Back in 1988, a "one-shot" graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland was created that no one, not even Alan or Brian, could have predicted would have an everlasting impact on DC comics and its universe.
It was a graphic novel where director Tim Burton (1989's "BATMAN" & 1992's BATMAN RETURNS) stated it was the first comic he ever loved ... it was a graphic novel where director Christopher Nolan got his primary influence for the late…
There comes a time in every film fan's life, that a film comes out that simply grabs you by the balls (or boobs) and simply doesn't let go. It's one of those rare films that presents nearly everything you could possibly want in a film.
Action ... Suspense ... Drama ... Mystery ... Sci-Fi/Fantasy ... Romance ... Tragedy ... Thought-inducing themes ... and an ending that kick starts deep debate and soul-searching.
Each and every single one of those elements…
If you're looking for a film where all the elements that go into film-making and storytelling work to absolute perfection ... look no further than right here in director Jeff Nichols' sophomore effort of "TAKE SHELTER" ... a combination family-drama/apocalyptic horror that hits all the right emotional and dramatic beats for its viewing audience. It's a film about so many things and themes that you can relate to in the real world ... "family responsibility" ... "the mystery of uncertainty"…