THE VAST OF NIGHT (Video Release USA 2019)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì

The Vast of Night returns viewers to an era when dialogue has been so well rehearsed that actors can perform multiple tasks while delivering their lines. This movie uses an old storyline, alien abduction of humans, and it is not perfect, but is almost there. It completely captures the 1950s era with WOW for nostalgia by using terrific props and some of the best work in cinematography. It’s simple, human, and easily absorbed entertainment with a welcome low-key entertainment presentation.

Storyline

Aliens are beaming humans up from small town America.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Andrew Patterson for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Caleb Henry, Marcus Ross, and Eric A. Williams for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Fay Crocker (Sierra McCormick), Everett Sloan (Jake Horowitz), Mabel Blanche (Gail Cronauer), Billy (voice of Bruce Davis), Bertsie (Cheyenne Barton), Gerald (Mark Banik), Benny Wade (Gregory Peyton), Rodkey Oliver (Adam Dietrich), Susan Oliver (Mallorie Rodak), Marjorie Seward (Mollie Milligan), Gretchen Hankins (Ingrid Fease), Sam (Brandon Stewart), and Lon Stemmons (Kirk Griffith).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This newer movie stands as a testament that films can still be made in the format and style of older movies and be completely entertaining. It’s a clean family watch with appropriate excitement that serves the entire family’s needs.

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