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Midnight Special (Untitled Jeff Nichols/Sci-Fi Project)

Midnight Special
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Adam Driver Adam Driver
Sevier
Bill Camp Bill Camp
Doak
Scott Haze Scott Haze
Levi
Sam Shepard Sam Shepard
Calvin Meyer


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Jeff Nichols Jeff Nichols
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1 year, 6 months ago at Sep 28 23:42
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I am surprised this is rated so average. I would have expected something much higher given the cast and crew. Plus the trailer looked absolutely incredible. Jeff Nichols is the mastermind who brought us Mud and the up coming Loving that I absolutely want to see. I don't know why I have taken so long to watch this. It's time now though.

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A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Tags: 2016 (3), Sci-fi (3), Road Trip (2), Kidnapping (2), 00's (1), HQ (1), Adventure (1), Drama (1), 2010s (1), Box Office Flop (1), Cults (1), Science Fiction (1), Special Kid (1)
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"First Watched 1/27/2018 *Oh boy watching three films that begin with the word Midnight back to back this is a fun fact that will not really mean much of anything in the grand scheme of things :D* Anyway this film was pretty interesting it has a fairly good mystery that gradually unfolds as the film progresses. It was interesting seeing what exactly would happen next and how this conflict was going to come to a head. I have to say that the creative routes they took were certainly different f"


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"Director Jeff Nichols (Loving) pays homage to Spielberg's Seventies and Eighties classics with this moving story of an unusual child and the father who would go to any length to protect him. Alton Meyer is a strange kid who has a penchant for tuning into frequencies no human ears can pick up (like, say, intelligence agency satellites) and can do amazing things with his eyes. Naturally, this makes him a person of interest to both religious cults and government spooks. As we hit the road with our "


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" DVD- 1hr. 51min. First Viewing Too slow and monotonous for its own good, Midnight Special is, nevertheless, a thought sci-fi film about fatherhood. While I wouldn't say that I was in love with a lot of it, the plot felt undercooked and the ending was a mixed bag, I can say that there was too much good to write it off. The cast is excellent, the look and style evoke 1970s flicks, and there are some genuinely lovely moments. If Nichols had just had a clearer vision of what he wanted, the film wou"


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"Im really starting to like Jeff Nichols movies. First Mud, then Take Shelter and now Midnight Special. His film making skills as a writer is steady and that final touch as a director is always satisfying, touching and chilling. Very remarkable."


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