its new persona as trippy sci-fi, it becomes a reasonably enjoyable …
ikkegoemikke - wrote on 10/12/2019
If you kill me now…
the world as you know it will end
in a very short time.
Yeah. Once again a movie about time traveling. Always interesting to see how they incorporated the paradox of time travel. And there’s always going to be someone who claims something isn’t right. Not that I really care about that because I still don’t know anyone who has actually traveled through time to provide proof whether changes in the past may or may not affect the future. Perhaps that would provide proof of whether the grandfather paradox is plausible or not. So, for me, it’s still pure Sci-Fi. And that results in enjoyable films such as “About Time“, “I’ll follow you down” or “Predestination“. And this Netflix Original certainly wasn’t that bad either.
This film differs …
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